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The Hoot celebrates winter holidays

Hanukkah: Rachel Saal  It would be a lot harder to be a self-hating Jew if Hallmark would make just one Hanukkah movie. Christmas gets all of the good songs and all of the decorations and… Read More...

In search of a sustainable future

In today’s world, talk about climate change is everywhere. It is an issue that is increasing in its global importance, and is slowly becoming the center of world politics. Although the three R’s (Reduce, Reuse… Read More...

Beware of the strep

As infants and children develop, their immune systems are not fully mature and often are not strong enough to fight off many infections. As a result, these children are often vulnerable to many painful and… Read More...

Stay conscious

Imagine that you are working out at the gym with a close friend. You are both hitting the weights, with your friend benching over and you are spotting, making sure that the weight does not… Read More...

The Culture of Citizenship

What does it take to be a good citizen? When you hear that question, most people think about voting, however being a good citizen encompasses so much more than that. Learning how to be a… 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...

Rose-colored vision

Last spring semester, I remember getting a call from my mom one day who told me that I should not come home because my dad had pink eye. Pink eye, formally known as conjunctivitis, is… Read More...

Wash your hands- avoid the stomach flu!

During my middle school years, my family and I would often go out to do grocery shopping. We would buy things like meats, fish and rice, but something we would do for special occasions is… Read More...

Alexa: please don’t send Google my blood type

In today’s world, it often feels like our social media knows more about us than we know about ourselves. Just Google It (HWL 60A) is a class designed to inform students about the lesser known… 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...
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