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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.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos called for an overhaul of sexual misconduct policies on college campuses. The New York Times obtained a draft of these proposed rules on Aug. 29. No official proposal has been made yet.
The Student Government Association (SGA) organized the first annual Student Activism Fair during Orientation Week. The Fair, targeted toward incoming freshmen, represented over 20 student activist groups.
I’m writing an article called “Advice from a senior to a freshman.” Has it really been that long? It doesn’t feel like that long ago I was walking onto Homewood for the first time, standing in the middle of the Gilman Quad utterly and completely lost. I don’t think I’m ready to leave yet.
The Baltimore Police Department (BPD) arrested a carjacking suspect on Homewood Campus this afternoon at 2:02 p.m. The suspect, who was involved in a carjacking incident in the Southeast District of Baltimore a month ago, fled a vehicle and entered Homewood on foot. According to BPD Chief Spokesman T.J. Smith, the suspect was unarmed.
The Committee on Student Elections (CSE) announced the results of the 2018-19 Student Government Association (SGA) Class Council elections on Friday. A total of 928 students voted, which marked a seven percent decrease from last year. Of the eligible student body, consisting of the current freshman, sophomore and junior classes, 23.3 percent cast their ballots.
Last week, The News-Letter published an article titled “On their own,” which shared the stories of eight survivors of sexual violence and their experience with the University’s reporting process through the Office of Institutional Equity (OIE). In the same week, The News-Letter also wrote an editorial criticizing the OIE’s handling of reports of sexual violence.
The University announced on Thursday, April 26 that it revoked the honorary degree awarded to actor and comedian Bill Cosby in 2004. Hopkins made the decision the same day that Cosby was convicted of three counts of aggravated indecent assault and sentenced to 10 years in prison for each count. Cosby was found guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004.
In the aftermath of experiencing sexual violence, some students report to the Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) with the hope of ensuring their safety and finding closure.
The Committee on Student Elections (CSE) announced on Monday that the New Horizons ticket won the Student Government Association (SGA) executive board elections, beating the Thumbs UP for Jessup ticket.
Two tickets are campaigning for next year’s Student Government Association (SGA) executive board elections. “New Horizons” and “Thumbs UP for Jessup” will face off in a debate on April 9, and the voting period will begin on April 11.
Over spring break, the Hopkins baseball team headed down to Fort Myers, Fla. to compete in the Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic. With 10 games in 10 days, including one doubleheader, almost all of the Blue Jays saw time on the field. The Jays won six games and lost four in Florida, which brings them to 10-8 on the season.
The Hopkins Center for Africana Studies (CAS) partnered with the Iowa State University College of Human Sciences to host a symposium titled “Bound/Unbound: Contemporary Black Marriage in Research, Policy, and Practice” in Station North on March 8 and 9.
I’ll start with a disclaimer: This article is going to discuss my experience with the Bystander Intervention Training (BIT) program during my freshman year. The program may have changed or evolved since my experience. I’m not criticizing the way it works today, but what happened during my BIT session was not okay.
The Student Government Association (SGA) addressed an appeal from the Korean American Students Association (KASA), who applied to be recognized as an official student group, in their weekly meeting on Tuesday at 7 p.m. They also discussed updated guidelines for the upcoming SGA elections from the Committee on Student Elections (CSE).
This semester, the Peer-Led Team Learning (PILOT) program at Hopkins faces a shortage of funds. PILOT’s budget is allocated on a yearly basis, and the program used more than half of that budget during fall 2017, resulting in less funding for the spring semester.