The Brandeis Hoot is the community newspaper on the Brandeis campus. Founded in 2005 by Leslie Pazan, Igor Pedan, and Daniel Silverman, it features articles written about, by, and for the members of the Brandeis community. Doubling in size since its inception, The Hoot is read worldwide and has been cited by national media outlets, including NPR. Publishing every Friday during the semester, The Hoot is distributed throughout the Brandeis community and Waltham area. The paper's motto is "To acquire wisdom, one must observe."