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Column: College not the holy grail of maturity

Before going to college, two wise prophets (otherwise known as my parents) gave me some valuable information. They told me that there are very weird people in the world, especially in college. After experiencing four… Read More...

On Your Marks: Even pro athletes cannot escape Residence Life

If youre a Brandeis student, the following situation is probably very familiar. Late February or early March you find everyone is crowding around the mail room, eyeing each person as they open a white envelope,… Read More...

Writer's Block: Fun Czar: if it's good enough for Harvard…

There has really never been much doubt that Brandeis provides its student body with a high quality education. We have the dedicated administration, the notable faculty, the proud alumni, the generous donors. The environment around… Read More...

EDITORIAL: Res. Life needs to re-evaluate its priorities

After numerous focus groups and feedback sessions sponsored by the Department of Residence Life two years ago, that office took the bold step (their words) of dramatically altering the services they provide to students: they… Read More...

Musings on a 'quirky' family

After nearly four months of fall semesters academic grind, most of us plowed through finals in mid-December and slid into winter break with just enough energy to make it home, up the stairs, and into… Read More...

Operation Student Shield misdirected

The tragic and disheartening events following this falls improbable, seemingly impossible, Red Sox championship have left many in our community searching for an appropriate scapegoat. Some quickly blamed the bedlam, injuries, and unfortunate fatality on… Read More...

Allow us to introduce the Hoot

Many people have commented over the past few semesters about various problems they perceive within the Justice. Some of their criticisms may just be normal bickering, some having to do with accuracy, misquoting, timliness and… Read More...

Editorial: Coulter visit may be a good thing if executed correctly

NRA president Charlton Hestons 1999 visit to Brandeis was, despite the best efforts of event organizer Bryan Rudnick, a high point in Brandeis political life. While the potential for controversy was high (and heightened by… Read More...

Letters to the Editor

To The Editors: In recognition of the launch edition of The Hoot, I extend best wishes from the staff and leaders in the student life group. Over the years, Brandeis has enjoyed similar start ups… Read More...

Brandeis students in different world than young pro athletes

This past winter break, two people who play important roles in my life celebrated their twentieth birthdays. The individuals could not be more different, one a student, the other an athlete. One is female; the… Read More...
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