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During the Student Government Association (SGA) weekly meeting on Tuesday, Executive Vice President AJ Tsang presented impeachment charges against Executive President Noh Mebrahtu. Mebrahtu will face an impeachment hearing during SGA’s next weekly meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 19. This hearing will be closed to the student body, as required by SGA’s constitution.
After undergoing three semesters of renovations, Shriver Hall has been reopened to the Hopkins community. The renovation, which began during the fall of 2017, was slated to be completed by the beginning of spring 2018. University officials announced in February 2018, however, that the project would extend into the 2018-2019 academic year.
The University announced its $372.5 million purchase of the Newseum building in Washington, D.C. on Friday.
This article is part of our special issue on policing.
The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) announced on Dec. 5 that an issue with its website had mistakenly blocked it from receiving 18 reports of sexual misconduct, which took place between January 2016 and October 2018.
Around 100 students, faculty and community members gathered outside of the Milton S. Eisenhower Library (MSE) on Thursday to demand that the University reform how the Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) handles cases of sexual violence. Demonstrators also called on administrators to take action against Anthropology Professor Juan Obarrio, who has been accused of sexually assaulting a visiting graduate student in May.
In an interview with The News-Letter on Monday, University President Ronald J. Daniels shared his perspective on a variety of issues, including the ongoing discussion about the University’s proposed private police force and resources for low-income students in light of Michael Bloomberg’s $1.8 billion donation. He also discussed graduate students’ concerns about their working conditions, the state of mental health at Hopkins and how he decides when to publicly take a stance on national issues.
When most TV shows or movies portray a character with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), that character can usually be found washing their hands for 15 minutes straight or flipping a light switch on and off five times before leaving a room. And to most of the world, that’s what OCD is.
Two years into Donald Trump’s presidency, a reported record 113 million voters turned out for the 2018 midterm elections on Tuesday. Nationally, Republicans maintained a majority in the Senate, while Democrats took control of the House of Representatives.
The Student Government Association (SGA) finalized three central discussion topics for its upcoming dinner with University President Ronald J. Daniels during their weekly meeting on Tuesday. Members also discussed ways to improve the Hopkins experience for students who belong to the First-Generation, Limited-Income (FLI) community.
Over the past few weeks, media outlets over the country have reported that hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) has become increasingly prevalent. A disease primarily found in infants and young children, HFMD has recently spread to students across colleges on the east coast.
The Student Government Association (SGA) released a referendum on Oct. 6 with several propositions for the student body to vote on. Students are asked to vote “yes” or “no” on eight major issues and concerns raised at Hopkins over recent years.
Several hundred protestors gathered outside the Capitol Building to express their dissent over Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court on Saturday.
Students organized a silent show of solidarity in support of Christine Blasey Ford in front of Gilman Hall on Thursday, Sept. 27, the day of the Ford-Kavanaugh hearings. The three students who organized the event — senior Lexie Botzum, graduate student Talia Katz and graduate student Sojung Kim — came up with the idea for the demonstration in an Anthropology class about human vulnerability.
The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) released its first annual report containing data about the University’s handling of sexual misconduct and other forms of discrimination and harassment cases on Tuesday.
Teachers and Researchers United (TRU) announced their intent to unionize graduate workers at the Stand Up, Speak Out rally on Wednesday, Sept. 26. TRU members are seeking to unionize because as students, they are not granted the same rights and benefits as other University employees.
The Committee on Student Elections (CSE) announced the results of the Student Government Association (SGA) Senior Class Council elections on Monday, Sept. 17.
The University announced that distinguished architect Renzo Piano will design the headquarters of the new Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Agora Institute on Thursday, Sept. 20 in a press release.
The University’s Office of Student Leadership and Involvement (SLI) announced at the beginning of the fall 2017 semester that it would not be accepting new performing arts and local community service groups during that academic year. While new local community service groups are now permitted to form, the restrictions on new performing arts groups remain in place.
Hopkins is once again a top 10 national university, according to the 2019 U.S. News & World Report college rankings, which were released on Monday. The University is tied for 10th place with Northwestern University.