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It’s “in the hands of the parties”: David Satterfield talks Israeli-Palestinian conflict at UMD forum

By Ben Cooper For Mitzpeh @ben_coops With the boycott of Israel Fest going on just across campus, Ambassador David Satterfield addressed the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, among other issues, at a forum Thursday at this university. Satterfield, the acting assistant secretary for the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, discussed a range of ...

UMD students, faculty share concerns over hate speech, safety on campus

By Dena Gershkovich For Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh Over 150 students and faculty discussed issues surrounding free speech and minority safety on campus at a forum called Free Speech and Hate Speech, organized by members of this university’s Inclusion & Respect Task Force Monday night in McKeldin Library’s Special Events room. Task Force ...

Sen. Chris Van Hollen visits UMD, talks partisan divide in American politics

By Chidinma Onuoha Staff writer @OmniwriterPen At a time when growing domestic and foreign issues are continuing to divide America, the Anwar Sadat Chair for Peace and Development hosted U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen for an analytical discussion about America’s current events Thursday. Students, professors and friends of Van Hollen ...