JHacks teaches computer science skills through education-themed competition
By Mohan Xu
JHacks, a 24-hour hackathon, was held in the Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Engineering for the first time on February 15 and 16.
Ayelet Senderowicz, a junior chemical engineering major and president of JHacks, said that 191 people registered this year and 104 people checked in. “Histo...
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
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
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 ...