Tag Archives: college

Nowhere but Here, There, and Everywhere

In many ways, Yeshiva University has been having a banner year: the largest incoming class, a new curriculum, a newly accredited business school. All this and more is in the works at YU, and this is truly an exciting time, both for those who are connected to YU and for those who wish to be. [...]


When All You Want is an Easy A

It was the first day of the Spring Semester. Everyone was busy shuffling around in the class I had just entered, looking to take a seat. A friend approached me in nervous panic. “Listen, have you had this teacher before? Do you know if he’s an easy grader or if he gives a lot of [...]


A Call for Jewish Voices to Defend Religious Freedom

Thoughts on the Tree of Life A bi-weekly column on the tension between rooted tradition and progressive change in Modern Orthodox Judaism. From the perspective of a Torah-observant college student with a deep love for food, justice, and community. In recent weeks, the Associated Press has released an alarming number of reports revealing organized and [...]

In Columns, Thoughts on the Tree of Life. Tagged , Muslims, police.

New York Police Department Spying on College Campuses

The New York police department, with the help of the Central Intelligence Agency, has conducted a broad intelligence-gathering operation over the last decade, and collected intelligence from security cameras and undercover agents from many different New York college campuses. Security cameras were also placed in over 250 mosques in and around New York and the [...]

In News. Tagged , Muslims, NYPD.