University professors, Jewish students hassle over holiday exemptions

By Eliana Block, for the Mitzpeh, @ElianaBlock When Noah Bar-Shain’s professor said missing his three-hour lecture for the final days of Passover was equivalent to missing a one-hour class three times, he quickly turned to Maryland Hillel. “Some students are … Continued

Controversial comedian provides humor, social commentary

By Daniel Ofman, staff writer, @ofmandaniel South African comedian Trevor Noah generated excitement and curiosity Saturday night at Cole Field House in front of nearly 4,000 fans eager to see the future Daily Show host in action. Back in March, … Continued

Israeli startup Group.Market comes to Maryland

By Jacob Schaperow, editor-in-chief, @jschap1 The Maryland Free & For Sale Facebook group may be a familiar buying-and-selling platform for many students at this university, but there is a new, international challenger coming to campus. Group.Market is an Israeli startup … Continued