Monthly Archives: March 2014

Resources and Rankings 2

Creating a ranking system for Jewish life on college campuses is difficult and subjective – each person has his or her own perspective and opinions, and every place has its own pros and cons. Sometimes the response is to avoid the topic altogether, or to rank them on one factor […]

Why Kosher?

Often when one talks about Jewish life in college, the conversation starts and ends with one thing: Kosher food. Now I know it’s an important aspect of Jewish life, and that it’s a $12 billion industry, but why the obsession with kosher food on college campuses? This includes universities, who in […]

Ranking Colleges 3

There’s always some controversy and bickering, but US News and World Report seems to have come up with a pretty good algorithm for their rankings of top universities. Of course, Princeton Review, Forbes, and Bloomberg Businessweek probably think theirs rankings are better, but that’s because they think their algorithms are better. What I […]


What is this blog? What is this site? Who’s writing this? All good questions 🙂 Let me try and explain: My name is Hart Levine, went to the University of Pennsylvania, and graduated in May 2010 with a degree in bioengineering. Since then (and during my time in college) I […]