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Hi! My name is Shirlene John. I'm from the Bay Area, California, and I’m thinking of majoring in English and maybe Neuroscience. I love running and being outdoors, and I can't wait to explore Baltimore! I love reading pretty much anything, so let me know your favorite book recommendations! I also love trying new foods, so please feel free to reach out to me!
The University reinstated several COVID-19 safety protocols in an email sent to undergraduate students on May 6, including updated masking and testing guidance.
The Critical Diaspora Studies (CDS) initiative was created to diversify the undergraduate student experience at Hopkins through the creation of a new interdisciplinary academic space. The initiative hopes that it will connect existing centers of study at the University to build a major and minor. Students majoring in CDS would have the opportunity to focus in specific areas of study, such as Asian-American and Pacific Islander Studies, Indigenous Studies or Latinx/Latiné Studies.
The Student Government Association (SGA) held its weekly meeting on April 5 in order to discuss a committee reorganization bill, the senior class Met Gala, renaming of buildings and programs named after Woodrow Wilson, an election day survey, SGA’s sponsorship of the Hopkins Student Organization for Programming’s (HOP) Picnic Day and the Sophomore Class Paint Night.
The University announced last week that the Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Samantha Power will give the commencement speech for the Class of 2022 on May 22.
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Agora Institute hosted a conversation with E.J. Dionne and Miles Rapoport on March 29 to discuss their new book 100% Democracy: The Case for Universal Voting. The conversation was moderated by Students Learn Students Vote Coalition (SLVC) Executive Director Clarissa Unger.
Elections for the Executive Board of the 2022-23 Student Government Association (SGA) include a single ticket and three independent candidates. For the third year, the Executive Board election will coincide with SGA class council elections. Voting begins on Monday, March 14 and runs through Thursday, March 17.
In a petition, students at the Bloomberg School of Public Health (SPH) have called on its leadership to implement anti-racism and anti-colonialism into the school’s curriculum and reckon with the institution’s own history of racism.
The Student Government Association (SGA) met on Feb. 22 for its weekly meeting. It discussed its plans for National Rare Disease Day and confirmed new members to the Communications and Marketing Commission (CMC) and the Women and Gender Minorities Caucus (WGMC).
Members of the Sustainability Leadership Council held a town hall with Provost Sunil Kumar and Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration Laurent Heller on Dec. 2 to discuss the drafting of the University's sustainability plan, which will establish goals and initiatives through 2030. The initial vision of the plan is focused on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, setting guidelines for building, and other priorities.
In spite of the pandemic, student-run businesses at Hopkins have continued to grow and thrive. In interviews with The News-Letter, two students and one team of students described the process of creating their own businesses and what they’ve gained from their ventures.
When the University implemented austerity measures at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, faculty, staff and students pushed back. In light of the recent financial report showing the University finished fiscal year 2021 with an operating budget surplus of over $212 million, these affiliates argue that the constraints proved too harsh and unwarranted. In April 2020, Hopkins estimated projected losses of $100 million in fiscal year 2020 and $375 million for fiscal year 2021.
As the nation’s first city to enforce racially determined land covenants in real estate and to codify redlining, residential segregation in Baltimore has deep roots. Though racial segregation has been outlawed, its effects can still be seen to this day. The Baltimore Transit Equity Coalition (BTEC) believes the Red Line light rail initiative could help end the persisting segregation in Baltimore.
After eating the same grilled chicken and rice for over a week, I knew it was time for a change of pace. So, in spite of two impending midterms, I dragged my roommate and a couple of friends into the AMR III Building B basement to make Gigi Hadid’s famous spicy penne alla vodka recipe (minus the vodka).