day : 08/04/2015 8 results

Take advantage of interesting Gen-Eds: advice from a rising senior

By Jacob Schaperow, editor-in-chief, @jschap1 With course registration coming up, it is time to set up advising meetings and print those four-year plans. However, there is another crucial component of course registration — talking to your friends about which electives to take. Of course, if you do not have any friends, or if you just want ...

Examining American Jews’ role in Israeli politics

By Jacqueline Hyman & Jacob Schaperow Opinion editor, editor-in-chief @jacqbh58, @jschap1 (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i['GoogleAnalyticsObject']=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) ...

Recent sexual assault cases on college campuses increase, do not stand idly by

By Ori Gutin, for the Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh Let’s be blunt: one rape occurs on a college campus in America every 21 hours; one in four college women will be the victim of sexual assault during their academic careers, and college-aged women are four times more likely than any other age group to face sexual assault, according to the Cleveland ...

Students gear up for annual NHBT tournament

By Jamie Weissman, staff writer, @JamieWeissman March Madness may have just come to a close, but for some students basketball season is just getting started. On April 17, the University of Maryland Hillel will host its fifth annual National Hillel Basketball Tournament, also known as the NHBT, an event that brings together Jewish ...

J Street Conference Reveals the passion of 1,000 youth as they march for a cause in Washington

By Sam Milton, for the Mitzpeh, @SamMilton3 (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i['GoogleAnalyticsObject']=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) })(window,document,'script','//www.google-analyt...

Jew You Should Know: Joshua Bloch

By Daniel Chavkin, Staff writer, @dchav96 Everybody has a hobby, but freshman aerospace engineering major Joshua Bloch went one step further. When he is not studying or attending services, Bloch solves Rubik’s Cubes as fast as he can. This includes solving bigger cubes, solving cubes one-handed, and solving cubes blindfolded. Bloch ...

Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Shira Movsas & Jacob Sloyer

By Michele Amira, staff writer, @nicejewishswag I scream. You scream. Mitzpeh Matchmaker screams for ice cream. That’s why this month’s Mitzpeh Matchmaker blind date couple, freshman biology major Shira Movsas and junior marketing and information systems double major Jacob Sloyer, met up at Coldstone Creamery for ice cream. How ...

Stipend-for-study: Rabbis, participants reflect on goals for Jewish learning programs

By Senaya Savir, staff writer, @SenayaSavir (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i['GoogleAnalyticsObject']=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) })(window,document,'script','//www.google-analytic...