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March 29, 2023

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NSA controversy sparks dialogue at open forum

Last Thursday, the Human Rights Working Group (HRWG) at Hopkins led an open forum to discuss the ethics of classified research in response to the recent NSA-related blog controversy involving Matthew Green, an assistant research professor in the computer science department.

Disabled speaker opens dialogue

Jason Corning, president of the Baltimore Deaf-Blind Community, spoke this past Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Sherwood Room in Levering Hall. The event was sponsored by the Hopkins Student Disability Initiative.

AMA hosts panel of alumni, discusses jobs

Five Hopkins graduates spoke about their experiences in the field of marketing at the fifth annual Marketing Alumni Panel hosted by the Hopkins chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) on Monday.

Hopkins appoints new Whiting School dean

On Monday, Hopkins President Ronald J. Daniels announced the appointment of T.E. (Ed) Schlesinger as the next Benjamin T. Rome Dean of the Whiting School of Engineering. Schlesinger was approved by the Board of Trustees and will assume leadership of the Whiting School on Jan. 1.

Hopkins braces for impact of shutdown

On Tuesday, Oct. 1, the federal government was unable to reach a consensus on the yearly budget, causing the first government shutdown in 17 years. Congress could not agree on how to fund federal projects, and without passing bills that outline next year’s spending, the federal government will experience a shutdown until an agreement is reached.

Faith-based groups fill niche

Many students at Hopkins take time out of their schedules to participate in religious life. However, while Hopkins has many groups emphasizing different religions and aspects of faith, students hold diverging opinions on the openness of the campus as a whole.

McDermott makes National Book Award fiction longlist

On Sept. 19, the University’s Richard A. Macksey Professor of the Humanities, Alice McDermott, was nominated for the National Book Award longlist for fiction. This is the first time the Foundation has presented a longlist, and McDermott is one of 10 notable contenders for the award.

SGA convenes, approves student groups

This past Tuesday, the Student Government Association (SGA) welcomed the Freshmen Class President Jonathan Loewenberg, and Senators Opeoluwa Olukorede, Adelaide Morphett, Jonathan (JB) Brown, Gaurav Verma, Matthew Brown and Nick McCormack in the fifth student government meeting of the year.

Fire flares in Charles Commons, extensive water damage

A fire in Charles Commons forced a building-wide evacuation of the residence hall shortly after 7 p.m. last night. A University spokesperson said that to her knowledge no one was hurt in the fire, which appeared to have begun in suite 927 on the ninth floor facing 33rd Street near the corner of 33rd and Charles Street.

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