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Fair Trade passes

A majority of students voted last week in favor of a Student Union referendum that presses for a campus-wide conversion to Fair Trade Coffee. The petition, which was voted on from noon on November 21… Read More...

The History of SAF Funding

Over the summer students saw the Student Activity Fee (SAF) of $157.50 broken up into two different line-items on their tuition bills one for Student Events totaling $35 and one for everything else of $122.50… Read More...

Brandeis News in Brief

Maggie Balch, Director of Residence Life, has been selected as Brandeis new Assistant Dean of Student Life. The announcement was made Thursday in an email to the community authored by Dean of Student Life Rick… Read More...

Marder wins award

Professor Eve Marder (BIOL) has been awarded the Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience for outstanding work in the field of neuroscience. The highly prestigious prize is awarded annually by the Society for Neuroscience (SfN),… Read More...

Barney Frank speaks on gay rights issues

Congressman Barney Frank (D-MA) came to Brandeis on Monday to speak on issues of gay rights. In a brief interview granted to The Hoot prior to the talk, Frank described the depths of homophobia that… Read More...

The Buzz on Fair Trade

– According to the FTB web site, there are now over half-million farm families in over 300 coops in 23 Latin American, Asian, and African countries producing fair trade coffee. – A nonbinding Spring 2005… Read More...

C-Store equipment concerns to be addressed to Aramark

Equipment failures at Aramarks Expressway convenience store (C-Store) have caused abrupt closures and frustration among some students. A two-door freezer unit broke down at the beginning of the semester and could not be repaired, resulting… Read More...

BIPAC goes to Washington

The Brandeis Israel Public Affairs Committee (BIPAC) traveled to Washington, D.C. this week to lobby Congress and to attend a meeting at the White House. The culmination of six months of planning, the trip connected… Read More...

ANTH offers new Masters in Cultural Production

The Brandeis Board of Trustees has recently approved the creation of a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Cultural Production, an interdisciplinary graduate program of the Department of Anthropology. According to the Anthropology Department website, the… Read More...

Father Michael to Leave Deis

Father David Michael, the Catholic priest at Brandeis, will leave the University this semester in order to serve in a nearby community. The move was decided by the Boston Archbishop Sean OMalley due to the… Read More...
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