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Intramural sports during high holidays raise conflicts

During the high holiday season, many Jewish students on campus are forced to miss classes, tests, and homework. A dilemma often unvisited is the idea of intramural sports scheduled during the Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Sukkot period. Four ...

Yom Kippur marks first Big10 home game for Terps

  Two years ago, the University of Maryland Board of Regents accepted an invitation to join the Big Ten Conference athletically and academically, to begin this year. Doing so meant venturing from the Atlantic Coast Conference, a conference ...

UMD wins fourth annual national Hillel Basketball tournament

By Eli Davis Jewish college students from around the country gathered in College Park, Md., for the fourth annual National Hillel Basketball Tournament. More than 300 athletes and 41 teams represented 30 different colleges and universities ...

National Hillel Basketball Tournament to Take Place at UMD

By Eli Davis In 2011, some University of Maryland students decided to organize a basketball tournament that would bring together Jewish college students from around the country for a weekend of competition and a celebration of Judaism. F...

Maryland at the Maccabiah

By Catherine Sheffo When Maiya Chard-Yaron steps up to the mound, she sees in tunnel vision. She visualizes her technique, focuses of keeping long and loose and decides on where she wants the ball to go just before she sends it hurtling past ...

Third Annual Hillel Basketball Tournament A Success

By Arielle Gurin Thirty-four teams from across the country joined this university to participate in the nation’s largest Jewish collegiate basketball tournament last month. Sponsored by Hillel, the tournament was part of a weekend full of ...

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 ...

Students Hitting The Pavement

By Lauren Shaw “At first, running sucks,” said sophomore civil engineering major Kurt Rubenacker. This sentiment is fairly common within the running community and maybe even more prevalent for those who choose to avoid the sport altogeth...

Exercising Your Right to Workout

By James Levin The Eppley Recreation Center (ERC) has everything a fitness junkie could ever want in the world.  The nearly $40 million dollar facility boasts over 230,000 square feet of space, every inch of which is filled with the right tools to ...