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May 28, 2022

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Partial SGA Executive Board revealed

Due to a pending appeal before the Student Government Association (SGA) judiciary committee about the decision of the Committee on Student Elections (CSE) to disqualify a candidate, the official results of the SGA Executive Board elections have not been released to the student body.


Bon Appetit to replace Aramark by summer

The Food Service Selection Committee and Hopkins Dining announced that Bon Appetit Management Company is to replace Aramark as the new dining provider on the Homewood Campus. Aramark’s seven-year contract with Hopkins expires at the end of the semester, and Bon Appetit will begin operating Homewood dining venues during the summer term.


Hopkins student recounts bombing

On Monday, perseverance saved senior Kathryn Ledwell’s life. Seconds after she crossed the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon, two homemade bombs crafted from pressure cookers exploded yards from the line itself, killing three and injuring more than a hundred.





ISL puts on first annual Health Fair

Groups from across Baltimore and different Hopkins divisions came together Sunday as participants in the first annual Hop Into Health fair held on the Homewood campus. Sponsored by JHU International Service Learning (ISL), the event sought to connect the wealth of health resources at Hopkins and beyond with Baltimore city’s low- and middle-income residents.




Middle East peace prospects spark debate

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 Hamilton Society, J Street U, the Jewish Student Association, the Hopkins Partnership for Israel and JHU Politik.


SGA judiciary rules in favor of Voice for Life

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

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

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

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

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.


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