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Happy fifth birthday to The Hoot!

Mod 14. That’s where it all started. That’s where my suitemates and I conceived of the crazy notion that two ex Justice Editors, an ex-Union Secretary and a handful of friends w… Read More...

Not Harry Potter, not Narnia

Part tribute and part bitter criticism, Lev Grossman’s novel “The Magicians” reads as a commentary on the fantasy books that bewitched us as children, in the process strip… Read More...

My state, my choice

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

ILLUSTRATION BY Ariel Wittenberg/The Hoot

Massachusetts is a blue state. Or, at least that’s what most people have assumed in the past. As such, Massachusetts is not usual… Read More...

2009: The year in film

2009 was a pretty great year for film. I say this with some trepidation. After all, how can anyone pass judgment on a year in which hundreds of feature films were released? Of course, … Read More...

2009: The year in music

2009 has brought us the end of the decade, and some pretty awesome tunes to boot. While you’re trying to remember that dates end in 2010 now, there’s still time to catch up on 2009… Read More...

Broc and Roll: Adventures in Chinese cooking

Sunday evening, a few friends and I decided to make a pilgrimage to H-Mart in Burlington. H-Mart is an Asian grocery store the likes of which I had never seen. It is a cross between a ma… Read More...

Brandeis students ‘Hope for Haiti’

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<i>PHOTO BY Max Shay/The Hoot</i>

PHOTO BY Max Shay/The Hoot

Students gathered in the Shapiro Campus Center Wednesday evening to give both their prayers and dollars at a vigil to honor those ki… Read More...

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