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A letter to myself 20 years later - My Turn

October 4, 2001

Allow me to share a secret held by many academic advisers: we wish we were you. We wish we had the chance to go back to our college days, to revisit our best moments and to correct our mistakes. I like to fantasize that I could write myself a letter, ...


Students speak out against anti-Arab sentiments in U.S.

September 27, 2001

Students from the Johns Hopkins University and Goucher College rallied in front of the Civil War monument on the south end of campus last Saturday to protest President George Bush's call for a "war on terror." The rally was held in honor of the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon and attempted to call attention to the profiling Arab-Americans have faced since the attacks, according to organizers.


Rights to WJHU 88.1 sold

September 27, 2001

The Johns Hopkins University announced Sept. 19 that it had sold its rights to WJHU, Baltimore's National Public Radio affiliate. The station was sold to Maryland Public Radio Corporation for $5 million.


Heston cancels MSE appearance

September 27, 2001

Milton S. Eisenhower (MSE) Symposium chairs Gregor Feige and Audrey Henderson were notified Tuesday morning that Charlton Heston would no longer be able to speak Oct. 4, the date he was scheduled to speak as part of the MSE Symposium.


Extra security at Baltimore's WTC

September 27, 2001

Across the country, official buildings and airports have increased security measures after the attacks of Sept. 11 In Baltimore, the World Trade Center building in the Inner Harbor has been blocked off by cement blockades, police heavily patrol the area, and pedestrians must show proper identification to walk by it.


Glitch delays medical school apps

September 27, 2001

Applications to the Hopkins School of Medicine and other medical schools across the nation failed to reach their respective destinations after the application Website of American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) experienced technical glitches this summer.


Two recipes for the ultimate party - The combo of mom's chicken and sangria makes mouths happy

September 27, 2001

It's a little over seven months until Cinco de Mayo. I say this only because the fifth of May was the last time I drank a glass of sangria. However, the last time I checked there didn't have to be an upcoming holiday in order to plan a party or to drink - usually, any old excuse will do. The best way to party is with both food and beverages, so I've combined my two favorite recipes for the hottest party this side of B-more: Apricot chicken and sangria.


North discusses the aftermath of Sept. 11

September 27, 2001

Lt. Colonel Oliver North spoke in Shriver Hall last night as part of the 2001 Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium. Like previous speaker Bob Woodward, North focused his discussion on concerns relating to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11.


Swingin' and Salsa in Levering Hall

September 27, 2001

The Johns Hopkins Ballroom Dance Association (JHUBDA) is not one of the most widely-known student groups on campus; however, it has a great deal more to offer than the everyday math, science or even soccer association. With classes this semester in both Latin and Swing dancing, JHUBDA can teach you the hot moves necessary to cut up the dance floor and waltz the night away.


Power House a JHU mystery

September 27, 2001

Tucked away behind the Engineering Quad, far from the tip-tapping of computer keyboards and rustle of pocket protectors, there's a little shack with 'Whitehead Hall' etched rather defiantly above its nondescript door.