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The campus megaphone

We are your megaphone. This is the newspaper for everyone, for the entire community. No matter what. This was one of the first messages that I was taught after joining The ...

Students organize demonstration against injustices at Brandeis

A demonstration was held on the Great Lawn yesterday by about 85 students citing a number of grievances related to students’ rights. ...

Union, SE evaluate finance policy change

In recent weeks, the Student Union and Student Events have been examining the success of Student Events’ first semester of financial independence. SE and the Union are also discussing the ...

Redressing our grievances

Intimately connected with freedom of speech is another concept: the freedom to peaceably assemble. Similarly protected by the First Amendment, this right’s aim, at least on some level, is ensuring ...

Hushed “Voices” in the library

There’s usually little talking done in a library. In the spring of 2006, though, speech in a library became a big issue, and not because loud voices were preventing students ...

Div. III Men’s NCAA B-ball Tourney Live Blog: Brandeis Judges vs. Lasell Lasers – JUDGES WIN!!!

Hey all! This is Pat Garofalo with The Brandeis Hoot, courtside for the first round NCAA Tournament matchup between Brandeis and Lasell! The teams are warming up, and we'll be ...

Still no law of Gravity

Speech encompasses much more than spoken words. According to Supreme Court rulings, everything from artwork to profanity written on the back of a jacket can be considered speech, and thus ...

Missed opportunities: A tale of free speech at Brandeis

In theory, free speech is a simple concept. The First Amendment covers it in ten words: Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech. If only it were that easy. Over ...

Off-campus senator campaign continues, Ludevig wins Union Judiciary race

According to the Union Chief of Elections, Neal Ludevig ’08 won Tuesday’s election for Justice of the Union Judiciary, while the election for Senator for Off-Campus students will continue because ...

‘Deis’ view of Super Bowl XLII: No asterisk necessary

02070804.jpgImagine the headlines: “Super Bowl winning coach suspended,” “Perfect Pats slammed by league,” and of course, “19-0*.” Thankfully, it won’t come to that. By upending the previously ...