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July 2, 2022

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Phi Mu hosts Hopkins’ Most Eligible Bachelor

On Thursday, Oct. 17, the sisters of Phi Mu hosted their annual Greek week philanthropy event, Phi Mu Presents: Hopkins’ Most Eligible Bachelor (HMEB). For almost two hours, selected participants from different Greek organizations and athletic teams unleashed their inner bachelor to seduce the packed audience in Hodson Hall.

Voice for Life demonstration met with protests

Voice for Life (VFL), a Hopkins undergraduate pro-life advocacy organization, sparked campus-wide controversy on Tuesday and Wednesday with a demonstration on the north side of the Milton S. Eisenhower (MSE) Library that included a mock graveyard.

Theta Tau sponsors inspirational speaker

Kevin Dungey, a senior lecturer with the Center for Leadership Education (CLE), spoke to students in an event titled “Living the Ethical Life and Achieving Happiness” on Wednesday in Shaffer Hall. Theta Tau, the University’s co-ed engineering fraternity, organized the talk.

Homewood Museum hosts Harvest Ball bash

Last Saturday, Homewood Museum hosted the Harvest Ball, a fundraiser held to support a variety of programs at Hopkins. Members of the Carroll family, whose early American relatives lived in the former country house, were the primary sponsors of the Ball but an array of contributors gave donations and bought tables at the event.

Amnesty International aims to grow presence

The University’s Amnesty International Club supports the name and mission of its larger international branch: fighting for human rights where they are deprived. Amnesty International was previously a small club on campus; however, Mary Egan, the group’s new president, hopes to increase the size and range of the club’s efforts monumentally. This semester, the club’s focus is on the issue of human trafficking.

SGA votes for committee to analyze campus tech

During its Tuesday meeting, the Student Government Association (SGA) focused on the addition of an ad hoc committee to the SGA roster, the Committee for Technological Advancement. The SGA also discussed the planning of a T-shirt burn to promote school spirit.

IS program fosters on-campus community

Last Thursday, the International Studies (IS) Program hosted a social event at Maxie’s Pizza Bar & Grille for current international studies majors as well as students considering the major.

JHU Politik to launch online video series

JHU Politik, the club behind the weekly opinion-based Politik Press, plans to break new ground by launching an online video series in the near future. The producers hope that the effort will build on the Politik’s growth as a club in recent years, as well as offer an outlet for Hopkins students with a penchant for broadcast journalism to also express their opinions.

Event explores definition of modern day manhood

Manhood and gender stereotypes were the topics of discussion on Tuesday at “Boys To Men,” the first event of the Male Development Series hosted by the Alpha Phi Alpha and Phi Iota Alpha fraternities and the Men Of Color At Hopkins Alliance (MOCHA).

Beta scholarship places emphasis on character

The Beta Theta Pi fraternity has begun accepting applications for the Men of Principle Scholarship, an annual scholarship for freshmen that is offered by the University’s Alpha Chi chapter every fall.

Greek Week kicks off with spirited fun

Greek Week kicked off this past Wednesday with events hosted by Phi Delta Theta and Pi Beta Phi. Greek Week allows for fraternities and sororities to get involved with other greek organizations in the spirit of friendly competition. Events for the week will continue through Oct. 20.

Blue Jays partake in Baltimore Marathon

Approximately 27,000 runners took to the streets of downtown Baltimore last Saturday, as the Baltimore Running Festival celebrated its 13th year in the city. Many Hopkins students participated in the festival, which featured a 5K, Half Marathon, Full Marathon, Team Relay and Kids Fun Run.

New condom dispensers quickly depleted

Free condoms are now available in the rest rooms of all floors of the Brody Learning Commons and those of the M and Q levels of the Milton S. Eisenhower Library. These additional locations supplement existing free condom sources on campus — the Student Health and Wellness Center and students’ Resident Advisors —  from which students have historically had to go to receive free condoms.

Kal Penn postpones MSE talk on campus

Last Tuesday, actor Kal Penn was scheduled to give a speech on the Homewood campus as the third installment of the Milton S. Eisenhower Symposium’s (MSE) fall speaker series. However, upon learning that Penn would not be able to attend, MSE announced to the Hopkins community that Penn’s talk is to be postponed.

Young Alumni Weekend draws recent graduates

Alumni from the classes of 2010 to 2013 returned to the Homewood campus this past weekend to attend the annual Young Alumni Weekend (YAW) organized by the Office of Alumni Relations. The event schedule offered opportunities for alumni to enjoy themselves while reconnecting with the Hopkins community.

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