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Class of 2020 responds to online transition

The Brandeis Hoot asked the Class of 2020 to give their thoughts surrounding the latest developments of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and how it is affecting Brandeis. The questionnaire we distributed focused on students… Read More...

Majors at Brandeis: where do you stand?

Brandeis is known for having a large number of students with multiple majors and minors. It was not until 2017, however, that double majors were more common than single majors, with 49.4 percent and 45.9… Read More...

Marc Weinberg: the man, the myth, the legend

Professor Marc Weinberg has been teaching at Brandeis since 2005 and has taught various classes in film production. He currently teaches ENG 79A (Screenwriting Workshop: Beginning Screenplay), ENG 139B (Screenwriting Workshop: Intermediate Screenplay) and ENG… Read More...

Senior capstone explores Muslim life after 9/11

As the spring semester moves forward into March, seniors across campus are frantically writing senior theses, working on major projects and generally trying to figure out what their paths will be after graduation. Maryam Chishti… Read More...

Women of Color Alliance diversifies its audience

UPDATED: 3/10 6:30 p.m. Recently, the Women of Color Alliance (WOCA) has diversified its audience so that more people would feel welcome to attend. The main goal of WOCA is to create connections among different… Read More...

Visual artist receives 2019-2020 Creative Arts Award

Fred Wilson, a visual artist, received the Brandeis 2019-2020 Creative Arts Award for his achievements in the world of visual arts. According to the Brandeis website, the award “recognizes excellence in the arts and the… Read More...

Running the Brandeis University Press

Not many students at Brandeis University are aware that Brandeis has its own press, but in fact Brandeis University Press (BUP) has existed for over 40 years. Until January of last year, however, BUP was… Read More...

Bringing bleeding risk under control

Unintentional injury is the number one cause of death in young adults between the ages of 15 and 24, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. Often, the unintended injuries involve bleeding, which is… Read More...

’Deis Hacks blends digital fabrication and design with social impact

Ever wanted to make a direct social impact on the Waltham community? Interested in fusing design with real world solutions? If so, ‘Deis Hacks is a program worth noting. ‘Deis Hacks, hosted by the Brandeis… Read More...

New class pushes for intersectionality

This semester, a new class titled “HISP 178B: Latinx Futurisms,” will be taught by Professor María Durán, a Florence Levy Kay Fellow in U.S. Latinx Cultural Studies. Durán is a new professor here at Brandeis.… Read More...
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