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Jerusalem editor explores journalism in Israel

Photo by Ingrid Schulte/the Hoot

Eetta Prince-Gibson, the editor-in-chief of The Jerusalem Report, spoke Monday in Rapaporte Treasure Hall about the obstacles that Israeli jo… Read More...

Ogletree discusses book on Henry Louis Gates

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Charles J. Ogletree, the Jesse Climenko Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, and Founding and Executive Director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Ins… Read More...

On the run: the story of a Holocaust survivor

‘A beautiful family’ Helen with husband Sam and grandchildren.
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My grandmother, Helen Nachtigal, stared shyly ahead as I introduced he… Read More...

‘Digital get down, just you and me’

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“I would swim up the Amazon with 45-pound dumbbells tied to my scrotum and Ellen DeGeneres’ queef as my air supply if it meant I could ea… Read More...

Hail to the chief: A Brandeis history of inaugurations

When Fred Lawrence delivers his inaugural address Thursday afternoon inside the Gosman Athletic Center, the Brandeis community will gather in a far different context than it di… Read More...

Almond brings joy to reading of stories

almond joy Author Steve Almond read excerpts from his short stories and essays on Wednesday. He recently began independently publishing some of his works.
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Radiating danger: radiation in our everyday lives

Last week, we examined the negative effects radiation can have on the body and discussed the recent scare in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. Again, our thoughts and prayers are with … Read More...

Tympanium gives ‘Rent’ new lease on life

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Tympanium Euphorium took on the wildly popular musical “Rent” in a joyful and energetic production that celebrated the high and low points o… Read More...

Creative Writing: ‘Storrs, Connecticut will fall off the face of the earth’

Graphic by Ariel Wittenberg/the Hoot

Sitting slumped against the window, I was fully aware of just how impossible it is to actually sleep comfortably on a bus. They have those foot … Read More...

With two wins in two debuts the Judges return to Brandeis

Photo by Nafiz “Fizz” Ahmed/The Hoot

The Judges baseball team, after weeks of highly competitive play in Florida, returned to Brandeis last week to begin local games. In thre… Read More...

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