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Television provides apt substitute for school football team

diverse-city-1-23-09_page_3_image_0003Brandeis University is a great institution for higher learning (I wish I was being paid to say that). Here at Brandeis the students are treated to some of the finest professors and c… Read More...

Inside Crash Commando

diverse-city-1-23-09_page_3_image_0001Crash Commando, a Playstation Network game, offers the quick pick-up-and-play style that works perfectly in downloadable form. Developer EPOS created a no-thrills game with g… Read More...

Hell Week or, Why Auditions Aren’t for Me

diverse-city-1-23-09_page_3_image_0002It’s weeks like these which make me question my choice of profession. The stress, the disappointment, the sleepless nights. I’m referring of course, to the period of auditio… Read More...

Heart and soul of the Chaplaincy

Chaplaincy:  Chaplaincy Department Administrator Ellie Afienko works closely with all four chaplains: Catholic, Protestant, Jewish and Muslim.  Afienko has worked in the Chaplaincy for 30 years and has watched the department expand from three to four chaplains. <br /><i>PHOTO BY Jodi Elkin/The Hoot</i>

Chaplaincy: Chaplaincy Department Administrator Ellie Afienko works closely with all four chaplains: Catholic, Protestant, Jewish and Muslim. Afienko has worked in the Chap

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Students create a united Phront

Phront: Julian Olidort '11 (left), president of the Student Philanthropic Front (Phront for short), speaks to members Wednesday night, during their first official meeting of the semester.  At the beginning of each semester, members of the Phront elect a charitable cause presented by a student and work to raise money to help the student meet their goals.  Last semester members of the Phront raised $1435.86 to help bring electricity to a village in Peru.  Fundraiser events ranged from a concert at Biagio's to a dormstorming event with members of the Brandeis men's ultimate frisbee team. The Phront will host their election meeting Thursday Jan. 22.<br /><i>PHOTO BY Max Shay /The Hoot</i>

Phront: Julian Olidort '11 (left), president of the Student Philanthropic Front (Phront for short), speaks to members Wednesday night, during their first official meeting of t

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New weight room finished but incomplete

PUMPING IRON: Fjodor Melnikov ‘09 lifts a new set of free weights in the old dance studio adjacent to the newly renovated weight room.  The free weights, along with Cybrex weight machines and dumbbells, are brand new for the weight room which was paid for by the Spring 2008 SAF rollover funds.<br /><i>PHOTO BY Napolean Lherisson/The Hoot</i>

PUMPING IRON: Fjodor Melnikov ‘09 lifts a new set of free weights in the old dance studio adjacent to the newly renovated weight room. The free weights, along with Cybrex weight m

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Faculty give salaries, save jobs

Approximately a third of the Arts and Sciences faculty and donated $90,000 to a charitable fund in an effort to limit staff layoffs made necessary by the university’s fiscal yea… Read More...

Middle East violence discussed at panel Wednesday

<b>MIDDLE EAST CRISIS</b>: Shai Feldman (above) and Amaney Jamal (right) spoke on Wednesday at the Crown Center for Middle East Studies panal on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.  While Feldman insisted that peace could not be acheived until the Palestinians stop attacking Israelis, Jamal, who has visited Gaza recently, held that the conflict is one that must be solved politically and not militarily.  Both Jamal and Feldman agreed that a solution to the smuggeling of weapons into Gaza must be reached.<br /><i>Photo by Max Shay/The Hoot</i>

MIDDLE EAST CRISIS: Shai Feldman (above) and Amaney Jamal (right) spoke on Wednesday at the Crown Center for Middle East Studies panal on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Whil

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Pipe bursts in Rosenthal East over break, nothing harmed

All Rosenthal East suites suffered minor water damage on Saturday, Jan. 3, when a main pipe burst in the building’s fourth floor stairwell and triggered the sprinkler system an… Read More...

Swimmers sweep at Wheaton

The Brandeis swimming and diving teams went down in defeat on Wednesday, losing very close meets at Wheaton College. The Wheaton Lyons defeated the Judges by a score of 118-113 in t… Read More...

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