Observant Jewish students struggle as finals week approaches
By Hallie Kay
Finals are just around the corner, and students all over this university are beginning to prepare: making study guides, going to office hours and hunkering down for the weeks ahead.
For observant Jewish students, this time may be difficult.
Many observant Jewish students at this ...
Jewish students flock to specific university courses
By Lexi Sugar
BSCI170: Principles of Molecular & Cellular Biology and ENES140: Discovering New Ventures: Foundations in Entrepreneurship are two courses that are offered at this university. It is a little known fact that many Jewish students are supposedly enrolled in or have previously taken both of ...
Wellness Week provides trail mix to encourage healthy finals snacking
By Evan Silvera
For the Mitzpeh
As part of Maryland Hillel’s Wellness Week, students and organizers hosted “Trail Mix Tuesday,” an event that allowed students to make bags of trail mix in an effort to relieve stress from finals.
About 15 students came to enjoy trail mix composed of M&M’s, granola, dried cranberries and ...
Spike in European anti-Semitism worries students who plan to study abroad
By Adam Barry
The continued occurrence of crimes targeting Jews across Europe, including one in France earlier this month, has Jewish students planning to study abroad next spring worried.
The rape and robbery of a Jewish couple in a Parisian suburb on December 1 highlights concerns about the rise of anti-Semitism across Europe.