Introducing the new chief of public safety: Matthew Rushton

New Chief of Public Safety Matthew Rushton and Vice President for Campus Operations Lois Stanley recently updated The Brandeis Hoot on progress made towards Public Safety. Having gathered community feedback on improvements to Public Safety via the Re-Imagining Public Safety report and community surveys, Brandeis now welcomes Rushton to lead these efforts.  As the former […]

Messi says goodbye to Barcelona after 21 years with the club

“This is the hardest moment. We had hurtful defeats, but football gives you a chance to avenge that. But there is no turning point to this.”  These were Leo Messi’s last words as he said goodbye to his boyhood club Barcelona F.C. on Aug. 8, 2021. The greatest football player of all time to some, […]

Reflecting before Paris

As a precursor to my year studying abroad in Paris, I have tried taking the time to sit down and analyze and appreciate what being from New York and living in America means to me. As a growing adult, it becomes more and more apparent how we are all products of our environments. It was […]

Being patient and taking your time

The word spoken all too often in the past two years has been COVID-19: A topic which has been beaten to death in every which way and is never absent from conversations and observations alike. It has been without a doubt the single greatest impact on life in its mere two-year infancy and appears as […]

Alumna nominated by President Biden to combat antisemitism

Deborah E. Lipstadt, MA ’72, PhD ’76, H ’19, was nominated by President Biden to serve as a special envoy responsible for monitoring and combating antisemitism, holding the rank of an ambassador, according to a White House Statement from July 30. Lipstadt is a historian, professor and writer focused in studying Holocaust denial and antisemitism.   […]

Highlights of the 2021 MLB Trade Deadline

         This year’s MLB trade deadline was probably the craziest trade deadline in history. Very few teams were afraid to make moves at the deadline. Some teams surprisingly gave up many top prospects as they attempted to make moves toward a championship in the year following a shortened season. Only a few teams truly blew […]

Biden nominates Heller School Dean to Labor Department

The Heller School for Social Policy and Management Dean and Professor David Weil (HELLER) was nominated for the position of Wage and Hour Administrator in the Department of Labor, according to a statement released by the White House on June 3.  Weil joined the Heller School faculty in 2017, according to the statement. Before working […]