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Jerusalem editor explores journalism in Israel

Photo by Ingrid Schulte/the HootEetta Prince-Gibson, the editor-in-chief of The Jerusalem Report, spoke Monday in Rapaporte Treasure Hall about the obstacles that Israeli journalists face when covering the issues within their own country and explained… Read More...

Ogletree discusses book on Henry Louis Gates

Photo by Yuan Yao/the HootCharles J. Ogletree, the Jesse Climenko Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, and Founding and Executive Director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice, spoke Tuesday evening,… Read More...

On the run: the story of a Holocaust survivor

‘A beautiful family’ Helen with husband Sam and grandchildren.Photo Courtesy of Alana Blum/the HootMy grandmother, Helen Nachtigal, stared shyly ahead as I introduced her to a mass of eighth graders. At 4’7”, Helen was not… Read More...

‘Digital get down, just you and me’

Photo by Nafiz “Fizz” Ahmed/the Hoot“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 eat a seafood dinner… 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 did on an October evening 63 years ago inside… 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.photo by alan tran/the hootAuthor Steve Almond read excerpts from his short… Read More...

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 the people of Japan, and there… Read More...

Tympanium gives ‘Rent’ new lease on life

Photo by Ingrid Schulte/the HootTympanium Euphorium took on the wildly popular musical “Rent” in a joyful and energetic production that celebrated the high and low points of the bohemian lifestyle. Featuring powerful solos and impressive… Read More...

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

Graphic by Ariel Wittenberg/the HootSitting 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 stands for you, the ones… Read More...

With two wins in two debuts the Judges return to Brandeis

Photo by Nafiz “Fizz” Ahmed/The HootThe Judges baseball team, after weeks of highly competitive play in Florida, returned to Brandeis last week to begin local games. In three games, collectively postponed twice, the Judges managed… Read More...
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