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LETTER: Vote to require Fair Trade coffee

To The Editor:

Fair Trade Certified products, a market-based approach to sustainable development, are an easy and effective way of alleviating poverty. Next Wednesda… Read More...

WRITER'S BLOCK: Loving that dirty water

I have always taken great pride in the fact that I am from Boston. This is obvious, based on the notion that when choosing a college to attend, I just couldnt seem to tear myse… Read More...

BERKENWALD: Why I heart Reslife

Every year I wait in excitement for that letter in my mailbox– the one that gives me a number that tells me where I live next year. This year, I couldnt be happier to find tha… Read More...

EDITORIAL: Jaffe, Krauss deserve pat on back for months of headaches

When Dean of Arts and Sciences Adam Jaffe put forth his preliminary proposals for improving the Academy at Brandeis, an immediate furor erupted from all quarters. Members of … Read More...

BERKENWALD: Brandeis only sucks as much as you want it to

We finally have the data to prove what we Brandeisians have known all along: this place kind of sucks. Brandeis was ranked by the Princeton Review to have the fourth unhappiest stud… Read More...

VERBATIM: A libeled giraffe speaks

The following email was sent to The Hoot by a class of 2007 student in reference to an article printed Mar. 4, 2005 titled, “Brandeis has a social life but what we lack Read More...

GOLDMAN: Lebanon, freedom and the Brandeis dilemma

What part dont you get? Syria Out Now! shrieked a protesters poster in downtown Beirut on the morning of Saturday, March 5. Between red and white flags embossed with Lebanons n… Read More...

MEYERS: Mixed reviews for Wikipedia

In the last fifteen years, the Internet has made all but defunct the old 26 volume, several hundred dollar encyclopedia set. One popular site that I have been using and tha… Read More...

WRITER'S BLOCK: The housing lottery: Hitting it big or playing it cool

Okay kids, brace yourselves. Its time for the 2005 Brandeis Housing Lottery. Key the dramatic music and a slightly elevated heart rate. If youve done this before, you kno… Read More...

PEPOSE: Brandeis has the social life, what we lack is a P.R. firm

Im going to start this article with a disclaimer: I really do like Brandeis. I think it is a great school, better than a lot of people give it credit for.

Now thats about it for the b… Read More...

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