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Men’s basketball ranks in top 10 for first time since ‘03

By Daniel Chavkin Staff writer @dchav96   For the first time in many years, the University of Maryland men’s basketball team is bringing excitement to the student body. Fresh off an upset win over No. 5 Wisconsin and another ...

Pros explore racial issues at symposium

  By Ryan Connors As probably the least known panelist at the university’s ninth annual Shirley Povich Symposium, Damian Thompson did not seem phased by the television personalities around him at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center on ...

Michigan game first in 3 years some Jews can attend

By Daniel Chavkin The Maryland Terrapins football team played Michigan State in the Terps’ first home game under the lights since 2011 on Nov. 15. While many students were excited to witness such a rare event, this was an even more special ...

Player Profile: Jacob Susskind

By Senaya Savir Anticipation and excitement. These are two accurate descriptions to illustrate the feelings among the University of Maryland community and the men’s basketball team. Jacob Susskind from West Orange, New Jersey, is ...

Wrecking Ballz take it all at Kedma tourney

  By Daniel Chavkin and Adam Barry Kedma, the university’s Orthodox student group held its fourth annual dodgeball tournament at the Armory on Nov. 1. Anyone was eligible to play in the tournament, though most players were Kedma ...

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 ...