Chapel Hill shooting defies rationalization, but media exaggerates religion’s role
By Jacob Schaperow, editor-in-chief, @jschap1 and
Jacqueline Hyman, opinion editor, @jacqbh58
The shooting attack occurred last Tuesday near the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, where a man killed 23-year-old dental student Deah Barakat, his wife Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, 21, and her sister Razan Abu-Salha, 19, who attended UNC ...
Hillel dining not environmentally friendly like other campus diners
By Jacob Schaperow
Three hundred and seventy cubic feet. That’s about how much polystyrenewaste is generated by students on the Hillel dining plan each week. Polystyrene is the plastic foam used to make the plates and cups students on the Hillel meal plan become accustomed to using, and 370 cubic feet is enough solid waste to ...
Valentine’s Day: A Jewish Perspective
By Laura Shaposhnikova
It was a Thursday like any other. I woke up, ate my bowl of Cheerios and made my way to class. What started off as an ordinary day turned into an inexplicable maze of “PDA” and roses. Confused, I held the door ajar for an eager fellow with an overflowing bouquet of flowers. Good luck, big guy. Scenes like these ...