New SGA should combat hateful messages directed toward Jewish community

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By Sean Strader For the Mitzpeh @seanstrader13 With a new student government in place for the next academic year, there are many issues it must set its sights on. However, with hostile messages still being posted around campus, maintaining a … Continued

Al Gore speaks to UMD crowd about climate change, making a difference;  Former VP’s speech celebrates launch of sustainability center at university

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By Jacqueline Hyman, opinion editor, @jacqbh58 As former Vice President Al Gore faced a crowd at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, ending his Tuesday night speech about climate change by asking, “Will we change?” a loud “YES!” from audience members … Continued

Former editors reflect on Mitzpeh’s 32-year history, look forward to publication’s future

By Jacqueline Hyman & Daniel Ofman Opinion editor, staff writer @jacqbh58, @OfmanDaniel In the early 1980s, a publication called Ha Koach died out and left the University of Maryland without a Jewish newspaper; thus Mitzpeh was born. Former Mitzpeh editors-in-chief … Continued