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War of the Rose

PHOTO BY Max Shay/The Hoot

While the board of trustees was announcing the upcoming academic cuts on Jan. 20, eight fine arts majors were posting signs around campus reminding stud… Read More...

Alumni share Brandeis experience through new video challenge

In an effort to keep alumni connected to the university and to solicit donations, the university’s Department of Development and Alumni Relations has instituted a Brandeis … Read More...

The Snow Men

The Snow Men: Supervisor of Grounds and Vehicles Dennis Finn (third from left) poses with his crew who are on call 24-hours a day during the winter to remove snow, wherever it falls on campus.  (From left to right):  Tony Bonica, Roberto Guerrero, Dennis Finn, Carmine Martorilli,Jose Santana, Mike Greene, Ricardo Rivera, Mike Bellan.  Not pictured is Juan Ortega.<br /><i>PHOTO BY Max Shay/The Hoot</i>

The Snow Men: Supervisor of Grounds and Vehicles Dennis Finn (third from left) poses with his crew who are on call 24-hours a day during the winter to remove snow, wherever it falls o

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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...

Carrying the constitution: In order to form a more perfect union

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

PHOTO BY Max Shay/The Hoot

Everywhere I go, I carry my pocket Constitution.

It’s an eight and a half by 12 piece of paper with double sided text—one side is the Constitution prop… Read More...

Students visit Washington, experience inauguration

<i>PHOTO BY Annie Chiorazzi</i>

PHOTO BY Annie Chiorazzi

The t-shirts being sold at the Obama Inaugural Celebration concert on the Washington D.C. mall summed up our reasons for being there.

The shirts read thin… Read More...

Home on the range, not at the ‘Deis

THE RANGE: Republican Arthur Serer ‘11 shoots a Glock pistol at the Manchester Shooting Range in New Hampshire.  Though Serer has never shot a gun before, he hopes to one day own one.<br /><i>PHOTO BY Ariel Wittenberg/The Hoot</i>

THE RANGE: Republican Arthur Serer ‘11 shoots a Glock pistol at the Manchester Shooting Range in New Hampshire. Though Serer has never shot a gun before, he hopes to one day own on

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Who are Carl and Ruth J. Shapiro?

Freshmen Jeremy Solomons and David Hanno eat at Einstein’s in the Shapiro Campus Center about once a day.

Jeremy lives in North Quad, and Hanno lives in Massel, so the two friends … Read More...

Leap of faith: Brandeis sophomore holds off conversion to judaism upon arrival on campus

As a sophomore in high school, Emily Dunning assumed that she would convert to Judaism once she went to college. Since arriving at Brandeis University last year, however, Dunning… Read More...

Yes we can: Deis Dems bring DNC to SCC



Students gathered in the Shapiro Atrium last night to watch Barack Obama accept the Democratic Party’s nomination for President.

The event was made possible due to a collabora… Read More...

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