News 354 results

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Fit and Frum: Two Orthodox Women’s Journey to Health

By Alicia McElhaney As bikini season approaches, men and women alike are hitting the gym, working out, toning up and eating clean in order to look great on the beach for spring break and beyond. Abundant tips can be found in magazines and online ...

Zumba with JFGH

By Katie Secret The Maryland Hillel introduced a new way to connect Jewish students with the Jewish Foundation for Group Homes this February. Students gathered at the center to exercise with and get to know individuals with disabilities. The ...

Workshop Helps Future Women Leaders

By Amanda Eisenberg An Indian, an Egyptian and a Jew walk into a room. While this may sound like the start of a tired joke, it is anything but. The Jewish-Muslim Women’s Leadership Initiative hosted 13 women on March 3 for a workshop ...

Maryland Co-op Struggles to Get Your Attention

By Drew Rauso Located in the basement of Stamp Student Union, the Maryland Food Collective offers students a variety of organic, local and vegan options. While health and wellness are important to many students at this university, this health-f...

Eating Healthy on Campus

By Lauren Shaw For students at this university, finding nutritional variety and healthy options to eat on campus can be a challenge. “I walk in The Diner and think okay, I can have a grilled cheese, steak and cheese, cheese quesadilla, ...

The ERC Brings The 90s Back

By Mary Faddoul The DeLorean time machine, otherwise known as the Eppley Recreation Center, transported students back to the 90s on Feb. 28. Unfortunately, the pop stars of the decade did not make an appearance at the event, but apart from ...

Bringing Gardening Back

By Kaylin Bugos When student groups pick a name, there are many factors to consider. For most groups, a strong negative connotation associated with the name would automatically rule it out, but Am Ha’aretz chose its name despite the connotati...