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Jai-Alai whizzes by

September 20, 2001

Fans of the MTV series "Jackass" may recall an episode where our hero, Johnny Knoxville, and friends stood blindfolded against a wall as colorfully-attired men fired fruit at their most private parts with crescent-shaped rackets. This sorry situation ...


On-campus jobs: Don't miss good ones

September 20, 2001

For students, employment can appear as a bright light at the end of the dark tunnel of education - a tunnel which often appears to be getting longer by the day. However, some choose to take a flashlight with them. How? By obtaining an after school job.


Desert Caf an oasis of good food

September 20, 2001

Located in the heart of trendy Mount Washington, the Desert Caf serves up Mediterranean fare and delectable desserts in a setting that is unrivaled in terms of comfort.


Football destroys Rochester by 22 pts

September 20, 2001

In their first road trip of the year, the Johns Hopkins football team rolled past the Rochester Yellowjackets 28-6. The win marked the Jays' first ever game against Rochester and second win in a row, improving them to 2-0 on the season.


JHU sponsors trip to Ghana

September 20, 2001

This year's Intersession will see the premier of a University-sponsored trip to Ghana. The trip is the brainchild of Associate Dean Ralph Johnson. Having participated in a seminary sponsored through the Council on International Educational Exchange in Ghana last summer, his experiences there inspired him to begin a similar program at Hopkins. He feels that the trip was a "life-transforming experience," and that this program will be similar to the trip that he took in terms of the lectures and excursions offered.


Student Advantage takes a bit of effort

September 20, 2001

Sometime during your stay at Hopkins you'll figure something out: It's pretty damn expensive to come to school here. Tuition, board, meal plans, books, phone service. Internet access, midnight pizzas, trips to the Inner Harbor, even plane trips home, form a laundry list of costs that can rail your average undergrad.


Athlete of the week: Matt Doran

September 20, 2001

Matt Doran, a 21-year-old senior, started playing soccer when he was four years old. For a few games, he was placed on his older brother's team when they did not have enough players. Those few games turned into seventeen years of soccer, and Doran continues to showcase his soccer ability for the Hopkins Varsity Soccer team.


Men's soccer strangles Swarthmore

September 20, 2001

Battling Swarthmore on Saturday in their first conference match-up of the season, the Johns Hopkins Men's Soccer team scored early and often enroute to a 5-0 win on the road. With that win, the Blue Jays improved their overall season record to 4-1, with their only loss coming at the hands of Arcadia University last week.


BSO sends a message of hope

September 20, 2001

In response to the tragedies of last week, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) changed the program for their opening performances. On Saturday, the Mozart Piano Concerto No. 14 and Richard Strauss' Burleske were replaced by Beethoven's fourth piano concerto and "Nimrod"from Sir Edward Elgar's Enigma variations. Ravel's La Valse remained.