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‘Supernatural’ ends long run with wacky finale

“Supernatural” ran for 15 years, devouring days of our lives and taking years off of it. For a decade and a half, Jared Paledecki and Jensen Ackles have played the iconic brother duo Sam and… Read More...

Panel on Uyghurs in Xinjiang, China Zoombombed

A panel discussing the Uyghur people—a Muslim-Turkish ethnic population living mainly in the Xinjiang region of western China—was disrupted by Zoom users who wrote “FAKE NEWS” and “Bullshit” on a presenter’s slides and played China’s… Read More...

Stop telling Southerners they deserve to die

Liberals and leftists are too quick to dismiss the South—to write it off as a hopeless wasteland. Northeasterners love to joke that the South should just secede again, or even worse, suggest that they deserve… Read More...

Brandeis administration discusses spring semester at community check-in

Brandeis administrators responded to questions about the upcoming spring semester, coronavirus-related restrictions and Brandeis’s financial health in a community check-in on Monday night. Students should not expect restrictions to be loosened on the Brandeis campus,… Read More...

Hoot Recommends: Halloween edition

“Halloween” The 1978 spooky classic Halloween is perfect if you are looking for a nostalgic 70s movie about a rogue psychiatric patient turned stabbing murderer. Although the violence definitely appears toned down to modern day… Read More...

The Hoot’s Halloween candy

Halloween is traditionally a time of magic, bone-chilling costumes, pigging out on candy and watching scary movies until you’re cowering with fear and turning every light on. This year, Halloween instead is a time when… Read More...

Claudia Fox Tree: a powerful educator

Claudia Fox Tree (Arawak/Yurumein) spoke at Brandeis last week for Indigenous Peoples’ Day, but she has made activism, awareness and education a big part of her life. Fox Tree recognizes the impact of stereotypes and… Read More...

Claudia Fox Tree discusses the impact of negative stereotypes

Harmful stereotypes against Indigenous people go back centuries, and it is important to unlearn these stereotypes, according to Claudia Fox Tree in her virtual talk on Oct. 12, the first of many Indigenous Peoples’ Day… Read More...

“Recommended For You” is a staff pick

Fall has come and that means that it is officially Jewish holiday season! To put myself in the spirit, I decided to read “Recommended For You” by Laura Silverman, a short young adult contemporary about… Read More...

The sweetest way to be charitable

Giving back to the Brandeis community just got a whole lot sweeter! Lydia Begag ’22 has created an easy and delicious way to help out fellow Brandeisians with her new baking business that delivers. Found… Read More...
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