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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 potentially affected departments were understandably concerned about… 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 students in the U.S.… 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 is a… 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 national symbol, a green cedar,… 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 that has emerged within the… 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 know that the process can be just… 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… Read More...

EVANS: A 'Farewell' to Stephen Heyman

The word farewell must go in quotations because the column written by Justice Senior Editor Stephen Heyman 06 was far from an actual farewell and instead was used as a way to have a final… Read More...

FARBER: Beware of the Mugwort

A grammatician can be defined as someone who knows a lot about grammatics, and the intricacies of their function within the English language. An ignoramus, though, is someone who knows a lot about ignoring stuff,… Read More...

EDITORIAL: Open government is fundemental in discussions affecting students

Last week in these pages we reproduced an unedited e-mail from a Student Union senator to the rest of the Senate, sent on that bodys private mailing list. In the e-mail, Noah Haber 08 noted… Read More...
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