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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 ...

Yom Kippur holds weight for Jewish students regardless of interpretation

By Lexi Sugar Staff writer @lexi_sugar Karen Shapiro used to shudder at the thought of Yom Kippur. For her, Yom Kippur invoked feelings of stress and anxiety. Fasting seemed daunting to Shapiro, but when she was given the opportunity to learn more about the holiday, her opinion changed. “Honestly, to me, [Yom Kippur] is a very scary and ...

Yom Kippur allows students to express their faith

By Jared Beinart Staff writer @Jared_Beinart Jewish people all around the world have welcomed in the new year and have had their fair share of apples and honey, but now comes the time to round up the high holidays with Yom Kippur and reflect on the past year. The second of the two Jewish high holidays, Yom Kippur, begins at sunset this ...

Maryland Hillel students conduct Yom Kippur services for prison inmates

By Jack Wisniewski Staff writer @jaywizzywizard Zach Dicker left Maryland Hillel  around 12 p.m. Tuesday to ensure  that he would arrive at  the Federal Correctional Institution in Petersburg, Virginia before the start of Yom Kippur. A senior finance major, Dicker drove two and a half hours with five other students to the prison so ...