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Student Union fills three seats in uncontested special elections

As a result of Feb. 13 special elections, Shivam Nainwal ’22 and Tyler Carruth ’23 were elected as community senators and Chloe Yu ’22 was elected as an international senator. All candidates ran unopposed. In… Read More...

Students protest univ. investments in fossil fuel companies

Members of the community gathered in the rain to protest the university’s investments in fossil fuels on Feb. 13 at the Peace Circle outside of Usdan. The protest, organized by Brandeis Climate Justice (BCJ), heard… Read More...

Univ. expands travel restrictions as COVID-19 threat grows

Brandeis administration has expanded the official university travel restriction to include both mainland China and Korea after the continued expansion of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), according to an email sent out by Provost Lisa Lynch… Read More...

In the Senate 2/9

Vice President Kendal Chapman ’22 said that Senator for International Students Shuorui “Capo” Wang ’22 and Senator for the Class of 2021 Sissel Tan ’21 were removed from the Senate due to a lack of… Read More...

Prof. comments on medically assisted death

Medically assisted death is the path of most resistance for individuals looking to die with dignity in the United States, Professor Anita Hannig (ANTH) wrote in a commentary with WBUR.  Out of all the countries… Read More...

Brandeis first US univ. to endorse drugged drink testing devices

UPDATED: 3/10 6:30 p.m. Brandeis University is the first university in the United States to officially endorse and fund the distribution of SipChips, small single-use devices that test if a drink has been contaminated with… Read More...

Provost Lynch says Brandeis is in ‘great shape,’ prepares for her sabbatical leave

Provost Lisa Lynch is proud of the work that she’s done at Brandeis and feels that the university is in a good place for her to leave, she told The Brandeis Hoot in an interview.… Read More...

Dining hall satisfaction increases by two percent

The overall satisfaction for campus dining locations on campus was 77 percent, two percent higher than 2018, according to a press release from Brandeis Dining on its annual satisfaction survey. Sixty-five percent of students also… Read More...

Students discuss protesting on campus

Students convened in the Shapiro Campus Center (SCC) Multipurpose Room on Monday, Feb. 3, for an event to discuss the power of protest at Brandeis, in light of the recent amendments to Section 7 of… Read More...

In the Senate 2/2

Three candidates ran for Senate representative to the Allocations Board (A-Board), with newly-elected Racial Minority Senator Jasmyne Jean-Remy ’22 winning the spot. The Senate voted to clarify the quorum. “For the purposes of the Senate,… Read More...
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