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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter. We, the editorial board of The Brandeis Hoot, stand with the Black Lives Matter movement in condemning racism and advocating for systemic change—including defunding the police. At Brandeis and nationally, young people… Read More...

Student-athletes react to season cancellations

As college students around the country are continuing to adjust to being at home and continuing their learning online, thousands of student athletes across the country are also coping with another reality: the cancellation of… Read More...

Class of 2020 responds to online transition

The Brandeis Hoot asked the Class of 2020 to give their thoughts surrounding the latest developments of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and how it is affecting Brandeis. The questionnaire we distributed focused on students… Read More...

Stop calling it ‘the Ukraine’

There are a lot of bothersome things about Brandeis: laundry, food, overcrowded classes, the list can go on and on. But we would like to focus on an issue that might not bother a lot… Read More...

Brandeis sends all students in CDC level 3 European countries home, suggests other students abroad return home

UPDATED: 3/15 12:01 p.m. On March 14, Brandeis University will send home all study abroad students from CDC level 3 European countries in the Schengen zone, including Spain and Denmark, while other students who are… Read More...

‘The Way Back’ is way more than just an inspiring sports movie

In the opening shot of “The Way Back,” Jack Cunningham (Ben Affleck), throws a rope down the frame. The camera pans, just slightly—it’s not quite clear toward whom he is tossing it, but the act… Read More...

Baseball plays big games before possible end of season

On Tuesday, March 3, the Brandeis Judges baseball team took their first loss of the season to the Endicott Seagulls in a close game that ended with a score of 8-9. This game was the… Read More...

Overlooked sculptures: a golem for Brandeis University

There is a metal man stalking the theater building. Students of lower campus know this one well, though its history has largely been forgotten for a few years now. Created over the course of three… Read More...

Senior capstone explores Muslim life after 9/11

As the spring semester moves forward into March, seniors across campus are frantically writing senior theses, working on major projects and generally trying to figure out what their paths will be after graduation. Maryam Chishti… Read More...

Rose Art Museum acquires significant art

The Rose Art Museum received 50 works from collector Stephen Salny, according to a press release sent to The Hoot on Feb. 28.  The gift has pieces from Ellsworth Kelly, Anni Albers, Josef Albers, Sonia… Read More...
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