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March 2007 Issue

What to do with an English major

I am a senior, and it is job search season. Im also an English major. I can see the sidelong glances of pity already…

Letter to the Editor: Brandeis custodians are incredibly hard working

To the editor:

Although not specifically stated by The Hoot (“Flooding victim finds intruder in room next morning,” 3/2/07), there is a misperception on campus that the person found sleeping on the job on February 13 was a Brandeis custodian…

Editorial: Why is the crew team up the creek without a boathouse?

Despite the seeming benefits of the new Club Sports decision, the Brandeis Crew Team is in danger of becoming extinct…

Despite club sports deal Brandeis crew team to lose boathouse

Despite alleged promises from Senior Vice President for Students and Enrollment Jean Eddy and Director of Athletics Sheryl Sousa, the Brandeis University club crew team is about to lose its boathouse. While according to crew team President Sarah Robinson 07 the team only needs a place to store the six boats we own and a body of water to row on, the matter is much more complicated than it seems.

Equestrian team competes in first show of semester

The Brandeis Equestrian Team competed in its first show of the semester at Rising Star Equestrian Center in Medway on Sunday. The team sent six of its members to represent Brandeis. Placing well in her first show was midyear Beth Bowman 10, who came away with a second place ribbon on the flat and a fourth place over fences.

Softball team begins season

After an off season spent wading through the controversy that was Coach Sullivans dismissal, Brandeis softball entered a new era under former Mount Ida softball coach Jessica Johnson and as of this printing, the Judges have a ways to go as they split their double header with a 5-1 win over Case Western followed with being demolished by Emory 2-12.

Judges show off talent

The Brandeis University Judges displayed excellence as they showed off a great deal of talent during their double header on Thursday March 15th in Sanford, Florida. The Judges demolished the Case Western Reserve University Spartans 13-2 and followed their offensive explosion with strong defensive play as they held off Washington University 4-3.

Three ‘Deis fencers head to national championships

Three Brandeis fencers saw their season extend for a few more matches as Kai Keller 07, Will Friedman 09 and Caitlin Kozel 09 were all selected to represent Brandeis at the NCAA National Collegiate Fencing Championship.

Candidate Statements

Note: Presidential candidates Frank Golub '10, Shreeya Sinha '09, Jonathan D'Oleo '08, and Iris Uzdil '09 did not submit statements as The Hoot went to press. Vice Presidential candidate Sung Lo Yoon also did not submit a statement as The Hoot went the press. Asher Tanenbaum 2008 President Past Leadership Experience: I am currently Class […]

Brandeis hires new CIO to manage endowment

This January, Brandeis hired Deborah Kuenstner as its new Chief Investment Officer and Vice President for Investment Management in order to help manage the universitys increasingly large endowment. The institution of the management of the endowment as a job for a single individual is a relatively new step for the university.