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Day of Innocence ‘life-changing’

The Brandeis Institute for Investigative Journalism, spearheaded by Florence Graves and Pamela Cytrynbaum (JOUR), hosted an entire afternoon of speakers and films in what was described as A Day of Innocence. Over the course of… Read More...

SAF reform amendment receives mixed reviews

In two weeks, the Brandeis student body will have the opportunity to vote for the Student Activities Fee (SAF) reform amendment. The Student Union has spent the past two semesters working on the amendment, which… Read More...

Silent protest organized against Republican speaker

Brian Camenker spoke at a Brandeis Republican sponsored event in the Shapiro Campus Center Wednesday. A silent protest was held as a response to his appearance. Camenker is the President of Mass Resistance, a statewide… Read More...

Flaw in voting system brings election results into question

Flaws in the student online election system may have allowed members of the Class of 2005 to vote in this weeks and past Student Union elections this year, according to a Hoot investigation. The flaw… Read More...

Feinberg to propose changes to SAF

Union President Jenny Feinberg '07 will present a proposal to the Student Senate on Sunday which contains reforms to the way the Student Activities Fee (SAF) is disbursed. The proposal as written would radically alter… Read More...

Recent history in the distribution of the SAF

In a multi-part series, The Hoot examines the issues that have compounded over the last few years, and which have led to an outcry demanding change to the distribution amounts of the Student Activities Fee… Read More...

Board of Trustees to meet next week

The Board of Trustees will meet next week to discuss and vote on various topics pertinent to the university, including revisions to the universitys conflict of interest policies, changes to the Faculty Handbook, and the… Read More...

Proposed changes to SAF

Capital Expenditures Fund Established to provide quick funding to clubs that have large, emergency expenses 2% of F-board budget to Cap Ex Fund; $150,000 cap on fund Built to replace the individual emergency funds held… Read More...

Alarms in Village irritate residents

A fire alarm malfunction which caused an increase in frequency and duration of fire alarms in the Village residence hall has been identified and repaired, according to Vice President of Campus Operations Mark Collins. The… Read More...

Faculty postpones vote on tenure change

Brandeis faculty postponed a vote at their Mar. 2 meeting on a faculty handbook change that would alter the amount of time that it takes for a junior faculty member to gain tenure at the… Read More...
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