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YU Introduces EMT Class on Campus

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In an effort to create a safer campus, YU’s Emergency Medical Service (EMS) club, with the assistance of the club’s director, Dr. Levy Amar, a biology professor at Stern and certified EMT instructor, has established an EMT course at YU that will be offered this spring for the first time on the Beren Campus. An […]

English Course Options for Spring Explained

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During club hour on December 7th, associate professor of English Dr. Ann Peters and assistant professor Dr. Seamus O’Malley led a majors meeting where they introduced the English classes that will be offered at Stern College in the spring 2017 semester. After a brief presentation, Drs. Peters and O’Malley opened up the floor for questions […]

Mayor of Jerusalem Addresses Yeshiva University Students

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Over 200 students and faculty gathered in Weissberg Commons, anticipating the words of Jerusalem’s mayor Nir Barkat. President Joel welcomed him as “the man who is planting the new Jerusalem.” Barkat, the mayor of Jerusalem since his election in 2008, has held many roles in serving the people of Israel: philanthropist, entrepreneur, and politician. At […]

Sunday Night Learning: Empowered by GPATS

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On Sunday night, December 18, teenage girls from different high schools in the Teaneck area gathered together in the Bais Medrash of Bergenfield for a night of learning. This was the first meeting of a new initiative from the Graduate Program in Advanced Talmudic Studies (GPATS), called “SNL — Sunday Night Learning: Empowered by GPATS.” […]

Injured Genetics Professor Substituted, Enrollment Plummets

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As Stern’s Biology Department Head, Professor Harvey Babich, continues to recover from a serious October car accident, his spring Genetics course will adopt a new professor for the first time in decades. The 4-credit advanced biology course has been led almost exclusively by the beloved professor since 1987. A mandatory component of the Biology major […]

Commuters Distressed Over New Dorm Policy

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Commuters at Stern are growing concerned over recently implemented security measures that prohibit them from entering the dorms without being signed in. The new policy, which was not officially announced, was brought to light when Stern student Ruchie Gross posted about it on the schoolwide Facebook group “Stern College: In the Know.” Gross, who is […]

Ben Shapiro Brings Heated Dialogue to YU

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In a ferociously unapologetic address at Yeshiva University on Monday, December 5th, Ben Shapiro dismissed white privilege as myth, proclaimed transgenderism to be “nonsense” and equated Democrats to Marxists. Organized by the YU College Republicans and the conservative activist group Young America’s Foundation, the event drew a crowd of over seven hundred to Lamport Auditorium and […]

Rabbi Lerner

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At the end of last year, campus couple Rabbi Yosef and Dr. Batya Bronstein announced that they were not returning for the 2016-2017 school year, as they were planning on making aliyah. This meant that the Beren campus was once again in need of a family to help enhance Shabbat, as well as other aspects […]

Colonel Gruber Visits Stern College

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Eight seconds. This is the time frame that an IDF soldier has when he needs to make a snap ethical decision in the field. Equipped with the IDF’s code of ethics, the soldier must decide: shoot or don’t shoot. The YU Israel Club brought in Colonel Bentzi Gruber on November 7th to talk about this—as […]

President Joel Addresses Stern Students at Town Hall Meeting

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At the beginning of Club Hour on Wednesday, November 2nd, President Joel entered Yagoda Commons with a smile on his face and friendly greetings to students and administration, who had gathered to attend a Town Hall meeting. He began his remarks with a congenial, “I hope you all had wonderful chagim.” President Joel proceeded to […]