Cupcake Wars: Competing for a cause
By Lisa Woolfson
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
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
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 ...
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 ...