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To acquire wisdom, one must observe

Louis Brandeis is a Scorpio

Victoria Morrongiello

65th Grammy Award nominations: The snubs, surprises and scandals

Rachel Rosenfield

Brandeis journalism dep. hosts event about the history of abortion

Thomas Pickering and Rachel Rosenfield

Features

This week on Nov. 13 marked the 166th birthday of our university’s namesake Justice Louis D. Brandeis. Many students may not know the impact of the man whose statue they put orange cones on top...
Brandeis’ campus can, to the untrained and uninterested eye, seem to have a random assortment of sculptures and art spread throughout. From our philosophical boy laying outside the library, to the somewhat random sticks placed...
What is your first impression when you hear the phrase “pole dancing?” No matter if you chuckle or start to get excited, do not get overwhelmed by it. Pole dancing is a full-body fitness that...

Editorials

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...
It’s Halloweekend and you know what that means—it’s prime time for college students to party all weekend! You’ve finished your midterms—or maybe not, because Brandeis’ midterms season notoriously never ends until finals—and now you can...

Additional News

In response to recent antisemitic rhetoric in pop culture such as commentary from rapper Kanye West, now known as “Ye,” Brandeis students responded in an interview with CBS Local News Boston. The interviewees were Meshulum...
On Sunday, Nov. 6 at the weekly Senate meeting, the Student Union heard the proceedings for a motion to impeach Senator Zachary Moskovits ’26. The articles of impeachment were put forward by Nicholas Kanan ’23,...
The Brandeis South Asian Students Association (SASA) recently hosted their 25th annual cultural show Mela, featuring speeches, dancing, singing, food and more to celebrate South Asian culture. The theme for this year was Yatra, a...

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Arts

When it comes to parody music, it is hard to think of a more well known musician than “Weird Al” Yankovic. He has been in the industry for over 40 years, has sold millions of...
It’s that time of year again. On Nov. 15, nominations for the 65th Grammy Awards were announced. This is a time when some of the most talented artists of the year get recognition for their...

Sports

The first weekend in November has passed, meaning that for the University Athletic Association (UAA) the fall sports season has come to an end. But with that comes the start of the new winter 2022-2023...
It’s Jan. 9, 2021, and the Washington Football Team is set to face off against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Football Team was the higher seed because they won the division, but they were 100%...
In the last game of the regular season, the Brandeis women’s soccer team faced off against New York University (NYU) on Nov. 5. The game was the Judges’ Senior Day, so they honored senior goalie...

Opinions

So, the midterms are now past. Well, I shouldn’t say they’ve gone quite yet. The tallying for the elections, which occurred this past Tuesday on Nov. 8, is still ongoing.  At the time of writing,...
“Hey, how’s your week going?” “Do you want to go get brunch this weekend?” The two texts above were sent three days ago, but they were always on “read” and you never received anything back...
At 6:05 p.m. on a Monday, I walked into Lower Usdan with one goal only: to eat dinner. Valiantly, I scoured the dining hall, scanning every nook and cranny for the sacred item for the...

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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