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Broken promise, loss for transparency in forgotten student vote

More than a year after administrators solicited student opinions for three options to replace the now-demolished Kalman Science Building, The Hoot has confirmed that administrators consider the construction project to be complete. Instead of the… Read More...

Brandeis students protest Davis execution

The Troy Davis trial had captivated media for weeks and, finally, has come to a close. Students who felt there was more than a shadow of a doubt of Davis’ innocence due to the physical… Read More...

‘Wedding Tzinger’ impresses under duress

After missing last year’s 24-Hour Musical, I made sure to see this year’s performance. I got in line in front of the SCC at around 5 p.m., three hours before the curtains rose, and still… Read More...

Heller staffer recalls loss of brother in WTC attack

It is impossible for Claudia Jacobs ’70 to forget the pain of Sept. 11, 2001, as society reminds her every day of the terrorist attacks that devastated a nation, reshaping American life as we knew… Read More...

BEMCo alum dies in hurricane rescue

Hurricane Irene struck the Brandeis family with tragedy this weekend, claiming the life of Michael Kenwood ’94, a university alumnus who lived the values of heroism and selflessness to their fullest degree. Kenwood, a former… Read More...

A visit to the real Yoknapatawpha County

Our culture is obsessed with the origins and beginnings of our icons—think George Washington and the cherry tree, this summer’s “X-Men: First Class” and, of course, “Muppet Babies.” We have an insatiable desire to know… Read More...

Hurricane Irene shuffles orientation schedule as ’Deis dries

Just in time to welcome the Brandeis class of 2015, Hurricane Irene crashed down on the first day of first-year orientation, forcing faculty and staff to make quick safety decisions and rearrange the orientation schedule.… Read More...
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