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In response to the pandemic, the University altered its spring break schedule to minimize traveling off campus. Instead of granting students an entire week off, the University scheduled five days without classes interspersed throughout the semester. So far, students have had two of their five spring break days and, although they have found ways to enjoy their days off, the move has raised concerns about mental health.
Hopkins announced plans on Friday to largely return to normal this fall. Most classes will be held in person, and COVID-19 vaccines will be required for students. On-campus housing will be open at near-full capacity, and residency requirements will be reinstated for freshmen and sophomores. Administrators will determine face covering requirements based on public health conditions closer to the fall.
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The Student Government Association (SGA) reflected on the past year and passed two funding bills at its weekly meeting on Tuesday, April 6.
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End Medical Debt Maryland held a rally at the Hopkins Hospital Billings building on April 3 to protest against the practice of suing patients over medical debt. End Medical Debt Maryland is a coalition of 58 organizations that are advocating for the Medical Debt Protection Act to be passed at the Maryland General Assembly this spring.
A Place to Talk (APTT), a peer listening group, held its first in-person session since the beginning of the pandemic on April 4. The club will host in-person listening hours every Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. in addition to typical virtual hours on Mondays through Thursdays from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced on Monday that all residents 16 and older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at mass vaccination sites, effective April 6.
University officials announced last week that Commencement will be held in person on the Homewood Field on May 27. This comes after an announcement last month, stating that the Commencement Office was tentatively planning for a fully virtual event.
The University increased undergraduate gathering limits to 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors, effective on March 31. Previously, these numbers were capped at five people indoors and 10 people for outdoor meetings.
The Committee on Student Elections (CSE) announced the results of the 2021-22 Student Government Association (SGA) executive board and class council elections on March 29. Three out of four members of the SMART ticket and one independent candidate won seats in the executive board elections, in which only one position was contested.
In two months, a new grocery store will open at the now-vacant building that Eddie’s Market occupied for nearly six decades before closing last December. MCB Real Estate and WorkShop Development, both Baltimore-based real estate firms, announced plans to bring a branch of Streets Market, a Washington, D.C.-based grocer, to Charles Village last month.
In 2018, sophomore Shanthi Ramakrishna founded Taara Projects, a fashion social enterprise with eco-friendly handmade products. She and her team are set to launch their first line of pants in April 2021.
A panelist of professors and students held a roundtable discussion on violence against Asian Americans titled “Anti-Asian Violence and Anti-Racist Coalition Building” on March 25. The event was sparked by a gunman opening fire at three Asian American-owned spas and murdering eight people, six of whom were Asian women on March 15.
In an email to the student body on Thursday, Vice Provost for Research Denis Wirtz announced that current density restrictions in laboratories will be relaxed starting on April 1. According to his email, lab spaces will now operate under the same capacity limits as classrooms.
The Committee on Student Elections (CSE) hosted the debate for the Student Government Association (SGA) Executive Board elections on Thursday. The four candidates on the SMART ticket and one independent candidate, Karen He, answered questions submitted by students and attendees. According to CSE Chair Ananta Srivastava, around 17 students not part of SGA attended the debate.
The Student Government Association (SGA) discussed a resolution to provide more funding to the PILOT program during its weekly meeting on Tuesday, March 23.
The University’s current freshman class is the most diverse class in University history, with 14% of students identifying as African American or Black and 17% identifying as Hispanic or Latinx. However, many students, such as junior Laura Rodriguez, have expressed that they still do not feel welcome at Hopkins. Rodriguez explained that life for Black and Latinx students is inherently different.
The candidates for the 2021-22 Student Government Association (SGA) Executive Board include a single ticket, SMART, and one independent candidate, Karen He. For the second year, the executive board election will coincide with SGA class council elections. Voting will begin after the candidate debate on Thursday and end on Sunday.
Hopkins accepted 1,652 additional members to the Class of 2025 from an applicant pool of 33,236 students on March 19 in the regular decision cycle (RD). They join 824 students who were admitted through the two rounds of early decision. Over 3,400 students were offered a spot on the waitlist.
The Foreign Affairs Symposium (FAS) hosted the rapper Fatimah Warner, best known as Noname, on March 18 to discuss her social activism and music. The event, the third of the symposium’s “Where Do We Go From Here?” speaker series, was hosted by FAS Co-Directors Ryan Ebrahimy and Margaret Hanson and moderated by Associate Professor of History Sasha Turner.
The Student Government Association (SGA) discussed the University’s proposals for new avenues for communication during its weekly meeting on Tuesday, March 16.