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A life within a play within a film: How Charlie Kaufman created a parallel universe and got lost inside

I’m jealous of Charlie Kaufman. What other writer has the power to pen thoroughly demented stories and receive massive budgets as well as extraordinary actors to bring them to life? The author of Eternal Sunshine… Read More...

Review: Saturday Night worth a Saturday night?

One of the things I like about seeing shows in college is the opportunity to watch the same actors in a variety of performances and roles. This really allows them to display their talents and… Read More...

A different kind of campaign

By the time you read this, election day will be only 4 days away. As it approaches, I’m becoming both more excited and far more nervous. My absentee ballot has, of course, been mailed long… Read More...

Obama’s celebrity support strong with four days to go

With the Presidential election just four days away, political campaigners are showing no signs of slowing down in the race to ensure that their preferred candidate wins. After all, “it isn’t over until the fat… Read More...

This is not a personal advertisement

This is not a personal advertisement. I write this disclaimer because what follows may seem as though it is ripped from some sad singles website or the classified section of the Sunday newspaper. I promise… Read More...

Exhibit displays photo essay on graduated Slifka Scholars

CONTEMPLATING COEXISTENCE: Naomi Safron-Hon ‘08 (lower-right) displays a photo essay of graduated Slifka Scholars in the Shapiro Student Center Art Gallery. The exhibit, which is presented in English, Hebrew, and Arabic, shares the stories of… Read More...

A little less talk, and a lot more action

Imagine this: You didn’t show up to your first three weeks of classes this past semester or do any of the required reading for them, study for the tests, or introduce yourself to the professor.… Read More...

Union Senate passes Senate Money Resolution for Prospect Hill

On Oct. 12, the Union Senate unanimously passed a Senate Money Resolution to donate $500 to benefit Prospect Hill Terrace Community Learning Center. Despite these funds, the center, which promotes literacy through a series of… Read More...

Interview with Spencer Wells

Hoot editor Alison Channon sat down with renowned geneticist and anthropologist Spencer Wells before his lecture to the Brandeis Community to discuss his start in biology, the message of his work, his thoughts on race,… Read More...

Flesch ponders readers’ connections to characters

On Wednesday Prof. William Flesch (ENG) discussed his new book Comeuppance: Costly Signaling, Altruistic Punishment, and Other Biological Components of Fiction in Rapaporte Treasure Hall. Flesch spoke for about an hour between 4:00 and 5:30… Read More...
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