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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 mov… Read More...

University Democrats to hold Massechusetts conference

<i>INFOGRAPHIC BY Alex Schneider/The Hoot</i>

INFOGRAPHIC BY Alex Schneider/The Hoot

This year, the Brandeis Democrats will play host the annual College Democrats of Massachusetts (CDMa) Convention. The three day long con… 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 situation with smoke. The event comes after an increase in instances of covered smoke detectors earlier in the year and is a part of Brandeis’ continued commitment to raising awareness  about fire safety issues.  <br /><i>PHOTO COURTESY OF  Lieutentant John Craig</i>

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 sim

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Reviving Mumbai through theatre

REVIVE MUMBAI:  Revive Mumbai summer program particpants. Clockwise from top: Roxy Bischoff '11, Wajida Syed '12,  Shibani Pandya '11<br /><i>PHOTO BY Max Shay/The Hoot</i>

REVIVE MUMBAI: Revive Mumbai summer program particpants. Clockwise from top: Roxy Bischoff '11, Wajida Syed '12, Shibani Pandya '11
PHOTO BY Max Shay/The Hoot

Where were you whe… 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 b… 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. <br /><i>PHOTO BY Danielle Wolfson/The Hoot</i>

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 Hoot

As Yogi Berra said, “i… Read More...

Nettle ushers in a brave “nu” world of music

<i>PHOTO BY Jodi Elkin/The Hoot</i>

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 a… 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… Read More...

Sandler brings perspective to Rose exhibit

<i>PHOTO BY Barbara Stark/The Hoot</i>

PHOTO BY Barbara Stark/The Hoot

On Tuesday night, a small crowd gathered to hear acclaimed art critic and historian Irving Sandler speak about the artist Hans Hoffmann, who curre… 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 parado… Read More...

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