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Brandeis grad wins MacArthur Fellowship

Posse Foundation founder, Deborah Bial 87 learned Tuesday, Sept. 18, that she had been awarded the MacArthur Fellowship. I was in Chicagositting in a rental car and I got a phone call, explained Bial. She… Read More...

After forum, Ridgewood concerns remain strong

After efforts by the Student Union to move loud construction later in the day and the airing of complaints at the Ridgewood forum last week, the Ridgewood petition movement remains active. The Ridgewood petition calls… Read More...

Smoke in Rabb office brings in Waltham Fire Department

On Sept. 24, fire alarms sounded in Rabb Graduate Center at 4:13 p.m. after smoke was detected in an office. According to Amelia Liebhold 08, I was sitting in Rabb studyingthere was a professor and… Read More...

ResLife discusses Ridgewood possibilites

Following their monthly departmental meeting, the Department of Residence Life revealed potential plans for determining housing selection once construction of Ridgewood Quad is completed in Spring 2009. Were at the point that we have to… Read More...

Secretary censured by Union Senate after 7 hour closed executive session

Union Secretary Michael Goldman 08 was censured Sept. 23 by the Union Senate after seven hours of executive session, sources said, after being charged with disclosing closed elections information while races were still in progress.… Read More...

Change in UJ procedure leads to mixed reactions

The Union Judiciary (UJ) announced Sept. 7 a new policy in deciding Constitutional conflicts, sources within the UJ told the Hoot. This new policy, according to Chief Justice Jamie Ansorge 09, allows parties to forgo… Read More...

Reinharz signs climate pledge

President Reinharz signed the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) on Wednesday, Sept. 12, after being approached by the co-presidents of Students for Environmental Action (SEA) two days prior. The Presidents Climate Commitment… Read More...

Ridgewood student forum elicits many strong opinions

On Wednesday Sept. 19, the second of three scheduled forums held on the new Ridgewood residence halls, quickly turned into a battleground for upperclassmen from Ziv and the Village to voice their complaints about early… Read More...

Reinharz OKs guns for campus police

Following recommendations from an advisory panel formed after last semesters campus shootings at Virginia Tech, President Jehuda Reinharz announced that the university would begin arming campus Public Safety officers. According to sources from Public Safety,… Read More...

Public Safety issues warning after car break-ins and thefts

Three cars with shattered side windows were found at the Charles River apartment parking lots Wednesday morning by Brandeis police officers on patrol, said sources from the Department of Public Safety. After contacting the cars… Read More...
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