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Gillian Anderson awkwardly discussed the highs of her career

In a wide-ranging and at times stilted conversation, actress Gillian Anderson discussed her past, present and upcoming roles with Alice Kelikian (FILM/HIST/ITAL), the chair of the Film, Television and Interactive Media Program. Anderson discussed the… Read More...

TikTok cooks up something special with the ‘ratatousical’

The year 2020 was full of creative ways to showcase art, but 2021 might’ve started with the most innovative yet: a virtual musical plucked straight from the trending pages of social media. “Ratatouille: The TikTok… Read More...

‘evermore’ is a gold-infused dream

Though other artists could drop two back-to-back surprise albums during a pandemic, only Taylor Swift could produce the two strongest albums of her career. Taylor welcomed December with “evermore,” the “sister album” to her summer… Read More...

‘Supernatural’ ends long run with wacky finale

“Supernatural” ran for 15 years, devouring days of our lives and taking years off of it. For a decade and a half, Jared Paledecki and Jensen Ackles have played the iconic brother duo Sam and… Read More...

Panel on Uyghurs in Xinjiang, China Zoombombed

A panel discussing the Uyghur people—a Muslim-Turkish ethnic population living mainly in the Xinjiang region of western China—was disrupted by Zoom users who wrote “FAKE NEWS” and “Bullshit” on a presenter’s slides and played China’s… Read More...

Stop telling Southerners they deserve to die

Liberals and leftists are too quick to dismiss the South—to write it off as a hopeless wasteland. Northeasterners love to joke that the South should just secede again, or even worse, suggest that they deserve… Read More...

Brandeis administration discusses spring semester at community check-in

Brandeis administrators responded to questions about the upcoming spring semester, coronavirus-related restrictions and Brandeis’s financial health in a community check-in on Monday night. Students should not expect restrictions to be loosened on the Brandeis campus,… Read More...

Hoot Recommends: Halloween edition

“Halloween” The 1978 spooky classic Halloween is perfect if you are looking for a nostalgic 70s movie about a rogue psychiatric patient turned stabbing murderer. Although the violence definitely appears toned down to modern day… Read More...

The Hoot’s Halloween candy

Halloween is traditionally a time of magic, bone-chilling costumes, pigging out on candy and watching scary movies until you’re cowering with fear and turning every light on. This year, Halloween instead is a time when… Read More...

Claudia Fox Tree: a powerful educator

Claudia Fox Tree (Arawak/Yurumein) spoke at Brandeis last week for Indigenous Peoples’ Day, but she has made activism, awareness and education a big part of her life. Fox Tree recognizes the impact of stereotypes and… Read More...
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