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Sitting atop a small lump of dirt and grass beside Fellows Garden is a statue of our namesake: Louis Brandeis. While some place cones upon his head and others sit in the shade his lurching...
If you have ever watched any trending Netflix shows about American college life it may not be new to you how big sports can be in a person’s college life. In these shows, there is...
Studying English and having good writing ability is the essential foundation for a well-rounded liberal arts education. Professor John Burt is the chair of the English department with an expertise on American literature. In his...

Editorials

In the wake of an unbelievable tragedy, we as an editorial board have never been prouder to be members of the Brandeis community. From the check-ins on the night of Nov. 19 that we all...
The final push to get to Thanksgiving break is under way with the last full week of classes prior to the holiday wrapping up. But, among ourselves and in conversations with others, we have found...
It can be really easy to take things for granted when you don’t know life without them. There are a lot of services and resources at Brandeis that can go undervalued and underappreciated because we’ve...

Additional News

Student Union president Peyton Gillespie wrote to community members that there were opportunities in the student government for students to pursue. Gillespie wrote of available positions in the student government in the executive board and...
On Dec. 19 an email was sent out to the Waltham Group mailing list, forwarded by the Department of Student Engagement’s Program Specialist, Francesca Panorese. The email was originally sent by the local grassroots organization...
Jane Flood—a former university dining worker—passed away at 76 on Jan. 5, 2023. Flood worked at the university starting in 1993 and created a legacy among students.  Flood began working at the university in Dining...

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Arts

College is a time for new experiences, adventures and connections. This is the theme for HBO Max’s comedy series “The Sex Lives of College Girls.” The show’s first season premiered to great acclaim in 2021....
Andrew Callaghan became a YouTube celebrity in early 2020. On his now-abandoned channel “All Gas No Brakes,” Callaghan, along with a small group of friends, posted interviews he gave at strange events across the country,...

Sports

The indoor track and field season has begun for the NCAA and Brandeis’ track and field team started the season off on the right foot with the team splitting up for two meets on the...
The Brandeis swim and dive team closed out 2022 with record breaking times in their midseason championship meet, the Gompei Invitational, hosted by Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). On day one of the three-day championship meet,...
Steve Cohen is a fascinating individual and he’s breaking baseball. When he bought the New York Mets, he made it very clear that he was willing to spend money to win games. The team proceeded...

Opinions

The end has to begin somewhere. We just don’t usually notice that we’ve entered the end until whatever it was has commenced. Therefore, it makes it hard to say when the beginning stops being the...
Welcome back to campus, Brandeis. As some of you may know, last semester The Brandeis Hoot launched a weekly column in its opinions section: The Year of Climate Action column. This climate-focused column serves as...
Just a few days ago, on Jan. 9 2023, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Earth Radiation Budget Satellite (ERBS) returned to earth. This satellite, which was launched in 1984, was meant to orbit...

Finally, last but not least, "the glue that holds this paper together:" Editor-in-Chief Sasha Skarboviychuk. She's had to hold together much more than just The Hoot these last few months. http://ow.ly/ufzJ50JcGQO

"Underrated member of the EICs" and generally "chill dude" John Fornagiel, learns how to “yas queen slay” and use the word "tumultuous." Need an explanation? Find it here: http://ow.ly/Ox6v50JcGpX

Emma Lichtenstein, Editor-in-Chief, discusses the "epic highs and lows of college journalism" and her Brandeis experience in her senior OP. Read more about it here: http://ow.ly/8row50J9XXT

To Emma Lichtenstein, Editor-in-Chief, finding The Hoot was an unexpected blessing. Read more about her journey here: https://brandeishoot.com/2022/05/06/hoot-nation-is-thriving/

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