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Ongoing Events

September 13, 2001

Garrett Lakes Arts Festival at Garrett Community College: McHenry, Garrett County. Performers of music, dance, theater, lecture and story-telling by international, national and local touring groups. Reserved seating. For more information, call (301) 387-3082. Runs through Nov. 30.


JHU COPES WITH TERROR - Classes at six divisions cancelled, APL closed

September 13, 2001

In a move that administrators called extremely rare, the Johns Hopkins University cancelled classes and events at all but one of its academic divisions on Tuesday after two planes destroyed the World Trade Center towers in New York City and another crashed into the Pentagon. The Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Md. was also closed.


MegaBYTES primed for freshmen

September 13, 2001

At the center of AMR II lies an eatery that has been quenching food-starved Hopkins students for over two years. But what was once simply a glorified Rofo is now a legitimate food spot, staking its claim in the vast array of food options at Homewood. With a flashy new look, better food and computers that would bring CS students to their knees, MegaBYTES is on its way up.


Chip Mason selected to chair trustee board

September 13, 2001

The Johns Hopkins University Board of Trustees selected Raymond A. "Chip" Mason, founder of Legg Mason, Inc. financial services, to serve as its chair-elect. Mason will serve a one-year term as chair-elect before taking over for current chair Michael Bloomberg, whose six-year term will end in May 2002.


Deans, APTT provide assistance

September 13, 2001

In the aftermath of Tuesday morning's tragic events, Dean of Student Affairs Susan Boswell announced a number of resources being set up to help students cope with feelings of anger, loss or confusion that they may encounter in the days to come.


Football off and running with 35-3 pummeling of Washington & Lee

September 13, 2001

Johns Hopkins Football started off their 2000-2001 campaign with a bang by crushing Washington and Lee 34-3 at Homewood on Saturday. While all opening day victories are good, this one was extra special. Head Coach Jim Margraff won his 61st game, making him the all-time winningest coach in school history and the 31-point margin of victory the new, largest for the team in a season-opener since 1959.


Exorcisms in 2001

September 13, 2001

Ever since the death of the beloved humanitarian and world-renowned nun, Mother Teresa, church officials have been putting together a case for her sainthood. There are many letters written by her in which she described the futility and the suffering involved in her work as a healer and a comforter.