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Seniors take first place at annual JHacks hackathon with “Too Long; Didn’t Watch”

UPDATE: This article has been edited from the original version, which was posted March 13 at 7:44 a.m. See corrections at the bottom of the article. By Jeremy Bell For Mitzpeh @jerebell3 Two seniors won at the third annual JHacks hackathon this weekend, a competition where student hackers put their creativity to work by developing unique ...

Students innovate, network in Shabbat-friendly hackathon

By James Whitlow Staff writer @woltihW Jewish and non-Jewish students poured into the Hillel Center Feb. 18 for the JHacks Hackathon, a full day of coding and designing apps, web applications and hardware. The clamor of conversation and wiggling joysticks were quickly replaced by the clack of computer keyboards, which hardly stopped for nearly ...

Jew You Should Know: Akiva Futter

By Jacqueline Hyman, opinion editor, @jacqbh58 When senior computer science major Akiva Futter noticed that most hackathons take place between Friday and Saturday nights, impeding observant Jews from participating, he created JHacks. JHacks’s purpose is to plan hackathons that occur from Saturday to Sunday nights, allowing Jews and ...

170 students from 21 universities gather for JHacks hackathon

By Jacob Schaperow, editor-in-chief, @jschap1 Computer science and technology group JHacks hosted a "weekend of innovation" Feb. 12-14, inviting students from around the country to participate in a hackathon. Only Jewish themed in the sense that it was purposely not held on a Saturday, the Jewish Sabbath, the hackathon lasted nearly 20 ...