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, ...
What Can You Do When Everything in D.C. is Closed
By Elena Macias
While the country anxiously waits for the government shutdown to end, the many tourist attractions in Washington D.C. have become limited. The Smithsonian museums are closed, there are no more casual bicycle rides and get-toge...
Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Zoe Barth and Josh Axelrod
Senior business major Zoe Barth and junior journalism major Josh Axelrod embarked on a date on April 11, here’s how it went down.
Where did you go? Who got there first?
Josh: We met at Yogiberry. She got there like a minute before I ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Avoiding the Spring Break Bloat
By Rachel Barron
With spring break right around the corner, the Eppley Recreation Center and Ritchie Coliseum have been packed with students trying to get back into shape for bathing suit season. But all this hard work can be quickly ruined by ...
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 ...