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Hoot recommends: March 15, 2019

“Eating Your Feed” Let’s face it: Everyone loves food. And people love watching food get made. Seeing bakers mix ingredients together and create viral masterpieces are some of my favorite videos on the internet. Not… Read More...

Scholarships are not sufficient to make Brandeis affordable

The scandals that have recently inundated mainstream news about wealthy parents paying universities to admit their children represent a well-known secret that plagues the American university system. Students coming from a wealthy background have a… Read More...

Take the campus climate survey, so Brandeis can (hopefully) learn from the results

The Brandeis Hoot encourages all students to take the campus climate survey emailed to the student body this week. The survey will inform the administration anonymously about sexual and relationship violence on campus. Responses are… Read More...

Hoot Recommends: March 1, 2019

“Head Above Water” She ain’t no sk8er boi anymore. Since her more recent, self-titled album, “Avril Lavigne,” was released in 2013, Lavigne has really been laying low. And no, she was not replaced by a… Read More...

Joining the Union: What do you have to lose?

The barrier for involvement in the Student Union is not as high as it may seem. The Union might seem like an exclusive club from the outside, but is not that difficult to join. While… Read More...

Hoot Recommends: Feb. 8, 2019

Jablinski Games Jack Black’s new YouTube channel “Jablinski Games” is unapologetically dumb fun. By all accounts, the man is the same persona we see in his movies: a loveable, earnest goof. Filmed and edited by… Read More...

Ford Hall still hasn’t been fully resolved

With the 50th Commemoration Celebration of the African and Afro-American Studies (AAAS) department happening this weekend in conjunction with ’DEIS Impact, it seems appropriate to remember that Jan. 8 marked the 50th anniversary of the… Read More...

We can’t afford complacency when it comes to climate change

Brandeis Dining Services has recently increased their efforts to promote sustainability on campus by providing compostable utensils and compost bins at events. Sustainability Programs also, admirably, hosted an information session to inform students and faculty… Read More...

Accessibility forum should have prioritized students

This past Tuesday’s forum addressing accessibility on campus was a good start by the administration to begin the conversation of poor accessibility on campus, but fell short of meeting student expectations and setting specific goals.… Read More...

Rest in peace, Schuster Institute

Lamentably, after 14 years of investigative reporting at Brandeis, the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism closed its doors in December 2018. According to an email from Provost Lisa Lynch announcing the closure, the Schuster Institute… Read More...
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