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Once again, campus upgrades fall short of expectations

Over the summer, Brandeis’ campus was filled with construction crews renovating and updating many different buildings. Some updates were long overdue, such as the relocation of arts facilities from Prospect Street to the Epstein building… Read More...

Prevention training a continuation of positive progress

This week, The Brandeis Hoot reported on the recent sexual assault training module that was sent out to students on Tuesday, Aug. 18. Brandeis Sexual Assault Services and Prevention Specialist Sheila McMahon spoke with The… Read More...

Students should work with univ. to combat sexual assault

On Tuesday night, April 21, Students Talking About Relationships (STAR), Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance (FMLA), the Rape Crisis Center (RCC), the Office of Prevention Services and Brandeis Students Against Sexual Violence (B.SASV) hosted Take Back… Read More...

Univ. support for Take Back the Night one of many needed steps

On Thursday, April 16, Dean of Students Jamele Adams sent an email to the Brandeis community to inform them of Tuesday’s Take Back the Night walk. The annual event, a march across campus, is a… Read More...

Admin.’s reversal admits mistakes

Last week, the study body was in uproar over two decisions by the administration. They announced the reorganization of Chum’s Coffeehouse and the closing of the Women’s Resource Center (WRC). Students were appropriately furious at… Read More...

Admin.’s opacity unacceptable

This week, the Brandeis administration surprised the student body with the sudden reorganization of the staff of Chum’s Coffee House and the closing of the Women’s Resource Center in favor of the establishment of a… Read More...

Union positions should be competitive and coveted

This week, Brandeis held its annual Student Union elections, and The Brandeis Hoot is dismayed by the apathy among Brandeis students. Very few students run for Student Union positions, and very few students vote in… Read More...

RCC’s opening positive progress

This week, Brandeis celebrated the opening of its Rape Crisis Center. The RCC aims to act as a safe space where students feel comfortable reporting and receiving support following sexual assault. A long time in… Read More...

Univ. snowstorm staff should not go unnoticed

This has been a historic winter for the Northeast. Boston topped 100 inches of cumulative snow for only the second time in recorded history. So far, Brandeis has closed four times and delayed opening once.… Read More...

President should consult student opinion

This past Friday, Jan. 30, Brandeis President Frederick M. Lawrence announced that he will resign from the university at the end of this academic year. After five years in the position, Lawrence leaves behind a… Read More...
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