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OP-ED: Sometimes the simplest things can make the world a much better place

Yesterday, in the midst of another crazy day of classes and club meetings I happened to stop by my mailbox. I wasnt expecting much, I figured all I would find would be some flier inviting… Read More...

EDITORIAL: Consequences of parity need consideration

We would like to commend the Brandeis administration for working with student and professor groups towards a common goal of equal pay for both contract and non-contract workers at Brandeis. However we want to caution… Read More...

LETTER: LTS: a group effort

To the Editor: Although I was very pleased to see such a lengthy article commending the achievements of a dear former colleague of mine, I take several issues with the Rich Graves article from September… Read More...

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 waters of hurricane Katrina have washed way our… 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 broken down and analyzed. But this is true of all… 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, he… 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 remembrance of any… Read 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 year, the Somerville Divestment Project (SDP)… 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 Zuckerberg (of a Mark Zuckerberg production fame) was working alongside… 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 to address in a single letter to the editor. Nonetheless, there were… Read More...
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