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Pet prescription: new remedy to common problems

After imprisonment in the library all week from studying for pre-break midterms, it seems as though many are craving social interactions beyond the frozen Canadian geese squawking on the Great Lawn. Since you’re preparing for… Read More...

Yousome, mesome, threesome: exploring sexual boundaries

Creating healthy boundaries and discovering which sexual activities feel right or wrong for you remains the key to maintaining and exploring your sexual health. This means knowing what you are comfortable with doing as well… Read More...

Exploring the benefits of sexual self-love

What is safe, pleasurable, healthy and done by most people around the world? Masturbation, of course! Discussing masturbation openly can be awkward. Brandeis can be awkward, too. According to the transitive property, then, I think… Read More...

No glove, no love: practicing safe sex

GRAPHIC by Estie Martin/The Hoot There is nothing like a week of frostbitten fingers, frozen ears and rosy cheeks to encourage us to curl up and stay in bed—and what better way to stay warm… Read More...

Goodbye, cigarettes! Video gaming is the next big addiction

The dorms are bustling, the SCC is humming and the library is empty—yes, a new semester has started. Everyone is back and excited to take advantage of new classes, clubs and midyears. Brandeis students are… Read More...

The most important New Year’s resolution

In light of the recent homosexual teen suicides due to bullying along with the visit of the Westboro Baptist Church to Brandeis, I thought it might be time to focus on the mental side of… Read More...

Diet goes with turkey woes

GRAPHIC BY Ariel Wittenberg/The HootIt is the most delicious and calorie-filled time of year with Thanksgiving, finals and winter break. When our families bring out our favorite pies, mashed potatoes and sauces, the willpower to… Read More...

Celiac disease: Growing prevalence

We all love our bagels and schmear. We love our kugel and ruggelah on holidays. We love the free pizza that clubs give out. Case in point, I think I can safely make the assumption… Read More...

Pot pros and cannabis cons: a look at our favorite plant

With the elections this week, there are the usual controversial debates about taxes, abortion and health care. Yet one issue a lot of us have been casually throwing around is the idea presented by California’s… Read More...

The hidden dangers of public transportation

As a Bostonian gal, I love my Riverside Green T-line, Logan Airport, T-Bus and Amtrak (well, maybe not the last one) just as much as the next person. Like many others, the MBTA is my… Read More...
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