Popular artists reference Judaism in music
By Nora Tarabishi
You would never guess that some of your favorite artists or bands come from Jewish backgrounds, but they do.
Many are surprised to find out that artists like P!nk, Adam Levine from Maroon 5, and Ezra Koenig, the lead ...
WMUC hosts first all-Hebrew radio show
By Matthew Beinart
Maryland’s campus radio station, WMUC 88.1 FM, recently ushered in a new class of DJs, including one student who uses his Israeli background to host the first ever all-Hebrew show.
Ofir Buchnik, a math and integrated ...
The Maccabeats transform song into anti-bullying message
By Elyssa Morris
Bullying is a very unique message that is not typically thought of when Hanukkah comes to mind. This holiday season the signers of the group, The Maccabeats, an all-male Jewish a cappella group, tackled the seriousness of this ...
Jews Take to the Tweets
By Jessica Herman
There is no denying that Americans are obsessed with social media. From Twitter to Facebook, and YouTube to Instagram, we are constantly engrossed in the latest media trends. Today, there seems to be a blog for everything, ...
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 ...
By Lizzy Solovey
African-American spiritual music, a type of folk music, offers a Christian interpretation of the plight of slaves in the 19th century and is considered a precursor to gospel music.
Sung inside and outside of churches, this ...