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The campus megaphone

We are your megaphone. This is the newspaper for everyone, for the entire community. No matter what. This was one of the first messages that I was taught after joining The Hoot, and four year’s… Read More...

Div. III Men’s NCAA B-ball Tourney Live Blog: Brandeis Judges vs. Lasell Lasers – JUDGES WIN!!!

Hey all! This is Pat Garofalo with The Brandeis Hoot, courtside for the first round NCAA Tournament matchup between Brandeis and Lasell! The teams are warming up, and we’ll be providing live updates all the… Read More...

‘Deis’ view of Super Bowl XLII: No asterisk necessary

Imagine the headlines: “Super Bowl winning coach suspended,” “Perfect Pats slammed by league,” and of course, “19-0*.” Thankfully, it won’t come to that. By upending the previously undefeated Patriots and completing one of the most… Read More...

Ski club begins quest

The Brandeis ski club braved the slopes last weekend, in an attempt to qualify for the regional competition of the United States Collegiate Ski Association. The top three association teams will go to regionals, and… Read More...

Women’s Basketball able to fend off WPI

The Women’s Basketball won its third straight game Tuesday, with a 53-47 decision over the WPI Engineers in Worcester. With the win, the Judges improved to 5-2 on the season. As they did against Emmanuel… Read More...

Men’s B-ball defeats Clark, still undefeated

The Men’s Basketball team jumped out to a big early lead that it couldn’t hold on Tuesday against Clark, but the Judges were able to put together a big second half to defeat the Cougars… Read More...

London Calling?

When one thinks of football in London’s Wembley Stadium, it is usually in the context of Manchester United playing Chelsea for the English Premier League title. However, a few weeks back, it was American football… Read More...

Deis student heads to Taiwan for world roller skating championships

Wei Sum Li 10, straightens her computer screen and presses play on a video; suddenly a group of skaters are moving in perfect synchronization across a rink. However, instead of the ice that one might… Read More...

Fencing prepares for new season

After finishing last season first among Division III schools at the NCAA tournament, as well as claiming the New England Intercollegiate Fencing Championships, the Brandeis Fencing team is back in training and ready for the… Read More...

Jones’ doping confession continues slow, sad fall

I find it sad, and incredibly symbolic of the sports age we live in, that Olympic champion Marion Jones last week admitted to doping and returned the five medals she had won in 2000, yet… Read More...
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