May 2015 17 results

Shavuot recipe: Cannoli cream frutta with Nutella and apricots

By Michele Amira, staff writer, @nicejewishswag Shavuot aka the holiday of blintzes and cheesecake is approaching this Saturday night. While there are so many amazing traditional Shavuot recipes like the Jews in Turkey, the Balkans, Syria ...

Division of IT to close WAM Labs

By Harris Blum, for the Mitzpeh, @Harris_Blum The Division of Information Technology at this university announced it will permanently close the computer lab in Worcester Hall, along with three others around campus, beginning May 22. Dr. ...

Interfaith Shabbat dinner to be held at Maryland Hillel

By Camille Chrysostom, for the Mitzpeh, @Mitzpeh The office of Multicultural Involvement and Community Advocacy (MICA) and Maryland Hillel will sponsor a Shabbat dinner for students of different religious backgrounds on May 8. The idea for ...

Got milk? Nutella-filled blintzes for Shavuot

By Michele Amira, staff writer, @nicejewishswag If you’ve been counting the Omer, you are aware that Shavuot (aka the holiday of blintzes and cheesecake) is fast approaching. As a vegan, I have often wondered why as Jews we’re supposed ...

Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Yoni Ross & Laurie Hunt

By Jacob Schaperow, editor-in-chief, @jschap1 Yoni Ross is a freshman enrolled in letters and sciences, but this is his fourth year out of high school since doing a year abroad in Israel, studying at University of Pittsburgh for a year and ...

Jew You Should Know: Joshua Leviton

By Senaya Savir, Staff writer, @SenayaSavir In this year’s SEE Battle of the Bands, senior Joshua Leviton claimed victory, giving him the privilege of performing his biggest show so far opening for artists Jessie J, Logic and the Chainsmo...

Conversation with headlining band of Washington Jewish Music Festival — Golem

By Michele Amira, staff writer, @nicejewishswag As a part of the 2015 Washington Jewish Music Festival—the Gypsy, Yiddish, klezmer, funk, fusion band Golem will grace Sixth & I Historic Synagogue on May 14. I talked with the founder of ...

Publication to switch from print to online

Beginning late next fall, Mitzpeh will follow in the footsteps of its sister publication, The Diamondback, and change its focus to “digital first” in light of ongoing trends in journalism. This publication will release print editions ...

Remembering Holocaust: Responsibility accompanies sense of comfort

By Jake Baum, for the Mitzpeh, @jakeatumd     Social justice campaigns overwhelm our social media, fighting against issues such as global climate change, poverty and most importantly, bigotry of any kind. We’ve reached a ...

Community debate concerning event sales

  By Daniel Chavkin Staff writer @dchav96 In April, this university announced its plans to research the possibility of selling alcoholic drinks at sporting events. In an email to the community, Vice President of Student Affairs ...