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Double jeopardy: Brandeis grad knows all the right questions

Do you know the questions to the following answers? A) Syrians enjoy a drink called Arak, a strong liquor made from anise and this vined fruit. B) This TV show features the characters Tad Martin, Brooke English, and Erica Kane. … Read More...

Women’s bball #3 in nation

The temperature may be dropping outside these days, but inside Red Aurebach Arena the Brandeis womens basketball team has things sizzling. The women enter this weekend with a perfect 13-0 record and are currently ranked third in the latest Division … Read More...

Fac. Committee to release “deliberative” report on Jaffe’s proposals Feb. 15

The Faculty Review Committee (FRC), established by Provost Marty Krauss in consultation with the Council of the Faculty Senate, is responsible for reviewing Dean of Arts and Sciences Adam Jaffes proposals to change various curricula within arts and sciences. The … Read More...

Movie, discussion honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Intercultural Center and the Student Union presented a screening of the film Boycott at the Shapiro Theater, followed by talk from Prof. Gordon Fellman (SOC) about the effects of the civil … Read More...

Union creates alcohol fund

At your next student event, drinks might be courtesy of a surprising source: the Student Union. Recently, the Union announced its decision to set up a fund specifically designated for funding alcohol at student events.

The fund, which represents $2,000 … Read More...

New class evaluation forms debut

New course evaluation forms made their debut last semester in the History, Near Eastern and Judaic Studies and Theater Arts Departments. The surveys showed an increase in the amount and specificity of questions. This is consistent with the aim of … Read More...

Republicans, peace activists share bus to D.C.

The day Bush was re-elected as president of the United States some people cheered, some people cried, and others were merely apathetic to the entire election. On that day, the Brandeis Republicans began planning a trip to watch the inauguration. … Read More...

Modfest slated for Jan. 29

Despite its last-minute cancellation late December, Union senators are working to reschedule Modfest. Assistant Dean of Student Life Alwina Bennett indicated that Saturday, Jan. 29 might be a likely date.

The traditional event was the subject of long negotiations between … Read More...

Ice rink constructed, skates still elusive

Earlier this week, a new ice skating rink was completed among the trees between the Shapiro Campus Center and the Feldberg Building. Dean Rick Sawyer and the Student Union Executive Office worked together to plan and create the rink, which … Read More...

Former Provost received over $300k in severance

Former Provost Mel Bernstein, who left Brandeis after a sudden falling out with the University, received $335,363 in employee benefits during his only year at Brandeis, according to the Universitys 2002-2003 tax forms recently obtained by The Hoot. This amount, … Read More...

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