News & Features


Rebranding effort looks to unify 12 Hopkins schools

April 18, 2013

Glenn Bieler, Hopkins’s Vice-President of Communications, recently announced a new Identity Initiative, which aims to rebrand and unify the multiple schools under the larger branch of the University. Bieler’s presentation was posted to YouTube in ...


STI testing seeks to promote awareness

April 18, 2013

This month, Hopkins will be observing STI Awareness Month by providing students with a method of free testing for sexually transmitted diseases next Wed., April 24. Prompted by a need for less expensive tests, as well as greater convenience when obtaining these tests, the initiative will take place from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Mattin Center courtyard.


Senior starts commencement petition

April 18, 2013

Senior Ben Wasser has initiated an online petition asking the University to make the commencement speaker selection process more transparent and to pay future commencement speakers, after the selection of Hopkins neuroscientist and neurosurgeon Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa to be the 2013 commencement speaker.


Drone policy debated at workshop

April 18, 2013

The Johns Hopkins Human Rights Working Group sponsored a workshop entitled “Legality, Politics and Ethics of Militarized Drones” on Tuesday evening in which members of the Baltimore community and approximately 50 students and faculty were in attendance.


Jannuzi discusses human rights in North Korea

April 18, 2013

The Foreign Affairs Symposium hosted Frank Jannuzi, the Deputy Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, as their fifth speaker on Tuesday, April 16. Jannuzi also heads the Washington, D.C. office of Amnesty International.


Olmsted Lot will not include grocer

April 18, 2013

On Wednesday, the development team responsible for the Olmsted Lot construction announced that it will not pursue plans to include a grocery market on the empty lot. Armada Hoffler, the development firm, released a statement explaining that it will not include a grocery store as a result of community pressures urging the firm and University to instead pursue other options.


Partial SGA Executive Board revealed

April 18, 2013

Due to a pending appeal before the Student Government Association (SGA) judiciary committee about the decision of the Committee on Student Elections (CSE) to disqualify a candidate, the official results of the SGA Executive Board elections have not been released to the student body.


Bon Appetit to replace Aramark by summer

April 18, 2013

The Food Service Selection Committee and Hopkins Dining announced that Bon Appetit Management Company is to replace Aramark as the new dining provider on the Homewood Campus. Aramark’s seven-year contract with Hopkins expires at the end of the semester, and Bon Appetit will begin operating Homewood dining venues during the summer term.


Hopkins student recounts bombing

April 18, 2013

On Monday, perseverance saved senior Kathryn Ledwell’s life. Seconds after she crossed the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon, two homemade bombs crafted from pressure cookers exploded yards from the line itself, killing three and injuring more than a hundred.


ISL puts on first annual Health Fair

April 11, 2013

Groups from across Baltimore and different Hopkins divisions came together Sunday as participants in the first annual Hop Into Health fair held on the Homewood campus. Sponsored by JHU International Service Learning (ISL), the event sought to connect the wealth of health resources at Hopkins and beyond with Baltimore city’s low- and middle-income residents.