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‘Cats’ reminded me why I’m a dog person

How do you review a movie that was awful in every way? I went into “Cats” a hopeful Taylor Swift fan, excited to see her performance in the movie that she has been strongly promoting… Read More...

Emma’s Best Books of 2019

2019 was a great year for literature, particularly young adult literature. Series began, capturing the hearts of readers and leaving them on memorable cliffhangers. Series ended, wrapping up significant plotlines with a nice little bow.… Read More...

Be better, BranVan

Sasha Skarboviychuk  We are approaching winter in lovely, warm Massachusetts, and although it is just the end of November, it is already freezing cold outside. You know what’s the last thing I want to do… Read More...

The Hoot’s Thanksgiving table

As everyone is getting ready to go home for Thanksgiving, The Brandeis Hoot decided to take on the hardest question of the holiday: what is the best Thanksgiving food? There were many strong opinions, and… Read More...

Oy Gevalt! ‘Oy’ is aggressively Jewish in the best way

“Oy!” is aggressively Jewish and an absolute joy to watch.  The Brandeis Undergraduate Theater Collective (UTC) put on a delightful performance of “Oy!” this past weekend, and those who didn’t get to see it are… Read More...

‘The Lightning Thief’ musical is meant for passionate fans

“The Lightning Thief” musical is a clear passion project for diehard fans of Rick Riordan’s best selling “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” series. As I am one of these diehard fans, I absolutely adored the… Read More...

Sex education needs work, says Brandeis professor

Students are unhappy with their sex education, according to a talk by Professor Phoebe Schnitzer, the women’s studies resource center resident scholar, on Thursday, Nov. 7, where Schnitzer discussed her research and findings in sex… Read More...

Listening to ‘Bad Ideas’ is far from a bad idea

Tessa Violet’s album “Bad Ideas” is an indie pop triumph. Fans have been waiting for this album for almost a year, ever since Violet dropped her first single “Crush” back in June 2018. I can… Read More...

Hoot Halloween Guide

Whether you’re a ghost or goblin, witch or wizard, Halloween is a holiday where everyone gets to put their spookiest face forward. And the best way to do Halloween is to commit 100 percent to… Read More...

No website is safe, says alumni lecturer

No website is safe, not even brandeis.edu.  That idea was the focus of Walt Mossberg’s ’69 lecture on “ad tech”—technology that allows companies to track a user’s data. The Oct. 22 lecture before about 80… Read More...
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