News & Features

Former Hopkins prof. says Trump unfit for office

February 5, 2018

Last year, psychologist John Gartner, a former assistant professor at the Hopkins School of Medicine, made national news after declaring that U.S. President Donald Trump was mentally unfit for office due to malignant narcissism and paranoid delusions.

SGA discusses committee structure for finance and student center

December 7, 2017

The Student Government Association (SGA) held their final meeting of the semester on Tuesday at Charles Commons. They discussed potential changes to the role of the Finance Committee in reviewing funding and debated whether to create an ad hoc committee to lead SGA’s push for a student center at Hopkins.

Gay addressed issues with the rise of social media in a talk on Dec. 1.

Foreign policy expert discusses issues in media

February 22, 2018

The Hopkins chapter of the John Quincy Adams Society (JQAS), a nonpartisan international politics student group, hosted the Society’s Executive Director John Allen Gay at its “Messed Media” event on Dec. 1. JQAS also announced that they will be launching a new publication, Realist Review.

Women share stories of sexism in the workplace

December 7, 2017

The Career Center and community service fraternity Alpha Phi Omega co-sponsored a panel titled “Women in Leadership” on Thursday, Nov. 30. The event featured three women from different professional backgrounds who shared challenges they faced in their careers and ways they worked to overcome gender-based obstacles.

The Baltimore Beat will be distributed for free throughout the city.

The Baltimore Beat seeks to provide an outlet for local voices

December 7, 2017

The Baltimore Beat, the city’s new alternative weekly newspaper, debuted its first issue on Nov. 15. Covering politics, the arts, city life and more, the independent alt-weekly looks to be a reflection of the city, aiming to incorporate multiple community voices.

Lighting of the Quads postponed to Monday

December 7, 2017

The 13th annual Lighting of the Quads, a celebration typically held during the last week of classes as a study break to kick-off the holiday season, has been postponed to Monday, Dec. 11.

Hasan Minhaj tackles Islamophobia with comedy

December 7, 2017

Comedian, actor and writer Hasan Minhaj gave a talk on Wednesday, Dec. 6, in the Turner Auditorium at the East Baltimore campus. The talk was the final event of the Milton S. Eisenhower (MSE) Symposium’s 2017 speaker series.

 The final Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium (MSE) 2017 event of the semester featured comedian, actor and writer Hasan Minhaj of The Daily Show.

Some students feel that the policy change has impacted mental health.

How are students faring without covered grades?

December 7, 2017

With the semester coming to a close, freshmen reflect on how the rollback of the University’s covered grade policy has affected their first few months at Hopkins, and upperclassmen look back on how covered grades shaped their college experience.

How was The News-Letter made before computers?

December 2, 2017

Just 30 years ago, News-Letter editors produced a paper every week without templates, computers or even the internet. Production was a physical process, according to former Editor-in-Chief Brad Handler, who graduated in 1988.

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Trans speaker explores gender in the digital age

November 30, 2017

In conjunction with LGBTQ Life and the Digital Scholarship Seminar Series, Gabrielle M.W. Bychowski, a Anisfield-Wolf SAGES Fellow and lecturer at Case Western Reserve University, gave a talk titled “The Signal Never Dies” at Brody Learning Commons on Wednesday.