News & Features


Alpha Delta Phi on interim suspension

April 19, 2018

Vice Provost of Student Affairs Kevin Shollenberger announced in an email to students on April 13 that the Alpha Delta Phi fraternity, also known as WAWA, has been placed under interim suspension after allegations of hazing and sexual assault.


HERO launches new Stop the Bleed Campaign

April 19, 2018

The Hopkins Emergency Response Organization (HERO) implemented the Stop the Bleed campaign on campus at the end of March. Stop the Bleed is a national program designed to improve bystander intervention in cases of emergency bleeding.

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In order to prevent fatal bleeding, HERO hopes to make Stop the Bleed kits accessible to Hopkins affiliates.

Exhibit sheds light on slavery at Homewood

April 19, 2018

Eight students presented their exhibits depicting the lives of people who were enslaved on the Homewood Campus and showing how the legacy of slavery continues to affect people today. The exhibition, titled More Than a Name: Enslaved Families at Historic Homewood, included a selection of artifacts and objects and opened at the Homewood Museum on Monday. 

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Eight student researchers curated exhibits highlighting the daily lives of enslaved people on the Homewood Campus.

IDEAL hosts discussion on campus free speech

April 19, 2018

Princeton University professor Keith Whittington and Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion Moses Davis discussed free speech on college campuses in Mason Hall on Tuesday. IDEAL, a student organization that promotes both nonpartisan and bipartisan civic engagement on campus, hosted the event. 

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Whittington and Davis shared their perspectives on free speech at a discussion on Tuesday.

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Casadevall spoke as part of the Osler Medical Symposium speaker series.

Professor calls for an end to sexist research culture

April 19, 2018

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Arturo Casadevall gave a talk titled “Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in the Research of Health and Medicine” hosted by the Osler Medical Symposium on Tuesday. Casadevall is chair of the Immunobiology and Molecular Microbiology departments at the School of Medicine.


Mayor Catherine Pugh bans crude oil terminals

April 19, 2018

The Baltimore City Council approved two bills which sought to address local environmental issues earlier this year. At the end of March, Baltimore City Mayor Catherine Pugh signed a bill prohibiting the construction and expansion of crude oil train terminals in the City. She postponed her vote to ban polystyrene products in local establishments.


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The New Horizons ticket consists of Noh Mebrahtu, AJ Tsang, Mi Tu and Aspen Williams. 

New Horizons wins SGA Executive Election

April 19, 2018

The Committee on Student Elections (CSE) announced on Monday that the New Horizons ticket won the Student Government Association (SGA) executive board elections, beating the Thumbs UP for Jessup ticket. 


Students aim to reduce food waste on campus

April 12, 2018

Real Food Hopkins (Real Food), a student organization promoting food justice and sustainability, launched the first week of its #WasteOutLoud Challenge on Monday. The challenge encourages students to track their food waste and share the information with Real Food for five consecutive days within the next three weeks. 

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Real Food Hopkins hopes to educate students and minimize food waste.

Author calls for more accessible menstrual health

April 12, 2018

Jennifer Weiss-Wolf, J.D., gave a talk on her book Periods Gone Public: Taking a Stand for Menstrual Equity, at Hodson Hall on Tuesday evening. Hopkins Feminists and the Diverse Sexuality and Gender Alliance (DSAGA) co-hosted the event. 


Students protest CIA recruiting event at the Career Center

April 12, 2018

A group of about 10 students staged a demonstration outside of a Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) recruiting event at the Career Center in Garland Hall on Tuesday. They partially blocked the entrance to the Career Center for about half an hour before marching out of Garland while condemning the University for inviting CIA representatives to campus.

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Youth Against War and Racism held a protest at Garland Hall on Tuesday.

Hopkins continues study amid criticisms

April 12, 2018

Researchers at Hopkins Medicine will continue a study investigating possible health benefits of alcohol, despite criticisms that arose after a New York Times article reported that the study is funded by alcohol companies.