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May 24, 2022

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Miniseries filmed at Homewood premieres

This Friday, Netflix will premiere David Fincher’s new miniseries, entitled House of Cards, which was filmed at Homewood this past summer. The miniseries follows a merciless congressman Frank Underwood, played by Oscar winner Kevin Spacey, as he fights his way up the ranks of the Washington political ladder.

Computer science students successfully boycott class final

The students in Professor Peter Froehlich’s “Intermediate Programming” and “Introduction to Programming for Scientists and Engineers” (a Python language class) classes, boycotted their finals last December. The former initially organized the boycott and the latter followed suit.

Christofferson, Rosenblatt to share MSE position

Last week, four juniors were selected to chair the 2013 Milton S. Eisenhower (MSE) Symposium, the University’s annual autumn lecture series. Aidan O.H.W. Christofferson, Francesca Pinelli, Elias Rosenblatt and Aaron Tessler have been elected to take the reins from previous chairs Chris Alvarez, Corey Rogoff and Eva Smith.

Bloomberg pledges $350 million to University

Mayor of New York City and Hopkins alumnus Michael R. Bloomberg has committed $350 million to the University in an effort to stimulate innovation and interdisciplinary work. Bloomberg’s commitment brings his lifetime giving to the University up to $1.118 billion; he has entrenched himself as a generous donor in the 49 years since his graduation.

Junior class opens party to all students

The Student Government Association (SGA) opened up the Junior Class’ “JHU I Love the 90s” theme party to all Hopkins students yesterday due to concerns that the event would not attract enough participants.

Maccini to retire at end of year

Louis Maccini, a professor of Economics at Hopkins since 1969, will be leaving Hopkins at the end of this semester. He received a standing ovation at the end of his last ever lecture, Macroeconomic Theory, yesterday. Maccini will be officially retiring at the end of the academic year, but he will be on leave for his last semester.

SGA discusses Division I upgrades

At the Student Government Association (SGA) meeting on Tuesday, the group outlined the last two weeks before winter break and new ideas for the spring semester, in addition to discussing the potential implications of adding more NCAA Division I athletic teams.

Search ongoing for Minor’s successor

Hopkins continues to search for a 14th Provost to replace Interim Provost Dr. Jonathan A. Bagger. Hopkins formed a search committee to identify candidates for the Provost position. However, no public announcements have yet been made as to the progress of the committee, nor have any potential candidates for the position been publicized.

Group aims at clean energy alternatives

Students for Environmental Action (SEA) held an interest meeting last night to show support for and begin work with Refuel Our Future, a fossil fuels divestment campaign started earlier this year by graduate students at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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