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Features

It’s safe to say that Springfest is one of the most anticipated days on the Brandeis campus. It’s one of the few days of the year that Brandeis students are willing to go all out:...
The chair of Brandeis University’s GRALL (German, Russian and Asian Languages and Literature) department, Professor Robin Miller, sat down for an interview with The Brandeis Hoot to shed a little light on the GRALL department,...
The third-ever Brandeis Craft Market took place this week! On April 26 and 27, student artists got the opportunity to showcase their work to the community. Tables covering Fellows Garden were full of handmade goods,...

Editorials

We have seen a lot of interesting things and changes at Brandeis during our last four years. From people threatening to sue us, to someone trying to shut us down, to a bomb threat our...
It’s the last full week of classes at Brandeis, so fittingly, it’s the busiest week of the entire year. It feels like every organization on campus is choosing to insert themselves into students’ lives at...
With COVID-19, we are all under a tumultuous period during Brandeis history where communication and transparency is as important as ever. However, we have noticed that in recent times, Brandeis administration has not been communicating...

Additional News

University president Ron Liebowitz sent an email to community members with updates from the April Board of Trustees meeting. Liebowitz updated the community on multiple initiatives the Board of Trustees has undertaken.  The Board elected...
Brandeis students showcased the culmination of their summer and academic year research and creative projects at the annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Collaborations (URCC) Symposium. This is the Symposium’s second year, following last year’s virtual...
The Athletics Department announced an initiative to raise money for the Barry Harsip ’73 student lounge. The new student lounge will be located in Gosman near the main entrance.  The lounge is named in memory...

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Arts

For our final edition, I’m back and ready to go. Let’s get into it: I read books I find on BookTok, I review them, I tell you whether to read them or not. Except I...
Based on the graphic novel series of the same name by Alice Oseman, “Heartstopper” very literally stopped the hearts of viewers when it was released on Netflix on April 22. The British TV show follows...
To say ‘endings are hard’ is probably the greatest understatement in all of writing. A story IS its ending. Endings are the culmination of all the emotion and time and detail invested into the narrative;...

Sports

The Brandeis baseball team concluded its season this week, going 1-4 in its final five games. Brandeis played a home and home against Tufts University, falling 16-4 and 12-3 on Friday and Saturday respectively. On...
After playing four games at New York University (NYU), Brandeis softball returned home to play their final two games of the season. They faced Tufts University in a two-game series on Wednesday, April 27. In...
After 19 matches, one cross-country trip and many COVID-19 quarantines, the women’s 2022 tennis season came to a close this week. Ending with a 6-13 season record, the Judges dominated their latest match with Endicott...

Opinions

Justin  Over the past 10 years of my life when people have asked me what my least favorite restaurant is, I have had no hesitation. I always knew the exact restaurant. No, I’m not going...
The end of the semester has come and we couldn’t send you off without saying how grateful we are for each and every one of you. Sometimes we get a little caught up in making...
Needless to say, our experience at Brandeis was very unique and unlike many of the years that came before us, mostly as a result of COVID-19 and its unfortunate consequences that it has had on...

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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