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Horoscopes—week of Oct. 17

Thomas Pickering

‘Maid’ conveys trauma and struggle in an authentically real way

Anya Lance-Chacko

Water contaminants in Brown Social Science Center and Edison Lecks

Daniela Zavlun and Nataniela Zavlun

Features

Professor Sarah Mayorga (SOC), a sociology professor at Brandeis, explains in an email interview with The Brandeis Hoot, that she grew up in Miami and explains that she got involved in sociology because “it helped...
History was made on Oct. 21. For the first time in Brandeis history, Dining Services hosted an LGBT inclusivity event: a drag show called “Drag Me to the Stein” featuring the drag queen Binx. The...
On Saturday, Oct. 9, many Brandeis alumni returned to campus to celebrate Homecoming. This year, the annual celebration of Homecoming featured both men and women’s soccer competing against Case Western Reserve University, along with two...

Editorials

In case you were unaware, we are currently in the middle of midterm season, which means everyone, from students to professors are extremely stressed. We would like to remind you all to take care of...
Earlier this semester, we discussed how uneventfully it began: it seemed abnormally quiet for Brandeis. Evidently, we spoke too soon. From the plague that was the black mold in Village to the roof issues in...
Cooler weather and changing leaves are finally here, and autumn on campus is as beautiful as ever. The one downside: cold and flu season is just ramping up. The common cold has already been sweeping...

Additional News

264 purple flags were placed on the great lawn on campus in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Signs were posted with the flags with resources for community members seeking safety if they are experiencing...
Live music at Brandeis returns featuring the work of the two person music group BOOMscat. Musicians Asha Santee and Patience Rowe performed at Mandel as a part of a series called Music at Mandel this...
The university released its annual Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA) Data Report, a document that discloses information about gender equity in athletic programs. The document included a breakdown of the Athletics Program’s Participation Rates...

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Arts

The revenge-action genre has always been one of incredible intrigue and entertainment to lots of folks, and for good reason. There’s just something incredibly cathartic about seeing a protagonist finally wreak havoc on those who...
First year at college can be a wild ride, and it is also a time to try new things. This is the premise for the novel “Fresh” by Margot Wood, released Aug. 3, 2021. The...
When I first saw “Baking Impossible” pop up on my Netflix home page, I immediately clicked play. My rabbit hole into baking shows started with the release of “Nailed It” on Netflix, and since then...

Sports

After outshooting Case Western 17-2 in 2-1 defeat Oct. 9 at homecoming, the Brandeis women’s soccer team traveled to the Midwest, where it faced its most difficult two game stretch of the season. The Judges,...
After a three-game cold streak, the Judges needed to get a win. A week after their homecoming game, they proceeded to play against University of Chicago at Chicago. They played a tough game and ultimately,...
Both men’s and women’s cross country competed in the Connecticut College Invitational on Oct. 16, 2021. These two teams had the tough challenge of facing off against multiple schools nationally ranked in the top 20....

Opinions

We’ve all heard the old adage: “everything’s better with cheese”. For the most part, I agree with that notion. From burgers to chicken to pasta, most foods really do taste better with cheese on them....
While many like to claim that racism does not exist in France and Western Europe, or at least that it does not exist to the same extent as in the US, I have experienced and...
If you are looking at this article that means one of two things: you either are perusing through the paper for something to catch your attention or you are someone who truly wants to learn...

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The new Disney+ series “Star Wars: Visions” tells new stories without relying on the established canon of the Star Wars universe.
https://brandeishoot.com/2021/10/01/star-wars-visions-moving-away-from-canon/

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Brandeis will be hosting flu vaccine clinics from Oct. 4 to Oct. 8, with some open to the entire general Waltham community. Learn more about how to get vaccinated on campus in this week’s issue of The Hoot: https://brandeishoot.com/2021/10/01/univ-reopens-its-flu-vaccine-clinic/

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