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Despite lack of tradition, students describe Purim party at Stamp as huge success

By Char Freedberg News editor @CfreeOfficial This university’s Purim celebration was filled with the usual things one would find at a Purim celebration: food, noisemakers, an upbeat mood and costumes galore. The holiday celebrates one of many instances in Jewish history when someone tried to kill Jews but did not succeed. The STAMP ...

For Jewish students, Kegma tailgates serve as fun community builders

By Tori Bergel Staff writer @BergelTori On Terps football gamedays, celebrations are felt throughout campus: Greek life tailgates on the lawn, students strolling around in Maryland apparel and families coming to visit, barbecuing and drinking in groups. But Saturday, Nov. 2, brought with it an elusive event occurring only once or twice a ...

ACHIM program aims to make college transition easier for freshmen

By Lexi Sugar Staff writer @lexi_sugar ACHIM at UMD hosted an ice cream party outside of Hillel Monday night, the program’s first initiative of the year. ACHIM was created in an effort to foster a more welcoming environment for Jewish freshmen on campus. According to its mission statement, ACHIM at UMD aims to provide freshmen not only ...