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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.
After a five month long process that started in September 2017, a bill proposing a ban on polystyrene foam (Styrofoam) products in the food service industry received a City Council hearing on Tuesday, February 6. City Council voted unanimously to send the bill to Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh’s desk for approval.
Members of the Hopkins and Baltimore community joined a demonstration organized by the People’s Power Assembly (PPA) on Jan. 13. Officially named the People’s March for Justice, the event addressed the protestor’s concerns about the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) infringing on the rights of community members and drawing city resources away from other public institutions like schools.
With the semester coming to a close, freshmen reflect on how the rollback of the University’s covered grade policy has affected their first few months at Hopkins, and upperclassmen look back on how covered grades shaped their college experience.
Signing up for an article for this magazine on our idea spreadsheet, one title jumped out at me. “No Phone Day.” I told my roommates about it, and they just didn’t believe I would go through with doing it. Honestly, I almost didn’t.
Ever since I first heard the Dear Evan Hansen soundtrack by Benji Pasek and Justin Paul, I’ve wanted to go see this musical. Even the first few times I listened to it, when I had no idea what the storyline was, the music somehow made me cry.
Since September, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has worked to replace Obama-era policies on campus sexual assault. In light of these developments, the Center for Health Education & Wellness (CHEW) and the Sexual Assault Resource Unit (SARU) hosted a series of workshops which aimed to teach students about Title IX and gender violence.
I’m from Mumbai, so going home for fall break would probably take me just about as long as fall break itself. I’d probably land just in time to grab a nice lunch at the airport and then be on a 30-hour journey back here right in time for my Monday morning 9 a.m.
Lambda Epsilon Mu (LEM), the Latino pre-health honor society at Hopkins, organized a Health Professionals Roundtable on Tuesday, Oct. 24. The event took place in Charles Commons and featured four health professionals from underrepresented backgrounds: Dr. Lisa DeCamp, Dr. David Benavides, Sarahi Juarez and Alexandre Medina.
In the past few weeks, there have been a lot of very controversial articles in The News-Letter. When something in this newspaper is controversial, it’s very easy to tell. The article rapidly moves to the top of our most read and recent comment lists. When it’s shared on Facebook, there are over 20 comments with even more replies. There are Twitter rants where the article is shared and talked about.
There’s a soundtrack to my living room and it’s Friends. My roommates and I will drop everything (sometimes literally) when those four claps in the theme song come on, and we’ll clap along with it. If you’re a guest, it’s understood that you clap too.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA), which provides resources and support for underrepresented communities at Hopkins. It oversees a number of programs that aim to connect students with one another and help them navigate college life.
The Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded on Tuesday, Oct. 8 for the discovery of gravitational waves.
An aunty will tell you that you should eat less while simultaneously being emotionally wounded if you say no when she offers you food.
After passing a resolution calling for smoking cessation resources at Hopkins last week, the Student Government Association (SGA) debated on a campus-wide smoking ban at its weekly meeting this Tuesday. The meeting was followed by a public input session during which Hopkins community members offered feedback on a potential smoking ban.
The Hopkins volleyball team extended their winning streak to 12 games this past Saturday in Haverford, Pa., with three-set victories over both Haverford College and Arcadia University.
The University’s Office of Student Leadership and Involvement (SLI) announced that they will not accept new performing arts and local community service groups this year.
"I’m triggered.” You hear it everywhere these days: from people walking out of an exam, from an upperclassman walking into the FFC, or from your friends when you remind them about that one stupid drunk night.