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April Fool: Housing selection corruption leads to second selection in May

This months Housing Lottery selection, which hit an unprecedented 1787, was allegedly corrupted by student hackers, say sources within the Department of Residence Life. Because of the damage done to the lottery process, Residence Life… Read More...

April Fool: Thirsty Thursdays moved to Mondays

Thirsty Thursdays have been moved to Monday, according to Student Union Officials. The reason for the shift, sources say, are due to lackluster attendance on the current dates.Its still going to be the same Thirsty… Read More...

April Fool: Dershowitz arrested for stalking, harassing

Alan Dershowitz was arrested for harassment by Waltham Police and Brandeis Public Safety yesterday evening following a month-long investigation. The Harvard Law School professor and author of The Case for Israel and The Best Defense… Read More...

April Fool: News Briefs

The missing funds from the Vagina Club were found, Director of Communications Brian Paternostro '07 told The Hoot, in an unnamed Senator's bank account. Much of the funds, said Paternostro, were spent by the student… Read More...

April Fool: Senate passes resolution not to congratulate basketball teams

This past Sunday, the Student Union Senate passed by unanimous consent, a resolution not to congratulate neither the Men's nor Women's Varsity Basketball teams on their successes this season, during which both teams advanced to… Read More...

April Fool: Brandeis mascot to be replaced

Ollie the Owl, Brandeis long-time mascot, will be replaced after this semester, University President Jehuda Reinharz announced Tuesday. This comes after a student poll asking whether or not the current mascot adequately represented the schools… Read More...

April Fool: Fight envelopes Reitman Hall

Three first-year students were detained by Brandeis Police Tuesday evening March 27 after a fight broke out on the third floor of Reitman Hall in the North Residence Quad. The names of the involved parties… Read More...

Public Safety warns of rising theft in area

The department of Public Safety sent out a theft alert e-mail to the Brandeis community on Monday, after receiving an update from the Waltham Police Department. Recently there have been a series of thefts of… Read More...

Esteemed Israeli jurist speaks at Brandeis

Aharon Barak, world-renowned jurist and eighth President of Israels Supreme Court (1995-2006), spoke before an audience of nearly 250 in Sherman Function Hall Sunday about the sensitive and difficult balance between the freedom and dignity… Read More...

First round of elections done as Shreeya Sinha takes presidency

The Student Union announced that Union Senator-at-Large Shreeya Sinha 09 won the mandate for the presidency during the first round of elections Tuesday, winning 752 votes. Class of 2008 Senator Michael Goldman 08 also won… Read More...
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