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International students’ orientation prepares class of 2016

Brandeis hosts an orientation for new undergraduate international students two days prior to the arrival of domestic students. Run by the Brandeis International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) and the Department of Orientation and the… Read More...

Drugs and sports: an uncomfortable partnership

Over the past month the issues of steroids and drugs has resurfaced in the sports world. In the mere span of a week, reports surfaced that San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera and Oakland Athletics… Read More...

Setting the table: an in-depth look at basketball’s trip to Croatia

The men’s basketball team funded their overseas trip to Croatia by raising nearly $50,000 during the past five years. In a follow up interview with The Hoot, forward Alex Schmidt ’14 said the international competition… Read More...

Women’s soccer optimistic for with twelve new members

The women’s soccer team plays their first game at MIT Friday, and Coach Denise Dallamora is optimistic about the team’s prospects this year. The team has 12 new first-years, Dallamora said, who are part of… Read More...

Summer Internship with Obama Campaign

Sarah Margulies ’15 understands the intangible benefits of working an unpaid internship. This summer she served as a Summer Organizing Fellow for the Obama campaign, combining her love of politics with a cause she believes… Read More...

Vollyball team looks to take step forward this season

Last fall, the volleyball team had no seniors and finished 9-21, 0-10 in University Athletic Association (UAA) play. While they struggled, they had a chance to rebuild for this year. Yael Einhorn ’14, last season’s… Read More...

Literary podcasts educate and inspire

This past spring, the Creative Writing department began a program called Literature Lab. Literature Lab is a series of podcasts, available on iTunes with a free subscription, featuring different authors who discuss different genres of… Read More...

“Nothing But the Truth”: an honest review

In 2008, “Nothing But The Truth” premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. The distributor went bankrupt before the U.S. release, resulting in little to no publicity here in the States. In fact, I had… Read More...

Chum's to welcome unusual fare

With the new semester upon us, students will be looking to balance their coursework with a slew of campus events. For the musically inclined, Punk Rock ’n’ Roll Club has a bevy of bands lined… Read More...

Bentley microfinance lends small for big impact

A group of students at Bentley University recently founded a microfinance group intended to provide loans for small start-up companies in or around the Boston area. The organization, Bentley Microfinance Group was first founded in… Read More...
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