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How the measles outbreak really looks

Infectious diseases are nothing new to humanity. We have been fighting them since the dawn of time; fighting for our lives. What infectious diseases did for humanity during that point in time was build up… Read More...

An Ode to The Hoot: What I learned in the BMC

Four years later. Here I am, a senior approaching the end. I have spent eight semesters at Brandeis, which means apparently now I have accumulated some sort of wisdom to share. What invaluable lessons have… Read More...

The Hoot’s editorial cartoonist speaks

This is only my second time writing for The Hoot. I wrote once as a first-year and now I’m writing for the last time as a senior, so maybe this is fitting in a bookend… Read More...

Statement from Hillel Student Board on recent events

There has been a lot of discussion over the last 24 hours, on campus and on social media, about the defacement, restoration, and subsequent defacement of an art exhibition, part of Brandeis Hillel’s “Israel Week,”… Read More...

What we can do here and now

My advice to Brandeis students: Eschew transience by engaging with your community. In other words, live in the here and now. It’s something I’ve struggled with for most of my life, trying to stay firmly… Read More...

Why joining a club is important

Coming to college isn’t an easy experience for anyone. Most people move away from home, be it five or five thousand miles away. No more homemade food (hello Sodexo), your high school friends are scattered… Read More...

Going with your gut: The case for kombucha

“I need the booch!” Travis Scott exclaims in his hit song Sicko Mode. These are words that we would all do well to live by. Kombucha is a fermented tea that’s recently become quite popular… Read More...

A look into the history of The Hoot

Not many individuals beyond the staff of The Brandeis Hoot really know its history, starting with its conception in 2004. We thought we would give the entire Brandeis community an in-depth look into our founding… Read More...

Being blatant

There is a finesse to pulling the wool over a constituent’s eyes; and it is becoming something of a lost art. Gone are the days of “we have found weapons of mass destruction,” lost in… Read More...

Why The Hoot matters to me

Since the founding of The Brandeis Hoot in early 2005, dozens—and possibly hundreds—of Hoot alumni have stepped through the doors of the Brandeis Media Coalition (BMC) to work on issues of The Hoot. Last week’s… Read More...
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