day : 05/04/2013 13 results

Mitzpeh Matchmaker— Jared Stein and Yael Lehmann

His shirt color didn’t match the description, but Yael Lehmann, a freshman enrolled in letters and sciences, knew he was the right guy. Jared Stein, a sophomore in letters and sciences, was already waiting for his blind date when Yael eagerly walked into Starbucks on March 5.   How did introductions go? Yael: We were told an ...

Sports Safety: Who’s to Blame?

By Arielle Gurin The danger of not knowing when a sports injury is serious was discussed by a panel on Feb. 27 at the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism in Knight Hall. The panelists provided their unique perspective on the matter of sports safety, yet all agreed that from childhood to professional levels, athletes often do not know ...

Jew You Should Know – Judy Gerstenblith

By Ángel Torres Does Judy Gerstenblith ever sleep? Even with her commitments, ranging from Koach senior representative to psychology guided study session leader, Gerstenblith somehow finds time to unwind during her senior year. “It’s pretty crazy,” she laughed, speaking about her hectic schedule. “It’s hard to find the time, but ...

Every Second Counts

By Rachel Greenwald This past February, the University of Maryland Senate voted to pass an all-inclusive Good Samaritan policy on campus that has the potential to save lives. Though the Good Samaritan policy has been in effect since 2011, it only protected students who called for help for themselves or a peer when in danger of alcohol ...

Fit and Frum: Two Orthodox Women’s Journey to Health

By Alicia McElhaney As bikini season approaches, men and women alike are hitting the gym, working out, toning up and eating clean in order to look great on the beach for spring break and beyond. Abundant tips can be found in magazines and online about how to look great and get in shape; however, tips for staying both fit and religiously ...

Zumba with JFGH

By Katie Secret The Maryland Hillel introduced a new way to connect Jewish students with the Jewish Foundation for Group Homes this February. Students gathered at the center to exercise with and get to know individuals with disabilities. The students and group home members practiced Zumba at Hillel on Feb. 28. Those involved in planning and ...

Workshop Helps Future Women Leaders

By Amanda Eisenberg An Indian, an Egyptian and a Jew walk into a room. While this may sound like the start of a tired joke, it is anything but. The Jewish-Muslim Women’s Leadership Initiative hosted 13 women on March 3 for a workshop promoting conflict resolution methods and women’s roles in peace building, said Sachi Edwards, a ...

Students Hitting The Pavement

By Lauren Shaw “At first, running sucks,” said sophomore civil engineering major Kurt Rubenacker. This sentiment is fairly common within the running community and maybe even more prevalent for those who choose to avoid the sport altogether. But perhaps it just takes persistence and dedication. When she first started running, junior ...

Maryland Co-op Struggles to Get Your Attention

By Drew Rauso Located in the basement of Stamp Student Union, the Maryland Food Collective offers students a variety of organic, local and vegan options. While health and wellness are important to many students at this university, this health-first food shop and restaurant is currently facing a major problem: Not enough people know about ...

Eating Healthy on Campus

By Lauren Shaw For students at this university, finding nutritional variety and healthy options to eat on campus can be a challenge. “I walk in The Diner and think okay, I can have a grilled cheese, steak and cheese, cheese quesadilla, cheeseburger, cheese pizza, mac and cheese or a wrap, which will have cheese,” said sophomore ...