Articles by Ailin Elyasi

Strong Cake Wars Turnout Raises Funds for Sharsheret


About 350 Stern and Yeshiva College undergraduates united in Furst Hall on the night of Tuesday, February 21st to participate in the sixth annual Sharsheret Cake Wars. In order to raise money and awareness for breast and ovarian cancer, Cake Wars charges $15 per individual to decorate a cake with a team of friends. The […]

Women in Business Initiative Connects Students with Resources for Success


  Led by a team from the Career Center, the Women in Business Initiative (WIBI) is entering its eighth year of connecting driven, career-focused women with the resources to help them achieve their professional goals. Applications for the program will remain open until this coming Tuesday, January 31st. WIBI functions in two ways: as a […]

YU Introduces EMT Class on Campus


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 […]

Commemorating Kindness Instead of Hatred: Rabbi Fulda’s Kristallnacht Speech


The Student Holocaust Education Movement (SHEM) commemorates Kristallnacht every year. This year, SHEM teamed up with the YU Family Discovery Club to host Rabbi Dr. Meir Fulda. On November 9th, one hundred people stood in Rubin Shul, waiting for Rabbi Fulda to begin his speech. Looking out at the crowd of people from the podium, […]

Let’s Face It


Most people would like to think that when American voters push aside the curtains and look at the ballot choices this November, we will participate in the democratic process as informed citizens who have carefully assessed both candidates. People would like to think that the democratic process relies on a candidate’s principles and political policies, […]

Priority Matters: A Look Into Climate Change Politics


In the midst of dramatic presidential debates about terrorism and nuclear weapons, the top unasked question might be about climate change. Although the topic of climate change divides Stern students, it unites the Democratic and Republican candidates during the election in a way that rarely occurs: they both agree that it exists. Since losing the […]

Naomi Kohl — Your Sidekick in the Office of Student Life


When students reflect on their time in Yeshiva University, many will talk more about their participation in shabbatons, clubs, and sports teams than about their time spent in classes. Naomi Kohl, who this year has replaced Aliza Abrams Koenig as the director of student life on the Beren campus, is now in charge of making […]