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October 2, 2023

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Members of some student organizations voiced their grievances concerning club funding before learning that there was a misunderstanding about club funding. 

SGA discusses dining operations, club finances

The Student Government Association (SGA) held its weekly meeting on March 8 to discuss the transition to the University’s new dining contract, the transferal of more clubs under SGA oversight and representative reports.

Students claim discrimination led to their dismissal from School of Education Clinical Mental Health Counseling program

Mental health counselors generally espouse the value of compassion. However,  several students dismissed from the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at the School of Education have raised concerns that discrimination on the basis of their disability and/or minority statuses contributed to their dismissals from the program. 

These policy changes come as case numbers on campus decrease. 

University changes masking policy and announces spring break travel testing requirements

In two email broadcasts sent to affiliates on Mar. 9, the University announced relaxations of the indoor masking policy for vaccinated affiliates and a spring break travel testing requirement. Effective immediately, masks are no longer required in administrative spaces, public events, research labs, athletic facilities, libraries, residence halls and other public nonclassroom communal spaces. 

SNF Agora Senior Fellow Anne Applebaum detailed how Russia's invasion of Ukraine stems from Vladimir Putin’s belief that the collapse of the Soviet Union was a major disaster.

SNF Agora panelists break down the origins and consequences of Russia's invasion of Ukraine

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Agora Institute held a pop-up talk focused on the Russian Federation’s invasion of Ukraine on March 3. The conversation was led by SNF Agora Senior Fellows Anne Applebaum and Peter Pomerantsev, SNF Agora Institute Professor of International Affairs Henry Farrell and Desmond M. Tutu Professor of Public Health and Human Rights Chris Beyrer from the School of Public Health. 

The Hopkins Food Pantry is located in The Lab near Homewood Apartments.

Hopkins Food Pantry opens to all affiliates

Beginning this week, any Hopkins affiliate with an active JHED will be able to access a free food pantry in The LaB below Homewood Apartments as the result of a project coordinated by the Office of Student Outreach and Support (SOS).  

Members planned for a Rare Disease Day panel. 

SGA discusses Rare Disease Day Panel and confirmations

The Student Government Association (SGA) met on Feb. 22 for its weekly meeting to discuss its plans for National Rare Disease Day and confirmed new members to the Communications and Marketing Commission (CMC) and the Women and Gender Minorities Caucus (WGMC).

Moore graduated from Hopkins in 2001. 

Wes Moore speaks with Hopkins students about his gubernatorial campaign

Maryland gubernatorial primary candidate Wes Moore introduced his platform and views on Baltimore in a virtual meet-and-greet on Thursday, Feb. 17. Senior Isaac Frumkin, who is currently working on voter engagement for Moore’s campaign, hosted the event. Female Leaders of Color, the Black Student Union (BSU) and Hopkins Democrats were part of the conversation, with Professor of Political Science and Sociology Vesla Weaver introducing Moore.

Students express disappointment over limited ethnic food options at Hopkins dining halls.

Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein discusses human rights intervention at FAS series

The Hopkins Foreign Affairs Symposium (FAS) hosted Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein as part of its 25th speaker series, “Shattered Reality: Reimagining the Future,” on Feb. 17. Department of Political Science Professor of Internal Relations Steven David led the conversation with Hussein, the former United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights and former representative of Jordan to the UN.

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