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Merchav Batuach: Creating Safe Spaces on Campus

If you live in the dorms you may have noticed bumper stickers reading “this is a safe space – Merchav Batuach” on a few doors around campus. If you aren’t in the dorms, then perhaps you’ve noticed the bumper sticker on a ... Read More


Cuts to the Speech Department Spring 2015

On the first day of class, Professor Reuven Russell often jokingly asks students how much they paid to get a seat in Speech 1010. A required course for students of all majors, Speech 1010 is notoriously known to provoke registration ... Read More


Respecting Women’s Talmud Learning: More Than a Pursuit of Feminism

This past semester I took Rabbi Kahn’s advanced Talmud class at Stern. The class meets first period every morning, Monday through Thursday. Unlike at Yeshiva College, there is no scheduled time allotted for chavruta study to prepare for ... Read More


The Dangers of YUConnect-ing on the Undergraduate Campus

“So, you go to Stern to get your M.R.S degree?” My usual response to this common yet offensive question entails an eye roll, a dismissive laugh, or an attempt to begin to explain that there is so much more to being a student at Stern ... Read More


Students Respond to the Har Nof Attack

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014. Yet another day to live on in infamy, another tragedy to add to our cup of sorrows, already overflowing. Students of Stern College woke up to the gut-wrenching news that two arab terrorists, armed with guns, ... Read More