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June 12, 2024

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SGA discussed how to best represent the student body’s opinions in abortion resolution.

SGA discusses multiple abortion bills

The Student Government Association (SGA) held its weekly general body meeting (GBM) on Sept. 6. They discussed a resolution about abortion access and passed a bill creating a first generation and limited-income (FLI) caucus. This was the first meeting attended by the new senators of the freshman class and one new senior senator, who were all confirmed to SGA during the meeting.


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Students express concerns over updated COVID-19 policies for the fall 2022 semester, referencing issues faced by disabled individuals.

Students adjust to fully in-person semester

After two years of hybrid learning, the University has transitioned to a fully in-person modality for the fall 2022 semester. All classes, including large lectures, are now being taught in person. While being reminiscent of pre-pandemic schooling, this semester also features strategies adopted during virtual and hybrid semesters. 



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Freshmen expressed excitement and frustrations over programming during orientation week.

Freshmen discuss adjusting to life on campus

With the end of the first week of classes, the Class of 2026 reflected on their experiences living away from home, adjusting to academic life on a university campus and participating in the Hopkins orientation and pre-orientation activities.









COURTESY OF YANA MULANI
Students took a break from studying for finals to listen to student musicians performing live on The Beach.

University plans first in-person Spring Fair since 2019

The University held its 51st Annual Spring Fair on the weekend of April 28 – May 1, marking the first in-person Spring Fair since 2019. This was the second Spring Fair planned by the University’s Office of Leadership Engagement and Experiential Development (LEED). University administrators took over planning last year in the wake of the Spring Fair Planning Committee’s misconduct allegations. 




COURTESY OF ALEXIS HOLEWINSKI
Mounk discusses the importance of shared commonalities in a diverse democracy.  

Yascha Mounk explores diverse democracies at SNF Agora event

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Agora Institute hosted scholar Yascha Mounk to discuss his new book, The Great Experiment: Why Diverse Democracies Fall Apart and How They Can Endure, on April 26. His talk was followed by an audience Q&A session, moderated by sophomore SNF Student Engagement Board Member Frank Meng. 






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