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Volleyball goes through balanced stretch

Francesca Marchese

Using rap lyrics in court: a rebuke of poetic license

Jordan Godfrey

Updates on dining from the VP for Campus Planning and Operations

Cooper Gottfried

Features

@brandeis.chungles has been the go-to meme account for hundreds of Brandesians. As an anonymous meme account that posts Brandeis-specific jokes, it has gained 553 followers with 70 posts at the time of publication. To reveal...
On Sept. 9, the Univ. had its first Fresh Check Day in history, which was a mental health promotion and suicide prevention fair that contained 10 booths, including support from multiple departments and student organizations,...
The chair of Brandeis University’s Russian Studies program, Professor Robin Feuer Miller, sat down for an interview with The Brandeis Hoot to shed a little light on the program, its future and herself. This interview...

Editorials

We were willing to give Harvest Table the benefit of the doubt at first. It is only natural that when you are adjusting to a new work environment you hit a couple of bumps along...
You may have seen it—or potentially heard it during your lectures—but the university is making some changes to campus. Some of the updates are long overdue and we are excited to see the final projects...
The Year of Climate Action is Brandeis’ attempt at “bold, coordinated action and leadership” to combat climate change. Kicking off with Peter Frumhoff’s visit to campus late in the spring 2022 semester, the Year of...

Additional News

Meredith Tax ’64, a writer and political activist, passed away at 80 years old on Sept. 25. Tax was involved in multiple causes including anti-war movements and social feminist organizations.  After graduating from the university,...
The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) recently announced their recognition and support for celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at Brandeis in an email to the Brandeis community. This national observance starts on Sept. 15...
The Rose Art Museum celebrated the opening of a new exhibit on Wednesday, Sept. 21, with an event open to the Brandeis community and beyond. The exhibit, called “Peter Sacks: Resistance,” is the first solo...

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Arts

It has not been a good couple weeks for men, as we watched Adam Devine clear his name—thanks to Adam Levine—in a brutal Instagram post, and one of the Try Guys… well, he didn’t try...
“A who dunnit. You’ve seen one, you’ve seen them all.” This is a line repeated a couple of times in the film “See How They Run” and is kind of a nod to the audience...
“Kimi wa Houkago no Insomnia” (“Insomniacs After School”) is an ongoing slice-of-life manga, written by Makoto Ojiro, centered around the lives of Nakami and Magari, two high school students struggling with falling asleep. After a...

Sports

In their second competition of the year, the men’s and women’s cross-country teams traveled to the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Dartmouth on Saturday Sept. 17. Last year the women’s team finished in second place, while...
The Caterpillar Lab, an educational non-profit organization that bolsters public support for nature, came to Brandeis to showcase the biodiversity, adaptations and beauty of caterpillars. Expert naturalists set up the caterpillar displays on Fellows Garden...
Over the last two weeks, the Brandeis Judges volleyball squad traveled to St. Louis, Missouri to compete in their first University Athletic Association (UAA) Round Robin of the season, in addition to frequenting Maine to...

Opinions

Sun Tzu once said “If you know the enemy and know thyself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles.” Our enemy, in this case, is those who don’t enjoy our favorite frozen...
Over my semesters at Brandeis, I have had the immense pleasure of wandering off campus and finding my way into the many bookstores speckled around the Waltham-Cambridge-Boston area. Though this review will only cover three...
Dear Brandeis Hoot editors,   First, I would like to acknowledge Mary Fischer, the Associate Director of Sustainability Programs in the Brandeis Office of Sustainability. She has been working incredibly hard for many years 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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