Care packages cheap, easy via new campus business


Blue Jay Boxes, a new student-run business that has been selling chocolates in the Breezeway, has arrived on Homewood Campus just in time for Valentine’s Day. The company was started through Hopkins Student Enterprises (HSE), and specializes in care packages and cake deliveries, under the slogan “Making Homewood Feel Like Home.” Freshmen Manwei Chan and […]

Jazz bar eyes Hopkins Square

By EVA GURFEIN For The News-Letter

The Ruby Tuesday located in Hopkins Square closed this summer, leaving a vacant space available for rent in the commercially viable complex. The Cordish Company, in charge of leasing for Hopkins Square, has been in conversation with several companies hoping to fill the space, however one likely company is the Java Jazz Bar and Grill. […]

UNICEF hosts date auction for fundraising

By EVA GURFEIN For The News-Letter

The Hopkins chapter of UNICEF hosted a date auction fundraising event last Saturday in the Glass Pavilion. The event aimed to raise funds and awareness for UNICEF on campus. Fundraising Co-Chairs Evan Rule and JohnPaul Kotyla planned the event, in which 27 students participated in the auction, volunteering to go on dates with their highest […]

Minor heads to Stanford, vacancy unfilled

By EVA GURFEIN For The News-Letter

Lloyd B. Minor has left his position as Johns Hopkins’ Provost and Senior Vice President for academic affairs to become Dean of the Stanford University School of Medicine. Minor’s appointment began on Sept. 1, commencing a three-month transitional period. Minor will assume his position as Dean on Dec. 1, succeeding Dr. Phillip Pizzo, who has […]

Hopkins in 300 words: Einstein’s Bagels, 8:30 a.m.

By EVA GURFEIN For The News-Letter

I sit down in front of the windows overlooking the patio. Outside, a blue crab guards Charles Street Market, his claws holding a lacrosse stick ominously above his head.The table wobbles every time I move my coffee. It’s quiet in here this early on a weekend, except for the sound of table-wobbling and occasional outbursts […]