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In the Senate Oct. 25

The Student Union Senate chartered the club Students Demand Action in their weekly meeting on Sunday. The club is part of a national organization of campus groups with the goal of educating students about gun… Read More...

Guest speaker talks on economic management of pandemic

Dr. John Lipsky is no stranger to predicting how the economy will be affected by major world events—and the pandemic is certainly major event. Professor Stephen Cecchetti (IBS) moderated a discussion on Oct. 21 with… Read More...

Starbucks cafe opened, employees redeployed to other locations

Starbucks in Farber Library reopened Tuesday after being closed for several days while management awaited parts for plumbing repairs, Sodexo Resident District Manager Michael Reilly wrote to The Brandeis Hoot in an email. Any time… Read More...

Brandeis Counseling Center working to deliver better care to students of color, increased transparency in finances

The Brandeis Counseling Center (BCC) is planning to work with student leaders of the Black Action Plan—which contains several demands made by students of color seeking equity on campus—to discuss how the BCC can better… Read More...

Brandeis COVID-19 Testing Tracker

These graphs provide data collected from the Brandeis COVID-19 Dashboard. The first graph depicts the number of positive test results from the week indicated. Since the university has updated its dashboard to distinguish new coronavirus… Read More...

Hiatt Career Center to work with student groups, other departments to serve career needs of students of color

Brandeis University’s Hiatt Career Center, in response to the Black Action Plan—a collection of concerns from students of color seeking changes to campus departments—plans to meet with student groups to discuss the career needs of… Read More...

Farber Library closed due to flooding, over 10,000 books damaged

Almost 11 thousand books are off the shelves and being freeze-dried due to water damage after a clean water pipe broke in a restroom on Farber 3 on Sunday, according to University Librarian Matthew Sheehy… Read More...

In the Senate, Oct. 18

Despite questions about whether or not proper procedure was followed, the Senate voted to approve a budget of $6000 for the Midnight Buffet, which will be substantially altered this year in light of the ongoing… Read More...

‘Don’t Punish Pain’ movement calls for the termination of Brandeis professor

A group of protesters called for Brandeis University to fire Dr. Andrew Kolodny (HS) as a part of the “Don’t Punish the Pain” movement on Wednesday outside of the entrance to campus, at the concrete… Read More...

Claudia Fox Tree discusses the impact of negative stereotypes

Harmful stereotypes against Indigenous people go back centuries, and it is important to unlearn these stereotypes, according to Claudia Fox Tree in her virtual talk on Oct. 12, the first of many Indigenous Peoples’ Day… Read More...
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