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The unbearable lightness of being American abroad

GRAPHIC BY Ariel Wittenberg/The Hoot

“You’re going to learn a lot about what it means to be an American,” a veteran of the study abroad experience told me before I left last se… Read More...

Sylvain tackles ‘Love’ and ‘Loss’ during ‘Night of Haitian Poetry’

As part of an evening celebrating Haitian poetry, Brown University Professor Patrick Sylvain used his strong and vibrant poems to voice the pain, the strength and the love that ha… Read More...

The Weekly Glutton: Ollie’s provides late-night treats

Chowing down at ollie’s : Students grab late-night snacks at Ollie’s, the Brandeis diner geared towards the university’s resident night owls.
PHOTO BY Nafiz R. “Fizz

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Long before films like “The Omen” tackled the hot-button issue of infants that may or may not be the antichrist, director Roman Polanski did it with 10 times the style in 1968… Read More...

No glove, no love: practicing safe sex

GRAPHIC by Estie Martin/The Hoot

There is nothing like a week of frostbitten fingers, frozen ears and rosy cheeks to encourage us to curl up and stay in bed—and what better way to s… Read More...

Schlossberg details ‘Life in Miniature’

From birth, Adie was different—tiny. From the beginning of the novel “Life in Miniature,” Adie—the smallest girl in her grade—is marked out as unusual. Her small stat… Read More...

The calm before the storm: the Pro Bowl

Long before the AFL-NFL merger, the NFL has played various forms of “All-Star” games. The current incarnation, with teams divided between the AFC and NFC, has been played con… Read More...

Two fencers receive UAA honors

The men’s and women’s fencing teams placed two saber fencers on the University Athletics Association’s Athlete of the Week honors list during the week of Jan. 23, accordin… Read More...

Indoor track finishes with strong performances

The Brandeis men’s and women’s indoor track teams travelled into Cambridge on Sunday for the Greater Boston Track Club Invitational. While the Judges didn’t walk away wit… Read More...

Victory eludes women’s b-ball

The visiting Washington University women’s basketball team outscored host Brandeis University 21-1 during the first 5:18 and 30-3 during the first 9:24 as the Bears defeated … Read More...

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