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This week on Nov. 13 marked the 166th birthday of our university’s namesake Justice Louis D. Brandeis. Many students may not know the impact of the man whose statue they put orange cones on top...
It’s that time of year again. On Nov. 15, nominations for the 65th Grammy Awards were announced. This is a time when some of the most talented artists of the year get recognition for their...
On June 24, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, a historic landmark case that made abortion a protected right. Overturning this case means that it is up to the states to decide if people...
Brandeis Leftist Union (BLU) members, students and dining workers gathered in Usdan on Oct. 27 to protest Harvest Table’s unfair treatment of dining workers. The BLU announced that “in response to consistent disrespect and mistreatment...
From a young age we are taught about the importance of trees; how they help us breathe and how they clean the air. Later on, we learn about habitat and pollination, shade cover and the...
Tom Brady is the greatest football player of all time. After winning six Super Bowls in New England, he (like all old men) went to Florida and won another. His legacy is absolutely undeniable, but...
Brandeis University recently hosted the 2022 Gittler Prize award ceremony at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management for this year’s recipient Carol Anderson. The award ceremony consisted of a public lecture given by...
The chair of Brandeis University’s Department of Classical Studies, Professor Darlene Brooks Hedstrom, sat down for an interview with The Brandeis Hoot to shed a little light on the department, its future and herself. This...
Most of us are familiar with the many Greek gods and their stories. One god that may stand out is Dionysus, the god of wine and pleasure. In the stories you have read, you are...
Twenty-one-year-old Czech Canadian Arber Xhekaj (pronounced jack-eye) made headlines for being the youngest undrafted defenseman on the Montreal Canadiens to score a point in the National Hockey League (NHL). There was no draft before 1963,...
In the summer of 2013, while on a family vacation to Nova Scotia, I stepped inside a secondhand bookstore in Halifax. After slowly making my way slowly up and down between the stacks, I carefully...
The Brandeis Period Activists at ’Deis (PAD) club recently hosted their annual open mic night where members of the Brandeis community were able to listen to and share stories regarding menstruation. PAD president Kyla Speizer...
On Sept. 22, students gathered in Upper Usdan to protest the firing of Catering Lead Kevintz Merisier and deliver a petition to Harvest Table’s Resident District Manager Clayton Hargrove. The protest was organized by the...
In 2008, “13” premiered on Broadway with the entire cast being made up of tweens and teens. Even though it closed after only two months, it captured the hearts of many fans. Fourteen years later,...
This is Professor Adriana Lacy’s first semester teaching in the journalism program at Brandeis. Besides teaching at Brandeis, she is also the Digital and Audience Engagement Editor for Harvard University’s Nieman Foundation. Before coming to...
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...
On May 9, 2022, rapper Jeffery Williams, commonly known by his stage name, Young Thug, was arrested due to his gang involvement and racketeering charges. The Fulton County District Attorney’s office alleges Young Thug and...
In an email exchange with The Brandeis Hoot, Brandeis’ Vice President for Campus Planning and Operations Lois Stanley gave insight into Harvest Table’s operations over the first few weeks of the fall semester. Stanley mentioned...
On Thursday, Sept. 15 the Brandeis Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC) hosted its annual Open House event, this year titled “Out at the Fair.” Over 50 students gathered inside the GSC Office in Usdan and...
There are a lot of television shows out there and it can be hard to decide which one to watch. That is why it is nice to have a reliable opinion on the matter. This...

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