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June 28, 2022

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Brody baristas brew up coffee with a splash of song

Your coffee order is music to Ryan Botwinik’s ears. No, seriously — the Daily Grind’s newest barista is largely the reason the Brody Learning Commons Café’s employees have taken to singing their customers’ coffee orders this semester.


LGBT intelligence workers talk CIA jobs

Two members of the Central Intelligence Agency came to campus to speak on Tuesday evening to the Hopkins chapter of oSTEM about their experiences as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people working in the fields of science and technology.



Coursera founder talks merits of online-education

Daphne Koller, one of the founders of the online-learning system Coursera, spoke this past Wednesday afternoon in Hodson Hall.  Koller talked to students about the merits of her new learning structure, and about how Coursera allows for people all over the world to gain access to top-tier university learning



Voice for Choice secures SGA Senate approval

Voice for Choice (VFC), a non-harassment, bipartisan pro-choice group, was officially approved as a student group by the Student Government Association (SGA) last week. The foundation for the group formed last year in response to the pro-life group Voice for Life (VFL).




See the Future event focuses on past

The Sustainable Hopkins Infrastructure Program (SHIP) and the University’s Sustainability Network hosted what was billed as the 2nd Annual Future of Hopkins Symposium on Tuesday evening in Maryland Hall, despite the fact that not much was actually said about the future at the event.


Hopkins deans outline trends in urban America

On Tuesday night, Dean of the Krieger School Katherine S. Newman and Dean of the School of Education David W. Andrews led a conversation in Boston on the future of American cities as part of the University’s capital campaign, “Rising to the Challenge: The Campaign for Johns Hopkins.”  The event focused on the University’s new Institute for the American City — one of President Ronald J. Daniels’ Signature Initiatives — and the role universities can play in redeveloping urban cities and schools.


Israel activists promote humanitarian program

The Coalition of Hopkins Activists for Israel (CHAI) hosted activist Carmi Kobren to speak about the humanitarian international project Save a Child’s Heart (SACH) this past Tuesday in Shaffer Hall. Kobren is the sister of the late Dr. Ami Cohen, the project’s founder.


Health fair features free yoga and massages

This past Friday, the Public Health Student Forum (PHSF) teamed up with a number of health-related clubs on campus to host a Personal Health Fair in Charles Commons Salon C. Groups represented at the fair included Stressbusters, the Center for Health Education and Wellness (CHEW), Preventative Education and Empowerment for Peers (PEEPs) and the Student Health and Wellness Center, also known as HelWell.


Hopkins prof. discusses drugs and brain

On Friday, the Chemistry-Biology Interface (CBI) colloquium titled “Drugs and the brain” hosted Professor Solomon H. Snyder, award-winning neuroscientist and director of the Johns Hopkins University Department of Neuroscience.


Republican candidate comes to Homewood

Last Thursday evening, the Hopkins College Republicans welcomed Maryland Congressional candidate and former Secret Service agent Dan Bongino to meet with students during a talk titled “Perspectives from a New Generation of Leadership.”


World Health Council hosts cultural banquet

On Thursday, the Glass Pavilion was filled with international music and flavors, as the World Health Council raised funds for a charity that brings drinkable water to developing countries.


Prof. David examines Syria, Iran in talk

Last Friday the Hopkins Hillel and the Jewish Students Association (JSA) invited Professor Steven David to give a talk about the impact of nuclear negotiations with Iran and the conflict in Syria on Israel, the United States and the world.




Cheer squad seeks varsity designation

This fall has seen the revival of cheerleading at Hopkins. Shortly after arriving on campus, freshmen Courtnie Brown and Tina Kanonuhwa decided to initiate a movement to bring back the Hopkins Cheer Team.


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