In an effort to curtail alcohol and substance use during rush and new member events, the University imposed a dry weekend on fraternities and sororities from Feb. 8 to Feb. 10.
Chants like, “Michelle Obama, tell your man: stop this dirty climate plan!” and “Hey Obama, we don’t want no climate drama” filled the National Mall Sunday at the Forward on Climate Rally. The more than 40,000 attendees, including several Hopkins students, then marched to the White House.
Every year, 14 students from across the nation receive the Churchill Scholarship, allowing them to pursue graduate level studies in the sciences, mathematics and engineering with a full scholarship at the University of Cambridge. In January 2013, two seniors, Tiras Lin and Lay Kodama, were awarded the prestigious Churchill.
This past month, Hopkins has been taking steps to mitigate community concerns arising from students living in off-campus housing. Such efforts were outlined in a recent email to all community contacts in the Homewood area — which consists primarily of presidents of various associations — from Jennifer J. Mielke, director of the Office of Community Affairs.
Blue Jay Boxes, a new student-run business that has been selling chocolates in the Breezeway, has arrived on Homewood Campus just in time for Valentine’s Day. The company was started through Hopkins Student Enterprises (HSE), and specializes in care packages and cake deliveries, under the slogan “Making Homewood Feel Like Home.”
Last Thursday, hip-hop magnates Rev Run and Tyrese Gibson spoke about the complexity of relationships in an event sponsored by Barnes & Noble Johns Hopkins. The event was hosted in in Charles Commons, where the duo spoke about their newly released relationship guide, a book entitled Manology: Secrets of your Man’s Mind Revealed.
More than 1,750 high school students descended on Baltimore for the Johns Hopkins University Model United Nation Conference (JHUMUNC), the largest number of attendees in the conference’s history. The conference hosted a record four international high schools and one Baltimore public school.
The Panhellenic Sorority Recruitment process concluded with 235 students choosing to join one of Hopkins’s four sororities: Alpha Phi, Kappa Kappa Gamma, Phi Mu and Pi Beta Phi. Originally, 276 girls registered for recruitment.
The American Marketing Association (AMA) hosted their first Dress for Success Fashion Show last night in the Merrick Barn. The event was a fundraiser for Dress for Success, a non-profit organization that supports and empowers low-income women worldwide by providing them with interview suits and career development assistance.
The Foreign Affairs Symposium (FAS) has released its lineup for the Spring 2013 season on February 1. The theme is “From the Front Line to the Bottom Line.” The annual spring symposium, a student-run speaker series featuring guests of global significance, is focused on encouraging analytical thinking within the school community by means of discussion about international issues including economics, equality and national security.
When Hopkins senior Aleesha Shaik heard about the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting in December, she wanted to send support for the people of Newtown, Conn. The Sunday morning after the tragedy, her project, Hands of Hope, was born.
Rabbi Dr. David I. Bernstein, Dean of the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in New York, gave a talk yesterday at the Smokler Center for Jewish Life. He discussed a broad range of topics related to the recent elections held in Israel on Jan. 22.
Recruitment for sororities at Hopkins began Sat., Feb. 2, kicking off a two-week period in which undergraduates interact with members of Hopkins’ 11 recognized fraternities, four recognized sororities and other Greek organizations with the hopes of gaining membership.