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The Max Kade Center for Modern German Thought, the Department of History and the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures hosted Ellen Ueberschär for a talk titled “Health Check for Democracies: A View from Germany after the Elections'' on Wednesday, Oct. 6. Ueberschär is the co-president of the Heinrich Böll Foundation, the political foundation that is associated with Germany’s Green Party.
The Student Government Association (SGA) held its weekly meeting on Oct. 5 to discuss its upcoming dinner with University President Ronald J. Daniels and an October tabling event as part of outreach.
A matchmaking service recently launched on campus to mixed reviews. The Hopkins Marriage Pact claims to promote new connections between students, primarily platonic. However, students are still seeking clarity after promotional materials and the survey itself seem to emphasize sexual relationships.
The Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium hosted LaTosha Brown last Tuesday for the first event in its “Rebuilding Our Future” series. Brown is a co-founder of the Black Voters Matter Fund (BVM), an organization that works to galvanize Black voters and to stop voter suppression in the South.
The University updated its vaccination and COVID-19 policies in August in preparation for an in-person semester. With these changes, international students who had received vaccines not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) were required to register for an additional two shots from either Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech or single dose of Johnson & Johnson/Janssen.
This semester’s hybrid academic format has posed a multitude of technical and logistical challenges for proctoring exams. Contrary to last semester, professors can now opt for in-person exams depending on the format of the class.
Following Eddie’s Market of Charles Village’s closure in December 2020, Streets Market filled its vacancy on St. Paul Street. Streets opened for business in June of this year.
Former deputy secretary of state to Hillary Clinton James Steinberg will assume the position of dean of the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Nov. 1. He currently serves as the university professor of social science, international affairs and law at the Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs at Syracuse University.
The Student Government Association (SGA) met on Tuesday to discuss the redesign of Milton S. Eisenhower Library (MSE), a bill to fund Sex Week and a letter from the administration.
Students, professors and faculty across the city rely on the The Johns Hopkins Medical Institute (JHMI) Shuttle, the bus route that connects Homewood, Peabody and the med campus. Recently, frequent delays and unreliability of the JHMI have caused riders inconvenience.
Last Friday, the student group Refuel Our Future hosted a clothing exchange on the Beach in order to promote support for fossil fuel divestment by the University. Divestment is the practice of reducing or eliminating financial investments in certain sectors or businesses; recently, the movement for fossil fuel divestment has been gaining steam.
“It’s a lot more free and less structured than high school, I would say. I feel like I do a lot of things according to my own time and desires, rather than having to stick to a strict daily schedule.”
Hopkins Hillel hosted a “Jew Years Carnival,” its annual celebration of the High Holy Days at the Smokler Center for Jewish Life, Harry and Jeanette Weinberg building last Thursday.
The Student Government Association (SGA) held its weekly meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 21 to discuss a presentation by The Flock, feedback for a program called “Community Talks,” final edits to its Mental Health Day survey and vote confirmation on a letter to the University’s Committee to Establish Principles on Naming.
Many student groups are returning to in-person activity for the first time since March 2020. In-person events are allowed to resume without special approval if attendance will be under 50 people, but events with over 50 people in attendance must request said approval.
In the spring of 2018, Knotty by Nature (KBN) was founded by then-sophomores Jendyi Dickerson and Zainab Jimoh. The founders took initiative after realizing there were no organizations on campus that catered specifically to the hair struggles of Black women.
With the resumption of on-campus living, students are adjusting to studying in study spaces at Homewood after having spent much of the past year online.
Demolition of the Mattin Center has begun, making room for the construction of the new student center, which is expected to be completed by fall 2024. The Mattin Center had been home to the University’s arts scene since 2001, hosting Swirnow Theater, the Digital Media Center, music and dance spaces, art studios and more. The resources that were once housed in Mattin Center have been scattered across Homewood Campus.
As Hopkins students settled into their routine of going to in-person classes, extracurriculars and activities, sophomores and freshmen reflected on the past month of navigating campus social life.