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The atmosphere is getting restless as the cold air seeps in. Conversations about the “perfect fall movie” or “beverage” are emerging from the babble of physics midterm complaints and roars of students realizing Hopkins is a pretty difficult school. There’s no argument — nostalgia seems the only way out of the current mess we’ve found ourselves in.
Molnupiravir, an antiviral SARS-CoV-2 medication, may be linked to SARS-CoV-2 mutations
Third-ranked women’s field hockey faced off against 19th-ranked Ursinus College Bears in their Centennial Conference opener on Sept. 23. The Blue Jays entered the game 5-1.
On Sept. 23 the Peabody Symphony Orchestra (PSO) held its first concert of the academic year. Though held with free admission at the Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall, I had the pleasure of being able to watch it online through a live broadcast. Included in the program were the following pieces: “Pulse” by Brian Nabors, “Totenfeier” by Gustav Mahler and “Symphony No. 2” by Louise Farrenc. The pieces were all conducted by Joseph Young.
HopHacks is the big name that brings passionate engineering students from across Maryland together with the common fantasy of transforming innovative ideas into working prototypes within a mere 36 hours.
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Ever since I was young, I have been captivated by the intricacies of the small and unseen. While many are drawn to the grandeur of mountains, the vastness of oceans, or the breadth of the cosmos, I found myself enchanted by wonders that lay hidden to the naked eye. From gathering small stones that narrated tales from ages gone by, to admiring the intricate designs of a leaf's veins, these small spectacles have always held my fascination.
The University mourns the loss of Pava LaPere, co-founder and CEO of EcoMap Technologies and a 2019 graduate of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences. LaPere made her home in the Mount Vernon neighborhood of Baltimore after moving from Tucson, Arizona. A vigil was held in the neighborhood Wednesday night.
When the Milwaukee Bucks were eliminated by the Miami Heat in last year’s playoffs, they became just the sixth No. 1 seed to be eliminated by an 8-seed in NBA playoff history.
The Student Government Association (SGA) held its weekly general body meeting on Sept. 26 to inform Hopkins Dining of significant dining issues and discuss possible improvements. The meeting also included the approval of a bill to fund the upcoming Muslim Student Association (MSA) Barbecue (BBQ), a mental health resources discussion and the approval of a bill to fund tabling for the Sustainability Plan.
The Aronson Center for International Studies kicked off its fall Aronson Center Speaker Series on Sept. 22 featuring new faculty member Glory Liu. During the event, Liu spoke about her academic background as well as her position as assistant director for the newly created Center for Economy and Society (CES).
Don’t be surprised if you flip on C-SPAN and see Sen. Mitch McConnell wearing Levi’s and a T-shirt on the Senate floor.
I’m not usually much of a horror fan. The tiger cave in Aladdin still freaks me out, and after the horror unit in my eighth-grade film class, I had nightmares for weeks. And these were middle school horror projects we were watching, so, as you can probably guess, my tolerance for anything scary is horribly low.
Now that the first round of midterms are mostly over, blow off some steam with the many fun events happening this weekend in Charm City!
Saturday mornings are usually a great occasion to sleep in. After all, you have just survived another week of school and were probably out on Friday night far past your usual bedtime. If you somehow manage to wake up before 12 o’clock, you should visit the Waverly Farmers Market.
Before 2023, the majority of soccer fans probably had not heard of the Saudi Pro League (RSL). In fact, even the most avid fans would not have been able to predict the astronomical growth that the RSL has experienced this year. It started, like a lot of events in modern football, with Cristiano Ronaldo.
Teachers and Researchers United (TRU-UE) and the West Coalition co-hosted a panel titled “Policing Higher Ed in Baltimore: From JHPD [Johns Hopkins Police Department] to Cop City'' on Sept. 20. The panel featured a TRU-UE member, professors from Goucher College and the University of Baltimore, undergraduate and graduate students from the University of Maryland and Tawanda Jones, leader of the West Coalition.
Contemporary scientists have been addressing the ever-pressing problem of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions through carbon capture and storage, which captures, transports and stores CO2 produced by power plants and factories deep underground. A team led by Anthony Shoji Hall, an assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, recently took emissions reduction efforts one step further. Hall and his team transformed atmospheric CO2 emissions into useful chemical energy that is sustainable and beneficial to the environment. Their work was recently published in Nature Catalysis.
On Wednesday, Sept. 20, the director of NanoBio Lab and founding executive director of the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology in Singapore, part of the Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Jackie Ying discussed functionalizing nanomaterials for various applications, such as increasing energy storage in batteries, preventing antimicrobial resistance and delivering anti-cancer agents.
Just as the seasons change, bringing rain with them, so too does scientific learning fall upon us. This week‘s scientific highlights include new insights into European Neanderthal populations, assumptions on one of Leonardo da Vinci‘s hypotheses proving false and a new phase for the Curiosity Rover.
I don’t know about you, but with the erection of all the new construction fences around campus, I’ve been feeling the urge to stay home and watch movies all day instead of going to class. So here at The News-Letter, we’ve got all the best new recommendations in movies, books, albums and events so that you can properly enjoy a long day of doing nothing.