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Who is the New England Yankee?

The distinguished American writer E.B. White had his own opinion of who the Yankee is: “To foreigners, the Yankee is an American; to Americans, a Yankee is a Northerner; to Northerners, the Yankee is an… Read More...

Endings

I had hoped to write this piece, graduation cap in hand, with some great and optimistic future draped across my shoulders. I hoped to follow it by standing in a crowded room of my peers… Read More...

The swimming pool

Prior to landing, I strived to live as a responsible, aware civilian abroad who standardized my thoughts and actions to high, active social engagements anywhere I go, though it’s been six years since I’ve lived… Read More...

SSIS advice column

Welcome back to the SSIS column, where we answer any and all of Brandeis students’ questions about sex, sexuality, identity and relationships. If you have a question you’d like answered in our next column, email… Read More...

The Hoot’s table: pasta edition

Welcome back to The Hoot’s table. This week, we are debating which pasta shape is best. You can vote on the best pasta on our Instagram story on Saturday, Dec. 5!  Aaron LaFauci: Conchiglie (shells)… Read More...

The Hoot’s Thanksgiving pie battle

Last Thanksgiving, we all wrote about our favorite Thanksgiving foods. This year we thought about writing on the worst Thanksgiving food but realized that we would have a huge article about turkey. Instead, we bring… Read More...

No Mom, I don’t have a drinking problem: Mellow Corn corn whiskey

Author’s note: I get my information by constantly asking my managers at Gordon’s questions while I’m stocking shelves, making pull lists or counting my drawer. I don’t know where they get their information and I… Read More...

Oh, the places we’ll go!

As we prepare to depart for the winter, I am becoming increasingly weary of the bleak effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Even if it is a couple months too late to mark the occasion of… Read More...

Dunkin’s spicy disappointment

It seems as though most chains have been busy creating new menu items, and of course we are here to try them all. Up next on our list are Dunkin’s new donuts, the Spicy Pepper… Read More...

Academic amnesty is a must

As the end of this semester nears, the thought of receiving grades seems beyond ridiculous to me. While it’s been three and a half months of continuous work, exams and essays, I am more than… Read More...
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