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Bromantic comedy hits home

Males from the age of eighteen to twenty-four do not exactly comprise the hardest demographic to satisfy when it comes to movies. We don’t ask for much. Whether it is an action movie filled with… Read More...

University Democrats to hold Massechusetts conference

INFOGRAPHIC BY Alex Schneider/The HootThis year, the Brandeis Democrats will play host the annual College Democrats of Massachusetts (CDMa) Convention. The three day long convention will be held Apr. 3 through Apr. 5 and is… Read More...

Fire safety: A guided tour

SPREADING THE MESSAGE : A view of the fire safety trailer Brandeis and the Waltham Fire Department will be bringing to campus April 1 and 2. Inside the trailer, firefighters can simulate a real-life fire… Read More...

Reviving Mumbai through theatre

REVIVE MUMBAI: Revive Mumbai summer program particpants. Clockwise from top: Roxy Bischoff '11, Wajida Syed '12, Shibani Pandya '11PHOTO BY Max Shay/The HootWhere were you when you first heard about the November 2008 attacks on… Read More...

Softball wraps up road swing, taking 3-4

The Brandeis Judges softball team returns to home action, wrapping up two double headers in two days, sweeping Lasell 3-2, 8-3 and settling for a split at Clark taking game one 3-2 but getting blanked… Read More...

Brandeis baseball eeks out a win against Salve Regina

ON THE MOUND: Kyle Ritchie ‘10 throws a pitch during Thursday’s home game against Salve Regina. The Judges won 7-6. PHOTO BY Danielle Wolfson/The HootAs Yogi Berra said, “it ain’t over until it’s over.” Brandeis… Read More...

Nettle ushers in a brave “nu” world of music

PHOTO BY Jodi Elkin/The Hoot The idea of “world music” has become a cliché among music fans; a stereotypical set of sounds from non-western countries watered down and fed to an audience of Americans and… Read More...

Spirited away: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” transported to Japan…or Brandeis

The tricky part of staging an amateur production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream is that Shakespeare refuses to let us forget that we are watching an amateur theatrical production. Just as the crafty Puck begins… Read More...

Sandler brings perspective to Rose exhibit

PHOTO BY Barbara Stark/The HootOn Tuesday night, a small crowd gathered to hear acclaimed art critic and historian Irving Sandler speak about the artist Hans Hoffmann, who currently has a show at the Rose Art… Read More...

Cynical Optimism: What is Cynical Optimism?

I suppose it’s about time I explain myself. What, you may ask, is this curious concept that I have chosen to title my column after? Some people have noted that it is slightly paradoxical in… Read More...
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