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Turn off the pressure cooker

In a Faculty Senate meeting earlier this week, Joy von Steiger, the director of the Brandeis Counseling Center (BCC), described higher education as a “pressure cooker environment” and said that Brandeis culture involves being constantly… Read More...

On ‘Jesus is King,’ Kanye delivers a holy disappointment

On Oct. 25, after umpteen delays, Mr. Kanye West finally released his ninth solo studio album, “Jesus is King.” Was it worth the wait? And what’s become of hip-hop’s loudest auteur? The Hoot Arts Editor… Read More...

Meet the Faculty Senate

While most Brandeis students might be familiar with the Student Union Senate, they might not know about a similar body that represents the faculty members that form an integral part of life at Brandeis: the… Read More...

The double-standard of politics and its latest victim

Last year’s midterm elections deemed 2018 the “Year of the Woman,” with more women running and being elected into political office than ever before. As important as it is to commend this breakthrough and to… Read More...

Volleyball hosts senior day to honor Emma Bartlett ’20

Last Thursday, the Brandeis volleyball team took on Wellesley College, marking the last home game of team captain and lone senior, Emma Bartlett ’20. The first set began with a block by Bartlett, awarding the… Read More...

Kendal Chapman ’22 runs unopposed for Vice Presidential seat

Kendal Chapman ’22 is running unopposed for the Student Union vice presidency—a seat that opened last week after former Vice President Guillermo Caballero’s ’20 resignation. If elected, Chapman hopes to increase communication across the Union… Read More...

Rally gathers for advocacy of menstrual equity

Oct. 19 was the first ever National Period Day in history. The global nonprofit PERIOD created it this year, and it was celebrated with over 60 rallies in the U.S. and three other countries. In… Read More...

Bringing the alumni back

Brandeis has been known by many for having little to no school spirit. In the 2020 edition of “The Best 385 Colleges” by The Princeton Review, Brandeis was ranked No. 1 in the “There’s a… Read More...

RFP collects community feedback

The Request for Proposals (RFP) is developing and gathering community input as a part of the first two stages of the dining vendor selection process. Unionized employees will retain their jobs, and it is unclear… Read More...

NCAA sponsors diversity and inclusion campaign on social media for a second year

For the week of Oct. 22 through 25, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) sponsored a multifaceted social media campaign that highlighted diversity within departments of athletics nationwide and hoped to serve as a way… Read More...
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