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Cupcake Wars: Competing for a cause

By Lisa Woolfson Staff writer @Mitzpeh If you had walked through the doors of Hillel at lunchtime last Sunday, you would have passed through a sea of white sweatshirts with cupcakes printed on them. If you walked further into the building, you would have seen tables full of plain cupcakes and different colored frostings and toppings just ...

Hillel’s “Pink Shabbat” brings students together for night of support

By Tori Bergel For Mitzpeh @BergelTori Pink streamers and decorations aligned the walls. Pamphlets were strewn across the tables. Dresses and polo shirts in various rosey tones were worn by students scattered throughout the room. The Pink Shabbat Dinner was the first of a two-part series of events put on by Hillel for breast ...

Hillel hosts Greek life “Bar Night” for evening of social, community fun

By David Jahng For Mitzpeh @DavidJahng The chill and relaxed atmosphere of Milkboy Arthouse did not stay quiet long, as prospective and current members of Jewish fraternities and sororities flooded the room for Hillel Greek Life’s first annual “Bar Night” Tuesday.     By 10 p.m., over 70 people were drinking, dancing and chatting ...

AEPhi cupcake wars raise awareness for Jewish families affected by breast cancer

By Haleigh Whisted Staff writer @HaleighWhisted The Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority held an event Sunday afternoon at Maryland Hillel to raise money for Sharsheret, an organization which aids Jewish families affected by breast cancer. The fundraiser included a cupcake decorating contest and raffles. The event, titled “AEPhi Cupcake Wars”, ...

Greek life organizations decorate cupcakes to raise money for Jewish cancer patients

By Abigail Bentz For the Mitzpeh @abigailkbentz Alpha Epsilon Phi hosted “Cupcake Wars,” a philanthropic event to raise money for breast cancer on Sunday. This university’s Greek life gathered at Hillel Sunday at noon to compete for the best decorated cupcake. AEphi’s Philanthropy Chair Jordan Greenberg looks forward to the ...

Students support Sharsheret one cupcake at a time

By Jamie Weissman, staff writer, @JamieWeissman It was a quiet Sunday afternoon at the University of Maryland Hillel when war broke out. Cupcake Wars, that is. On Feb. 22, Hillel and Alpha Epsilon Phi joined forces to host Cupcake Wars, an event that pinned 31 teams against each other to create superhero-themed cupcakes in an effort to ...