April 2013 23 results

Jew You Should Know- Benjy Cannon

By Nora Tarabishi  Sophomore Benjy Cannon first got his nickname from his mother when he was young. “She’s called me ‘Benjy’ as long as I can remember,” recalled Cannon. Cannon, who is a government and politics and philosophy ...

Holocaust Vigil: a JSU and Kedma event

By Laura Shaposhnikova “If good doesn't speak, evil will flourish,” said Rubin Sztajer, a Holocaust survivor. Sztajer lived through a period of the worst, most evil crimes against humanity in recent history. He is a man who stands by his ...

WTF UMD?

By Samantha Schmieder WTF UMD is a social media project where students can directly get in touch with the Student Government Association (SGA) in order to provide them with ideas and suggestions to better the school. So far, the page has 2395 ...

Is the Career Center Helpful?

By Mara Bernstein As seniors are quickly preparing to graduate, the time has come for them to decide what they are going to do after May. While this can be daunting for most students, the university’s Career Center is here to help. “We ...

HavdaMALLA Rocks The Mall

By Laura Shaposhnikova Students came together on McKeldin Mall in the evening of Saturday, April 20 to eat and sing their way into the upcoming week. Students enjoyed Seudat Shlishit (third meal of Shabbat) and Havdalah (ceremonial end of ...

The Dalai Lama Comes to Campus

By Alexis Jenkins The Dalai Lama will headline The Anwar Sadat Lecture For Peace on May 7 at the Comcast Center. The Dalai Lama is the spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism. He is recognized worldwide as a prominent religious figure and won the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...