Published by the Students of Johns Hopkins since 1896
February 28, 2024

Photo Essays


Frosty Fun at the Ice Rink

STEVEN SIMPSON / PHOTO EDITOR Capturing the 2024 Hopkins ice rink as students, faculty and community members take part in the fun winter activity. 

STEVEN SIMPSON / PHOTO EDITOR

Capturing the 2024 Hopkins ice rink as students, faculty and community members take part in the fun winter activity. 

Semester start

STEVEN SIMPSON / PHOTO EDITOR  Capturing new beginnings around Homewood campus as students return to the excitement of campus life.

STEVEN SIMPSON / PHOTO EDITOR 

Capturing new beginnings around Homewood campus as students return to the excitement of campus life.

A year in review

Take a look back at some of the top moments of 2023 at Hopkins. 

Take a look back at some of the top moments of 2023 at Hopkins. 

Hopkins harmony

The Hopkins a cappella scene ignited with celebration and community, as each group showcased their hard work and musical talent.

The Hopkins a cappella scene ignited with celebration and community, as each group showcased their hard work and musical talent.

Lighting of the Quads 2023

The 19th annual Lighting of the Quads was filled with student performances, fireworks, fun giveaways and a bright transformation of the Homewood Campus. 

The 19th annual Lighting of the Quads was filled with student performances, fireworks, fun giveaways and a bright transformation of the Homewood Campus. 

From sunrise to sunset

Embark on a visual journey through Homewood Campus, as the sun paints hues and shadows across the landscape.

Embark on a visual journey through Homewood Campus, as the sun paints hues and shadows across the landscape.

Boo Jay Bash 2023

Costumes, treats and fun filled the night as students gathered on campus for a spooky Halloween celebration!

Costumes, treats and fun filled the night as students gathered on campus for a spooky Halloween celebration!

A Season of Change

With a symphony of vibrant colors, the historic Homewood Campus embraces the Autumn season.

With a symphony of vibrant colors, the historic Homewood Campus embraces the Autumn season.

Hoptoberfest 2023

STEVEN SIMPSON / PHOTO EDITOR  From picking pumpkins to show performances, students partake in the themed activities of this year’s Hoptoberfest. 

STEVEN SIMPSON / PHOTO EDITOR 

From picking pumpkins to show performances, students partake in the themed activities of this year’s Hoptoberfest. 

Nights at Hopkins

View nightlife on campus and discover some hidden gems that only come alive after dark. 

View nightlife on campus and discover some hidden gems that only come alive after dark. 

Forever a blue jay

Experience the vibrant Hopkins spirit through our community of support, friendship and cherished traditions.

Experience the vibrant Hopkins spirit through our community of support, friendship and cherished traditions.

Game On Blue Jays

STEVEN SIMPSON / PHOTO EDITOR Hop into the action as our student-athletes officially kick off their seasons.

STEVEN SIMPSON / PHOTO EDITOR

Hop into the action as our student-athletes officially kick off their seasons.

Homewood 101: An introduction to campus life

STEVEN SIMPSON / PHOTO EDITOR  Experience Homewood Campus, where each semester opens new doors and possibilities for members of the Blue Jay community. 

STEVEN SIMPSON / PHOTO EDITOR 

Experience Homewood Campus, where each semester opens new doors and possibilities for members of the Blue Jay community. 

Spring Fair 2023

Hopkins hosts a weekend of festivities at its 52nd Annual Spring Fair. 

Hopkins hosts a weekend of festivities at its 52nd Annual Spring Fair. 

Alumni Weekend 2023

Photo Editor Steven Simpson captured this year’s Alumni Weekend. Hopkins alumni returned to Homewood Campus for a weekend of connections, celebrations and Hopkins spirit, reliving memories and making new ones while embodying what it means to be forever a Blue Jay. 

Photo Editor Steven Simpson captured this year’s Alumni Weekend. Hopkins alumni returned to Homewood Campus for a weekend of connections, celebrations and Hopkins spirit, reliving memories and making new ones while embodying what it means to be forever a Blue Jay. 

Capturing Earth Day 2023

In celebration of this year’s Earth Day, Photo Editor Steven Simpson photographs the natural wonders of the world around campus, as the images highlight the importance of working toward a greener tomorrow. 

In celebration of this year’s Earth Day, Photo Editor Steven Simpson photographs the natural wonders of the world around campus, as the images highlight the importance of working toward a greener tomorrow. 

Connected by tradition

Photo Editor Steven Simpson captures the timeless symbols that have united generations of students, faculty and alumni. 

Photo Editor Steven Simpson captures the timeless symbols that have united generations of students, faculty and alumni.