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Hipolito-Delgado explored the impact of ethnic identity labels on the Latinx community.

Professor examines Latin American students’ identities

November 8, 2018

Carlos P. Hipolito-Delgado, an associate professor in Counseling at the University of Colorado Denver, gave a virtual talk about identity labels. The Johns Hopkins Latino Alliance hosted the interactive discussion to address questions on how to properly refer to people of Latin American origin. 


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Ananya Roy, a professor, discussed racial banishment in her talk on Friday.

Professor analyzes the role of race in forced eviction

November 8, 2018

Ananya Roy gave the keynote address of the two-day workshop “(anti)Blackness in the American Metropolis” on Friday, Nov. 2 at Red Emma’s Bookstore. Workshop organizers aimed to bring together activists and scholars from different disciplines to discuss issues such as transportation, health, housing, finance and the environment. 


Ceasefire 365 provides alternatives to policing

November 8, 2018

Baltimore Ceasefire 365, a movement that aims to decrease Baltimore’s homicide rate, hosted a workshop titled “Beyond 911: Exploring Anti-Racist Routes to Community Safety” on Sunday at the 29th Street Community Center. Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ), a national organization that works to promote racial justice and end white supremacy, co-hosted the workshop.

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Participants in the workshop discussed alternatives to policing in the city.

IAC panel talks Asian Americans in politics

November 8, 2018

The Inter-Asian Council (IAC) hosted a discussion about Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) politics on Thursday, Nov. 1. Undergraduate students attended the open conversation and discussed AAPI identity and representation.


Agricultural experts discussed various healthy, sustainable food options.

Food symposium explores ethical consumption

November 8, 2018

Several well-known agricultural, public health and bioethics researchers attended the Choose Food Symposium this week. The symposium was an initiative of the Global Food Ethics and Policy Program of the Bloomberg School of Public Health and Berman Institute of Bioethics. It intended to explore various ethics concerns within the fields of food and agriculture. 


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Compassion, Awareness, and Responsible Eating encouraged students to consume ethically.

Students raise awareness about animal rights abuses

November 1, 2018

Given the national attention surrounding the animal rights abuses committed by winter apparel company Canada Goose, Compassion, Awareness, and Responsible Eating (CARE) hosted an event on Friday to raise awareness about ethical consumption. 


 
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Bolsonaro won 55 percent of the vote in Brazil’s presidential election.

Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro wins Brazilian presidency by wide margin

November 1, 2018

Brazil elected its new president, Jair Bolsonaro, on Sunday. Bolsonaro has been widely criticized for statements that many consider to be homophobic, racist and misogynistic. He defeated the Workers’ Party candidate, Fernando Haddad, who was backed by Brazil’s former president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. da Silva dropped out of the race following his 12-year sentence on corruption charges. 


Young alumni advise this year’s senior class

November 1, 2018

The Hopkins Alumni Association hosted its ninth annual Seniors & Young Alumni Leadership Symposium at Camden Yards on Saturday. More than 40 young alumni gathered to share their post-graduation experiences with a group of about 90 seniors before they enter the workforce.


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Panelists discussed solutions to racial profiling in campus police forces.

First forum on policing leaves many dissatisfied

November 1, 2018

Following the University’s announcement that it would seek community input on its proposed private police force, members of the Hopkins and Baltimore communities attended an event called The Challenges of 21st Century Policing on Monday. It featured a panel of experts and was the first of three events intending to promote discussion on campus security. However, many felt that the format of the event did not allow enough opportunities to engage with the panelists.