News & Features


Middle East peace prospects spark debate

April 11, 2013

Students gathered to watch Middle East experts Gaith al-Omari and Jonathan Schanzer debate issues regarding Israel and Palestine last night. The event was sponsored by the Coalition of Hopkins Activists for Israel (CHAI) and was cosponsored by the Alexander ...


SGA judiciary rules in favor of Voice for Life

April 11, 2013

The JHU SGA Judiciary unanimously ruled to overturn the decision of the SGA Senate to deny official group status to Voice For Life (VFL). SGA will hereby grant VFL group status as an advocacy and awareness group, and it will be granted all rights and privileges as such.


Poll to gauge views on smoking policy

April 4, 2013

Starting on April 5, the undergraduate student body will have the opportunity to vote on whether or not to make Hopkins a smoke-free campus. Although the vote is only to gauge student interest, not on whether smoking should be currently banned, it presents an opportunity to express your opinion on an Hopkins policy. The vote is open until Tuesday, April 9, and will be available online.


Bremer reflects on Middle East conflicts, Iraqi progress

April 4, 2013

Former Ambassador and Presidential Envoy to Iraq Lewis Paul Bremer spoke last night about the current state of the Middle East, his time in Iraq and how Iraq has progressed ten years after the war’s inception as a part of the Foreign Affairs Symposium spring lecture series.


SGA emails leaked from inside

April 4, 2013

An unidentified SGA Senator leaked emails containing private correspondences regarding Voice for Life v. JHU SGA from within the SGA Listserv to a non-SGA member. This member then forwarded these emails to both the Editors-in-Chief of The News-Letter and Voice for Life President Andrew Guernsey through an anonymous account on March 27.


Hopkins wins at marketing conference

April 4, 2013

On March 21, a group of six Hopkins students finished in first place in the Strategic Allocation of Business Resources Competition (SABRE) competition at the American Marketing Association’s 35th Annual International Collegiate Conference.


Two doctors named Gilman Scholars

April 4, 2013

Last Wednesday President Ron Daniels sent an email to the University community announcing the appointment of Peter Pronovost and Jeremy Nathans as Hopkins’s newest Gilman Scholars.


VFL activity in line with harassment policy limits

April 4, 2013

The Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) has determined that the Voice for Life’s proposed “sidewalk counseling” activities are not in violation of the University policy on harassment, contrary to the SGA Executive Board’s decision.


Program targets campus sexual assault

April 4, 2013

This week, Office of the Dean of Student Life and the Counseling Center introduced a new SafeLine program on campus to assist students affected by sexual assault or unsafe relationships. The SafeLine went live on Tuesday and is staffed by professionals in the Counseling Center.


Theta will return to campus in fall 2013

April 4, 2013

Kappa Alpha Theta (Theta) will join the Panhellenic Council next academic year as the fifth sorority on campus, four years after University officials revoked the sorority’s charter at Hopkins following a series of disciplinary infractions.


Students to lead 27-hour demonstration

March 28, 2013

The human trafficking awareness event series, “Not on My Block,” will be taking place at Hopkins in the upcoming weeks. The focus of the events will be to educate students on the realities of human trafficking. The series is being hosted by The Hopkins InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (HCF), Students Educating and Empowering for Diversity (SEED) and Amnesty International USA.


Class charged with marketing Honda

March 28, 2013

Hopkins’s Global Blue Strategies, an advertising class that has transformed into a full-service marketing agency, was selected as one of 20 universities to partake in the Honda Civic Marketing Challenge. The class has been working to create an advertising campaign for the 2013 Honda Civic Sedan entitled Recreate a Classic.