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Farewell Thoughts from This Business Editor

January 3, 2017 12:44 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s been hundreds, at least. Since I received the honor of joining the ranks of Commentator editors, I’ve received hundreds of pitches for articles from students and school officials. With each pitched article, I immediately flocked to the same question: would publishing this topic provide value to the students of Yeshiva University? That has been my driving force since I became Business Editor and before that, when I was a staff writer: Provide value and sometimes a voice to the... Read more

News Briefs – April 2015

April 19, 2015 9:54 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Sarachek Tournament Draws Over A Thousand Fans This year’s Sarachek tournament once again proved that the Yeshiva League basketball establishment is a force to be reckoned with in the world of Jewish sports. For the players and their fans, the YU-run and internationally broadcasted event is no game – many consider the ‘tourney’ to be the annual pinnacle of Yeshiva League hoops. So while most pairs of undergraduate eyes were glued to ESPN’s coverage of the second and third rounds... Read more

News Briefs

February 3, 2015 9:56 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Izod Center Shutdown Impacts YU Commencement Plans Last week, the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority decided to shut down the struggling Izod Center, one of the major arenas within the Meadowlands Complex. In addition to being the former home of the New Jersey Devils of the NHL, Seton Hall University basketball and the Nets NBA franchise (which has since moved to Brooklyn), for years the Izod Center hosted Yeshiva University’s commencement exercises. According to President Richard Joel, who sent... Read more