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About Us

The Brandeis Hoot was established in 2005 as a community newspaper written for, by and about the members of the Brandeis community. Since the paper’s founding, the Hoot’s growth as a newspaper – doubling in size since its inception – reflects its immediate influence on the Brandeis community. Articles from The Hoot are read worldwide and have been cited by national media outlets including The New York Times, The Boston Globe and National Public Radio.

The Hoot publishes every Friday during the semester and distributes the newspaper throughout the Brandeis campus and Waltham area.

Interested in Joining?

The Hoot was established in 2005 because students felt that Brandeis needed a community newspaper written about, by and for the members of the Brandeis community. We want you to join that effort. Stop by the Brandeis Media Coalition office on a Thursday evening or speak to one of our editors about contributing to The Hoot.

Get Involved

  1. Send an e-mail to eic@thebrandeishoot.com for general inquiries about writing, photography or simply getting more involved.

  2. Stop by production night on Thursday in the BMC office to help with layout, copy editing or the website.

  3. Submit an opinion article or letter to the editor electronically to eic@thebrandeishoot.com by Tuesday at 8 p.m. Letters must include contact information and should not be more than 500 words; unsolicited columns should not exceed 800 words.

Get In Touch

We welcome general inquiries, advertising inquiries, and letters to the editor using the form below. If you are filing a correction, please also include in your message the title and date of the article. You can also contact us by sending an e-mail to eic@thebrandeishoot.com.

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