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Film ‘Measures’ extraordinary

In the film “Extraordinary Measures,” an ill eight-year-old, Megan Crowley (Meredith Droeger), has one request for a medicine that could very well save her life—it needs … Read More...

An album of ‘Contra’-dictions

The problem that’s plagued Vampire Weekend as a band has been that, while audiences might enjoy music that can be played while yachting, that won’t change the resentment and d… Read More...

Outer space on the upper campus

Ian Schleifer operates the Multi-Axis Tilt Device (MAT),  nicknamed the Hulk, in the Ashton Graybiel Spatial Orientation Lab. <br /><i>PHOTO BY Max Shay</i>

Ian Schleifer operates the Multi-Axis Tilt Device (MAT), nicknamed the Hulk, in the Ashton Graybiel Spatial Orientation Lab.
PHOTO BY Max Shay

Day in and day out, students and pro… Read More...

Alumni share Brandeis experience through new video challenge

In an effort to keep alumni connected to the university and to solicit donations, the university’s Department of Development and Alumni Relations has instituted a Brandeis … Read More...

Women’s basketball splits the weekend

GET YOUR HEAD IN THE GAME: Coach Carol Simon gives the women’s team a pep talk during one of the timeouts. <br /><i>PHOTO BY Andrew Rauner/The Hoot</i>

GET YOUR HEAD IN THE GAME: Coach Carol Simon gives the women’s team a pep talk during one of the timeouts.
PHOTO BY Andrew Rauner/The Hoot

The Brandeis women’s basketball team o… Read More...

Men’s basketball defeats Rochester

<i.PHOTO BY Yuan Yao/The Hoot</i>

<i .PHOTO BY Yuan Yao/The Hoot

The men’s basketball team extended their winning streak to five games with a win Friday night over the University of Rochester Yellowjackets b… Read More...

Women’s fencing claims Northeast Conference title, excel against Wellesley

The Brandeis women’s fencing team had a dominating performance last Saturday at the Northeast Fencing Conference Meet at Boston College when they finished 6-0 to take the Conf… Read More...

The Snow Men

The Snow Men: Supervisor of Grounds and Vehicles Dennis Finn (third from left) poses with his crew who are on call 24-hours a day during the winter to remove snow, wherever it falls on campus.  (From left to right):  Tony Bonica, Roberto Guerrero, Dennis Finn, Carmine Martorilli,Jose Santana, Mike Greene, Ricardo Rivera, Mike Bellan.  Not pictured is Juan Ortega.<br /><i>PHOTO BY Max Shay/The Hoot</i>

The Snow Men: Supervisor of Grounds and Vehicles Dennis Finn (third from left) poses with his crew who are on call 24-hours a day during the winter to remove snow, wherever it falls o

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‘Cheers, mate!’: Where nobody knows your name

<i>ILLUSTRATION BY Ariel Wittenberg/The Hoot</i>

ILLUSTRATION BY Ariel Wittenberg/The Hoot

When I returned from my semester abroad in London, some of my friends were disappointed that I didn’t turn into a British person, or, a… Read More...

Castle Quad one of coolest dorms in U.S.

Usen castle: Dorm linked to J.K. Rowling’s Hogwarts pictured above on a winter evening.<br /><i>PHOTO BY Max Shay/The Hoot</i>

Usen castle: Dorm linked to J.K. Rowling’s Hogwarts pictured above on a winter evening.
PHOTO BY Max Shay/The Hoot

U.S. News and World Report recently dubbed Usen Castle one of t… Read More...

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