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CAHN: Unnatural Disaster

Once again Americans are forced to redefine the scope of domestic human suffering, once again we are asked to expand our tolerance of governmental incompetence. The flood wa… Read More...

Science fails to explain itself

It has been my experience with biology that very rarely does one encounter simplicity. True enough, the underlying science is not terribly complex, once sufficiently b… Read More...

Things like this don't happen in America

Whats it looking like? I asked my father. I had taken a break from my packing to consult the news, which for the past day or so, had been perpetually turned on. Not good, h… 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...

Stop Somervilles divestment campaign

Something is rotten in the city of Somerville, Massachusetts. Having lost a campaign to divest city and corporate funds from Israeli bonds by a 10-0 city council vote last yea… Read More...

Confessions of a bored Facebook user

Does anyone remember the time before Facebook? Well, maybe not before Facebook, but at least before Facebook accepted Brandeis accounts? Once upon a time, Mark Zuc… Read More...

Clarification about new contract for Deis workers

To the Editor:
The misstatements, untruths and distortions in the Hoots September 9, 2005 editorial, Consequences of parity need consideration are too numerable … Read More...

Watching Gilmore without the girls

Now, before every Tuesday night at eight oclock regular attacks me, let me just say that I am one of you! Ive followed the show since the pilot and have, overall, al… Read More...

Overreacting Stomachs on Par with World War I

I dont know about you, but my body is a bit of a wacko. I say this not because I like to, as often as I may, go star spinning. This is when you go to the Great Lawn or some other w… Read More...

This election season, remembering what really matters

When a man goes to sit on the toilet to do number two (I am not willing to admit that women defecate like men do), it is inherently assumed that this will be a time of solitude, c… Read More...

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