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Hazing, Deis-style

I. No Justice For You

MOTHER: Hoishal! Its me, your stereotypical Jewish mother. You never called to say you left that job at that nice newspaper, The Judge, or someth… Read More...

In the beauty of the lilies

This is for those who serve. It merits perennial reflection by all of us who enjoy a thing called freedom, something as vital as air itself, yet just as easy to overlook. For … Read More...

Okapi! Lessons from the savanna

Sorry I didnt get an installment of Horseradish to you last week, but classes have my head spinning. And then there are the clubs: Monday is Voices of Praise Gospel Choir;

Tuesd… Read More...

At the turning

This is the story told at this time each year with a regularity as sure as the beating of a young heart. The day it would cease to be told: That indeed is the day my own heart would cease to … Read More...

The Reckoning, Pt. 2

Editor's Note: Michael Sitzman wrote this as a personal remembrance of Sept. 11, 2001. He gave The Hoot permission to reprint it. This is part II of II. If you have a remembrRead More...

Mercy

Dear God, help us. Hear our prayers and have mercy

The hurricane was summed up well in a newspaper quote as corpses floated down the street in the devastated Gulf Coast city: The … Read More...

The ship and the caravan

The Intercultural Center (ICC) was a hotbed of activity last season with two farewell dinners. In April, the ICC and SASA (South Asian Students Association) banquets featur… Read More...

The Reckoning, Pt. 1

Editor's Note: Michael Sitzman wrote this as a personal remembrance of Sept. 11, 2001. He gave The Hoot permission to reprint it. This is part I of II. If you have a Sept. 11&Read More...

Treasure hunt helps build understanding

The treasure is the knowledge you gain, said BBSO Co-President Kyle Turner.

Last Sundays Hillel- and BBSO-sponsored Treasure Hunt, with its 20-odd participants, … Read More...

Jump! The thrill of falling through the sky

Whats the most incredible, mind-shocking sensory experience youve ever had? (No, not that.) What I mean is: Would you jump from an airplane? I did.

I realized that life on … Read More...

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