Home » Top Stories

The Brandeis response to the immigration order

There is something in the air on the Brandeis campus that gives the impression that nothing is occurring. Yes, Donald J. Trump is President of the United States. Yes, his policies are somehow uproarious, but so far the most affected Read More...

Fencing competes at Eric Sollee Invitational

Coming off a 5-0 sweep meet at Brown University, the men’s fencing team returned to battle again at the Eric Sollee Invitational at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

The team could not hold on to the winning streak, however, and Read More...

Are we criticizing Betsy DeVos enough?

Betsy DeVos has received quite a bit of criticism in recent weeks, and frankly I find this initial level of criticism to be both unfair and un-American. As Americans, we should be criticizing DeVos much more.

To understand why, we Read More...

Take kids to protests

A couple of weeks ago, a picture of a toddler at the Women’s March swept the Internet. This toddler was holding a sign that was clearly self-made, containing no words or recognizable designs, and rather was covered in crayon scribbles. Read More...

Liebowitz shares highlights of Board of Trustees Meeting

The Board of Trustees discussed four resolutions including the approval of a $50 million bond to begin construction of a new residence hall to replace the Castle, according to a campus-wide email sent out by President Liebowitz on Friday, Feb. Read More...

Prof. Fellman urges against complacency

“Do you know the movie, ‘The Hunger Games’? That’s kind of the image I think of,” said Prof. Gordon Fellman (SOC) about the possible effects of the Trump administration on Brandeis students. The popular movie was a perfect reference to Read More...

Amicus brief opposes Jan. 27 executive order

Brandeis is one of seven other private universities in Massachusetts that signed an amici curiae (friend of the court) brief on Feb. 3 in opposition to President Donald Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order.

The other signatories include Boston College, Boston Read More...

Prof. Wardwell fuses landscape images with lyrics

Professor Joseph Wardwell (FA) creates contemporary works of art with traditional landscape paintings and text from rock lyrics. The paintings, he says, make social and political statements about American society and culture. Wardwell finds that the relationship between American culture Read More...

Drop it like it’s H.O.T.

The rhythm of tap shoes, the enthusiasm of performance and the thrill of original choreography all combine when Hooked on Tap dancers are onstage. The only group of its kind on campus, Hooked On Tap, or H.O.T., is a dance Read More...

Union holds midyear elections, filling 10 seats

Students filled 10 vacant positions in the Student Union, according to midyear election results that the Student Union emailed to The Brandeis Hoot.

The closest race was between Alanna Levy ’19 and Winnie Zhao ’20  for the two semester A-Board Read More...

Menu Title