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Note: This piece was adapted from a speech given at the History of Ideas Program’s “We Don’t Need Another Hero!” event.   No person can make history without a cast of key supporters and people...
Note: This piece was adapted from a speech given at the History of Ideas program’s “We Don’t Need Another Hero!” event.   I think this theory gets at something more fundamental than simply “does history...
After lumbering for a time through the temperate lands, the beast lays down its head and goes into a deep sleep. The land around it changes, its skull bleaches in the sun and still the...
The Brandeis Hoot has been in contact with an insider source of the Brandeis Parents Facebook Community—Michael [last name redacted]. This informant has been willing to share some details of the messages being shared in...
I want to preface this article by saying I do enjoy eating ice cream, however in general I am not a dessert person. Now, I can say with absolute certainty ice cream is one of...
Brandeis University, as we, the students, all know, prides itself on its strong academics. It rightly should, as it is ranked #44 by U.S. News and World Report for American universities (that said, the methodology...
My partner asked me if I would be into watching porn with them as a form of foreplay. How do we have a conversation about what I want?    Discussions regarding pornography can be difficult,...
As of the time of writing this article, Brandeis’ COVID-19 positivity level is… oh right. We don’t have a COVID-19 tracker anymore. As any Brandeis student can attest to, COVID-19 is everywhere on campus right...
From now this point forward, consider yourself an intrepid explorer, braving the architectural unknowns of East Quad. The descent into the quad is a steep one, but fear not, your Brandeis calves, strengthened from continuous...
I don’t think that it comes as a surprise to anyone that Fall Flex this year was poorly attended. In fact, I was unaware of its existence until 10:30 a.m. the day of, when a...
Seeing as our former resident food reviewers have graduated—Sasha Skarboviychuk ’21 MA ’22 and John Fornagiel ’22—it seems only fitting to continue their legacy by writing food-related opinion pieces. While I am just a young...
Anyone who knows anything about turn-of-the-century farm equipment will know that modern wheelbarrows simply do not stand the test of time and use. Before we delve into the differences between wheelbarrows it will be important...
By the time this article is published, I will have been living in Massachusetts for almost three weeks, over three hundred miles away from my home state of Maryland. In addition to adjusting to a...
On Aug. 24, college students and graduates alike received wonderful news. President Biden announced his administration’s plan to eliminate “significant amounts of student loan debt for tens of millions of Americans,” and announced that his...
There’s been a lot of talk since the beginning of the semester about the new food vendor, Harvest Table, who has been brought in to replace our university’s last vendor, Sodexo. While the changes may...
I’ve been a server for over a year now—with a few breaks in between jobs for school purposes. This job isn’t my favorite thing, of course, I mean, who dreams of fake smiling and relying...
Euphoria is one of the most beguiling shows that has ever aired. It involves a group of high school students who grapple with drugs, sex, love, social media and money as they come of age...
Welcome back to the SSIS column, where we answer any and all of Brandeis students’ questions about sex, sexuality, identity and relationships. If you have a question you’d like answered in our next column, email...
You will probably feel more lonely than you ever have before. You might hate it at first, but eventually, you won’t even realize you’re lonely—it becomes a reality, until one day, you’re 21 in Farber...
I was part of the Brandeis in Siena program in the past summer, in which I took classes on Tuscan art history and oil painting in Italy. As one of the Brandeis-led summer study abroad...

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