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This past semester, my senior fall felt simultaneously like one of my longest and shortest semesters at Hopkins. I took more academic credits than I ever had during my time as an undergraduate, yet my workload felt somewhat lighter than in previous semesters.
I wake up late,
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed numerous things since it first shut down Hopkins in March 2020. One of those many things has been the outdoors program at Hopkins, a program I am proud to be a member of.
For the very first time in my life, I am living on a different continent than everyone I have ever known. The more than 5,000 miles between myself and all my loved ones have definitely proven that saying Distance makes the heart grow fonder.
If you asked 8-year-old me to share a fun fact about herself, she’d tell you that she has so many pets she basically lives on a farm. She would probably even count them off for you, only exaggerating a little bit for dramatic effect, of course.
If you’re in college and you haven't learned something new about yourself, you're doing it wrong.
After nearly a year and a half of online semesters, students and faculty returned to campus on August 30. Courses were delivered online, in-person or a hybrid of both.
Due to this semester’s hybrid model, students are able to take classes either remotely or in-person. While many undergraduates chose to return to campus, those who did not have faced many challenges. Students living away from the East Coast, for example, have had to tackle two disparate time zones on top of the difficulties of online learning.
The East Asian Studies and International Studies departments co-hosted “Blue-Water Horizon: One Thousand Years of the Sino-Southeast Asian Embrace” on Friday, Jan. 29 as part of the Social Science Research Council’s (SSRC) Chinese Diasporas and Transnational Public Spheres in the Long 20th Century grant.
The United States is entering a new phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, with cases surging across the country. The seven-day moving average of new cases is at its third peak since the beginning of the pandemic. More than 83,000 new cases were added Friday and Saturday, marking the two highest numbers of new cases added in a single day.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has changed how many Americans will cast their ballot in the upcoming election. To limit COVID-19’s spread, many states have made mail-in voting more accessible as a safer alternative to voting in-person.
Despite the fully online mode of the fall semester, many talented dance and performing arts groups at Hopkins participated in the Dance O-Show on Monday, Sept. 7. Each group gave a quick introduction about their group members, style of dance, past performances and their plans for continuing to dance despite the virtual format.
The Student Government Association (SGA) discussed changes to funding for student groups at its last weekly meeting of the semester on April 28.
Connect to Protect is a digital integrated marketing campaign aimed at reducing targeted violence in the Hopkins community by creating an inclusive and positive environment for students. The campaign held its first trivia game through video conference service Zoom on Thursday, April 2 and the second on April 9.
Governor Larry Hogan issued a stay-at-home order for Maryland on Monday, March 30. The decision, which Hogan described as “one of the last tools in our arsenal” toward fighting coronavirus (COVID-19), has further restricted the trade of local businesses.
Bishop Billy H. Stanfield Jr., the founder and executive director of New Vision Youth Services, gave a guest lecture at Professor Philip Leaf’s community-based learning course, “Health and Wellbeing in Baltimore: A Public Health Perspective” on Tuesday.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Agora Institute hosted a workshop titled “Facts or Fakes? A Hands-On Workshop on Navigating the News in an Age of Disinformation” on Saturday at Croft Hall.
Student activists around the country participated in Fossil Fuel Divestment Day (F2D2) on Thursday, Feb. 13. Refuel Our Future (Refuel), an environmental activist group on campus, hosted the event on Keyser Quad.
Ida B’s Table, a restaurant in downtown Baltimore, hosted a public forum titled “Real Talk Tho: Making Public Transportation More Equitable” on Tuesday. Three panelists spoke at the forum, which focused on issues of public transportation in Baltimore: Ryan Dorsey, councilman for Baltimore’s 3rd District; LaKeisha Henderson of Bike and Brunch Tours; and Makayla Jefferson, a senior in the Baltimore City Public Schools (BCPS).