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How to Halloween during the coronavirus

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s that time again! Yes, that’s right—it’s getting close to that time to let your hair down, let it all hang out and just let it be … Sorry, I couldn’t think… Read More...

Starbucks cafe opened, employees redeployed to other locations

Starbucks in Farber Library reopened Tuesday after being closed for several days while management awaited parts for plumbing repairs, Sodexo Resident District Manager Michael Reilly wrote to The Brandeis Hoot in an email. Any time… Read More...

Brandeis Justice Initiative hopes to provide prison education

While the Brandeis Justice Initiative may be a mostly virtual operation without a physical office on campus, the initiative hopes to tangibly impact the local community through education and awareness programs about the criminal justice… Read More...

Winter sports seasons cancelled due to the coronavirus

Winter sport athletes will not be competing in intercollegiate competitions during the 2020-2021 sports season, Athletic Director Lauren Haynie announced in an Oct. 20 email to student-athletes obtained by The Brandeis Hoot. Winter sports affected… Read More...

‘Haunted Mansion:’ a look back at a childhood horror

In my ongoing search for horror movies appropriate for every audience, I have been looking back at movies that scared me as a young child that I have continuously returned to as I have gotten… Read More...

Farber Library closed due to flooding, over 10,000 books damaged

Almost 11 thousand books are off the shelves and being freeze-dried due to water damage after a clean water pipe broke in a restroom on Farber 3 on Sunday, according to University Librarian Matthew Sheehy… Read More...

Claudia Fox Tree: a powerful educator

Claudia Fox Tree (Arawak/Yurumein) spoke at Brandeis last week for Indigenous Peoples’ Day, but she has made activism, awareness and education a big part of her life. Fox Tree recognizes the impact of stereotypes and… Read More...

The difficulties of a virtual reality

Since March, nearly every student across the country has been forced to contend with “Zoom University.” Although the concept of online schooling is far from new, 2020 marks the first time in history that the… Read More...

A massacre in Lagos

Nigeria’s tireless and mobilized youth currently protesting Nigeria’s Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) exemplify a deep-rooted rejection of police states, police brutality and a government crippled by the elite’s manipulation of politics and economy. Nigeria’s youth… Read More...

Assonet Wampanoag educator discusses language reclamation and identity

Language is deeply embedded in our individual and cultural identities. For many Indigenous people, it also carries the pain of loss and the trauma of colonization. In its genocide against Indigenous people, the United States… Read More...
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