day : 03/04/2013 4 results

Opinion: Running on Shabbat, is it Kosher?

By Laura Shaposhnikova Attention to those among us who do not enjoy running: slowly place this article down and leisurely walk away. To everyone else: what's the deal with running on Shabbat? If you enjoy it, then it's not work, right? If it's not work, then it's probably permissible, right? Not quite. Let's run through (last pun, I promise) ...

Exercising Your Right to Workout

By James Levin The Eppley Recreation Center (ERC) has everything a fitness junkie could ever want in the world.  The nearly $40 million dollar facility boasts over 230,000 square feet of space, every inch of which is filled with the right tools to keep you in good shape. For the weight trainers, there are countless machines and free weights. ...

JMA Brings The Middle East in Maryland

By Sam Schmieder The Jewish Muslim Alliance hosted a dinner on March 5 for eight Jewish and eight Muslim high school students who were visiting from Israel through the World Learning Advocacy Program to experience our culture and learn more about each other. Amna Farooqi, president of the Jewish Muslim Alliance, spent most of the beginning of ...

Melt Your Stress Away With Meditation

By Sam Schmieder Feeling stressed, overwhelmed and tense? Fear not, because you can start saying “om” and re-energizing all while on campus. Thanks to the University Health Center, hour-long meditation sessions are available for anyone who wants to clear their mind and relax in between their hectic schedules. Edie Anderson is the ...