What every Brandeis student should have in their backpack

Picture this: your alarm goes off, you eat breakfast, get dressed, shoulder your backpack and head out for the day. You have multiple classes today—spread out across campus—not to mention the club meeting later in the evening and a friend meet up midday. You are not returning to your room before 10 p.m. at the […]

Book review: ‘The Death I Gave Him’

I love a good adaptation. Movie to musical? I’m in the audience! Book to miniseries? I’ll stream it tonight! Shakespeare play to modern novelization? I will be at the bookstore in the morning! (Just joking, I prefer ebooks. Please don’t judge me.) One of those examples is a bit more specific than the others, but […]

Cross-country takes a blow at Williams Purple Valley Classic

On Sept. 23, the Brandeis Judges’ men’s and women’s cross-country teams traveled to Williamstown, Massachusetts to compete in the Williams Purple Valley Invitational. Also competing were host Wiliams College as well as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the United States Coast Guard Academy. The men’s team placed third overall while the women’s team […]

‘The Other Two’ is a hilarious satire of the entertainment industry

From an outsider’s perspective, the entertainment can look like a magical and wild land. People see entertainers’ lives as being full of glitz and glamor. However, there is a lot of work that needs to be done in order to create that facade. It is hard to make it to the top, and it can […]

Brandeis in the eyes of the upperclassmen

Two weeks ago, The Hoot interviewed a group of students from the class of 2027, who shared their perspectives of Brandeis so far and expressed their expectation of their upcoming college life. Shifting gears from the first-years, The Hoot reached out to some upperclassmen and asked about how they view Brandeis differently compared to before, […]

Professor Eve Marder wins 2023 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize

Eve Marder ’69, Victor and Gwendolyn Beinfield University Professor in Neuroscience and Biology, was recently awarded the 2023 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize from The Rockefeller University. Marder is one of two recipients of this prestigious prize, along with Lily Jan. Jan is the Jack and DeLoris Lange Professor of Physiology and Biophysics at the University […]

Brandeis Women’s Tennis goes to ITA Championships at Wesleyan

On Sept. 24, Rebecca Suarez ’26 advanced to the second day of play at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Regional competition, but had to withdraw from play after an injury. Suarez received All-UA 2023 first-team honors at #1 singles and #1 doubles in the 2022-2023 season.   Before her injury, Suarez was the seventh seed […]

Spring 2024 Marathon begins

In emails sent to Brandeis students on Sept. 19 and Sept. 25, the Brandeis Student Union Allocations Board (A-Board) announced to students that Marathon would be starting soon and gave students information about a new policy that is being implemented for this round of Marathon.   Marathon began on Sept. 20 and will close on […]

Fencer Maggie Shealy trains with US Olympic Fencing Team

To many of you, the name Maggie Shealy (GRAD) should ring a bell. Shealy wowed the Brandeis and national fencing community after an impressive fencing career for the Judges. Just last season, she topped off her undergraduate career with a third-place finish in the overall sabre competition at the 2023 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) […]

Women’s soccer continues on with undefeated season record

Though the Women’s soccer team had a light week as far as the number of games they played, they still made sure to excel during their match against Lesley University. Their match this past week against Lesley was on Tuesday, Sept. 26.    This was an especially exciting game for the Judges as it was […]

RSO and dining workers protest unfair treatment

In an interview with The Hoot, two members of Revolutionary Student Organization (RSO) Brandeis spoke about the recent delegation that they held on Sept. 20.   According to the group’s Instagram, RSO “joined dining workers in a labor delegation to demand that workers be paid back the money which was stolen from them by Harvest […]

COVID comeback

If you’re reading this editorial, you probably know or know of at least five people who have gotten COVID-19 since the semester started. For some of you, that may even be a lowball.   Professors, students and university staff have all gotten sick over the first few weeks of the semester, at a pretty alarming […]

Hoot Recommends: dorm essentials

Hello and welcome back to “Hoot Recommends,” where members of The Brandeis Hoot’s editorial board share our thoughts on different topics. This week, members of our board will be sharing the things they have in their dorms or homes that they just can’t live without. Naomi: One of the best investments I made for my […]

Brandeis women’s volleyball loses four matches in a row

After a win against Clark University on Sept. 14, Brandeis Judges Women’s Volleyball dropped four straight matches to the Simmons University Sharks (Sept. 20), the New York University (NYU) Violets (Sept. 23), the Washington University in Saint Louis (WashU) Bears (Sept. 23) and the Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) Spartans (Sept. 24).   In the […]

Tree for Taking founders develop sustainable guitars

Sam Aronson (Heller Social Impact MBA ’23 and ’20) and Alden Kennedy (Heller Social Impact MBA ’23) recently founded their company Tree for Taking with the vision of reinventing the guitar manufacturing industry to become more sustainable. In an interview with The Hoot, they discuss their journey in founding Tree for Taking as well as […]