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The University released updates to the Homewood Student Affairs (HSA) branding guidelines, on Friday, March 31. Many undergraduate student groups had expressed frustration with the original guidelines, which limited their use of the Hopkins name and iconography.
Morgan: summer’s right around the corner; You know what that means?
The new Homewood Student Affairs (HSA) Branding Guidelines, announced on March 16, have outraged many student groups. The guidelines dictate that the names and logos of student organizations cannot imply the University’s endorsement. The policy stresses the importance of respecting the “Hopkins brand.”
HopkinsLocal, a joint initiative by the University and the Hospital and Health System, released its first progress report earlier this month. First launched in Sept. 2015, HopkinsLocal seeks to use the institution’s economic power and influence to expand employment opportunities for Baltimore citizens.
Making education accessible to ex-convicts
Morgan: Audrey, I had a Ratatouille moment the other day.
Many have criticized “Think About It,” an online training module aiming to educate students on sexual assault, which was recently sent to juniors and seniors.
For the first time in their history, two Hopkins mock trial teams will be competing in the upcoming Opening Round Championship Series (ORCS) at the University of Delaware in late March. If Hopkins places within the top six teams, they will proceed to the National Championship Tournament at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in April.
Audrey: Humor me for a minute: When was the last time you heard someone mention poetry? Unless you’re one of us still clutching on to the dream of studying and writing poetry, it was probably a while ago. I’d even venture to guess that it wasn’t even in a conversation about poetry.
On Feb. 19, 1942 President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, enacting the removal and incarceration of over 120,000 people of Japanese descent on the West Coast. This past Sunday marked the 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066 and the annual Day of Remembrance for the internment of Japanese Americans.
For Hopkins undergraduate and graduate students, the coverage and cost of the school-sponsored health insurance program has caused confusion and dissatisfaction.
Morgan: This week, we’re going to talk about the potential defunding of arts programs and the status of art in the Trump era. There has been speculation that Trump may eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), both agencies that have been around for over 50 years.
The new student union space and dining facility, the LaB, opened on Feb. 3 in the Homewood apartments building. It joins a cohort of other student union spaces including Levering Hall, the Mattin Center and Nolan’s on 33rd that serve as social areas.
In December 2016, junior Christian Cholish and senior Nadya Kronis relaunched Argot, an undergraduate anthropological research journal which examines the role of anthropology in relation to the humanities, and other sciences across various mediums. Cholish and Kronis, who are both anthropology majors, serve as co-editors of the journal.
Historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and journalist Dina Gilio-Whitaker spoke about their new book, “All the Real Indians Died Off” and 20 Other Myths About Native Americans, at Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse last Friday.
After nine years off the air, the pop-culture loving, coffee-drinking and fast-talking mother-daughter duo Lorelai and Rory Gilmore return in the highly anticipated Netflix mini-series, Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life.
Following last week’s election, calls for California to secede from the Union have been gaining attention, prompting many to support the movement known as #Calexit.
The University recently announced that a new business minor will be available to students, beginning in the spring semester of 2017. The Homewood Academic Council approved the new minor earlier this summer.
When looking to elect a leader, or more specifically, president of the United States, empathy is one of the most important traits a candidate should possess. The role of the president is to govern and lead a diverse group of individuals, each with their own unique backgrounds and to put forth and implement policies that will benefit the common good. I believe empathy is necessary for this job, because without it, we risk appointing an indifferent or even cruel individual to make decisions that will have tremendous effects on us all.
The Hopkins chapter of the Alexander Hamilton Society hosted a debate on Russian influence and foreign policy in the Middle East on Wednesday, Oct. 26 in Charles Commons. The debate featured Robert Freedman, a political science professor and Michael Singh, a national security expert from the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Steven David, a professor of political science, moderated the discussion.