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Hillel Fellows meet with students to discuss Alternative Break trips

By Dan Novak For Mitzpeh @dplnovak   Organizers of Maryland Hillel’s Alternative Break trips met with interested students over ice cream Thursday to recruit and discuss the trips before the application deadline this Sunday. For Jewish students looking to spend their vacations engaging in something more meaningful than ...

First Look Fair draws students from all over campus, offers opportunities for Jewish students

By Hallie Kay For Mitzpeh @TheHallieKay   Students at this university gathered on McKeldin Mall Thursday for the annual “First Look Fair,” which boasted many clubs for Jewish students to join. The fair itself ran from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with tables of all different clubs sprawling up and down the Mall. According to the ...

Stamp’s mistake on First Look Fair rescheduling shows change is needed to protect underrepresented groups

By Carli Fine For Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh Views expressed in opinion columns are the author’s own.   Earlier this week, this university postponed the date of the First Look Fair, the university-wide activities exhibition run by the Stamp Student Union, in preparation for the potential effects of Hurricane Florence. The event was moved ...

Mitzpeh Matchmaker: Talia Hoch and Jonathan Reizes

By Jacqueline Hyman @jacqbh58 Editor-in-chief   Just before the season of upcoming holidays, senior government and politics major Jonathan Reizes and junior community and behavioral health major Talia Hoch met up at the Stamp Student Union for their blind date. Although they met at the art gallery, they decided to have lunch at ...

Finding meaning through slam poetry: Sermon Slam brings forth deep Jewish experiences

By Jacob Schaperow, editor-in-chief, @jschap1   The Prince George’s Room of this university’s Stamp Student Union looks more like a New York comedy club at night with its microphone set up centered in front of a dimly lit brick wall. The more than 100 students, parents and alumni present listened to presentations tending from ...

New group seeks to start interfaith dialogue

By Jacqueline Hyman, opinion editor, @jacqbh58 The university’s Office of Multicultural Involvement & Community Advocacy introduced a new club this semester called Live the Questions, which focuses on interfaith discussions between students. Jennifer Olson, the graduate coordinator for interfaith programs and spiritual diversity, ...

TED founder speaks to students

By Brittany Britto To himself, Richard Wurman is just a man whose pursuits are fueled by ignorance and the constant teetering between confidence and terror. To his fans, Wurman is an architect and author and the trailblazing founder of TED. Students and faculty filled Stamp Student Union’s Grand Ballroom on Oct. 21 to hear about ...