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The Student Government Association (SGA) held their final meeting of the 2018-19 academic year on Tuesday in Charles Commons. At the meeting, SGA members passed a resolution calling on the University to provide proof of community support and to hold two public forums before implementing a private police force.
Based on the media’s depiction of young adults, one would think that all college and high school students are having a lot of sex all the time. There are entire TV shows that focus on the sex lives of teenagers. But recent survey data seem to suggest that people are having a lot less sex than we think they are.
Like most other young millennials/old Gen-Zers, I remember singing along loudly to songs like “Payphone,” “She Will Be Loved” and “One More Night” at slumber parties and on car trips.
This weekend, hundreds of underclassmen will go through the process known as formal recruitment in the hopes of joining one of the five Panhellenic sororities at Hopkins. For many students across the country, Greek life is a crucial aspect of their college experience. It’s where they meet their closest friends, find personal and academic support and make professional connections. But for some, the actual recruitment process evokes none of those positive qualities.
The question of what causes mental illnesses and disorders has been debated by doctors, researchers and psychologists for decades.
Student Government Association (SGA) members passed two funding bills and prepared discussion points for their upcoming dinner with University President Ronald J. Daniels at their weekly meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 13. They also endorsed a letter from the graduate student organization Teachers and Researchers United (TRU) that responded to the University’s decision not to revoke its contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Amid the vicious cycle of midterms, papers, presentations and projects, I like to distract myself from impending despair by eating. During the long, cold, late-autumn nights, food provides nourishment, warmth and a sense of security. While I love to experiment in the kitchen, there are a few recipes I turn to time and time again — recipes I can whip up with no thought and that never fail to satisfy my cravings.
The Student Government Association (SGA) hosted the third annual Well-Fest on Friday in Levering Courtyard. Well-Fest aimed to raise awareness of mental and physical health resources available to students.
Advocates for Disability Awareness (ADA) hosted a panel on Tuesday featuring pre-med students with disabilities. The panelists discussed what it is like to be a student with disabilities at Hopkins, how their experiences interacting with medical professionals affected their career goals and how they felt their disabilities would impact their future in the medical field.
The Center for Africana Studies and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum co-hosted a panel discussion called “Unpacking Hateful Things & Contemporary Practices” on Saturday. The panel was a reflection on the museum’s special exhibition, Hateful Things, which showcases racist materials from the late 19th century to present day.
I’m normally the type of person who likes to have a set schedule for the day. I don’t like it when plans change unexpectedly and I don’t like taking trips without knowing where I’m going and what I’ll be doing. That being said, when I went on an unplanned excursion to Ellicott City, Md. a few weekends ago with a group, I found myself learning to love the unexpected.
For years, astronomers have been exploring the question of whether life exists on planets other than Earth. Advances in technology have allowed for more extensive research into exoplanets, or planets outside our solar system. Water worlds (also known as deep ocean planets) are a specific type of exoplanet that are completely covered by ocean, which can be hundreds of miles deep.
The University’s six honorary degree recipients for this year include a co-owner of the Baltimore Orioles, an investment firm president, a prize-winning neuroscientist and a human rights lawyer. The list of recipients was announced on April 25, and the honorary degrees will be awarded at commencement on May 24.
The number of vacant houses throughout Baltimore has increased as its population has declined sharply over the past several generations. This growing number of abandoned homes is often referred to as “urban blight.”
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.
Students who apply to become Residential Advisors (RAs) assume that one of the benefits of the position will be that their overall costs for the year will decrease.
Hopkins released its admissions decisions for the Class of 2022 on Friday afternoon. Out of a total of 27,091 regular decision applicants, the University admitted 2,284 with an acceptance rate of 8.4 percent. Including students admitted as part of the early decision program, the acceptance rate for the Class of 2022 was 9.9 percent.
Since last Friday, two sexual assaults occurring on or near the Homewood Campus have been reported to the University. A total of seven sexual assaults at Homewood have been reported since the beginning of 2018.
The Baltimore Beat, a free, local alternative weekly newspaper, announced in a tweet on Tuesday that it would be shutting down effective immediately. The Beat, which was founded in November after the Baltimore City Paper closed down, only printed 16 issues.