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.
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 ...