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February 8, 2023

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Members planned for a Rare Disease Day panel. 

SGA discusses Rare Disease Day Panel and confirmations

The Student Government Association (SGA) met on Feb. 22 for its weekly meeting to discuss its plans for National Rare Disease Day and confirmed new members to the Communications and Marketing Commission (CMC) and the Women and Gender Minorities Caucus (WGMC).



COURTESY OF ARANTZA GARCIA
Moore graduated from Hopkins in 2001. 

Wes Moore speaks with Hopkins students about his gubernatorial campaign

Maryland gubernatorial primary candidate Wes Moore introduced his platform and views on Baltimore in a virtual meet-and-greet on Thursday, Feb. 17. Senior Isaac Frumkin, who is currently working on voter engagement for Moore’s campaign, hosted the event. Female Leaders of Color, the Black Student Union (BSU) and Hopkins Democrats were part of the conversation, with Professor of Political Science and Sociology Vesla Weaver introducing Moore.


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Students express disappointment over limited ethnic food options at Hopkins dining halls.

Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein discusses human rights intervention at FAS series

The Hopkins Foreign Affairs Symposium (FAS) hosted Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein as part of its 25th speaker series, “Shattered Reality: Reimagining the Future,” on Feb. 17. Department of Political Science Professor of Internal Relations Steven David led the conversation with Hussein, the former United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights and former representative of Jordan to the UN.





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SGA members present brought up increasing mental health resources as something to bring up with University President Ronald J. Daniels. 

SGA discusses Office of Sustainability updates and questions for President Daniels

The Student Government Association (SGA) assembled on Feb. 15 to review the junior class Valentine’s Day event, the participation in the Asian and Pacific Islander American Vote (APAIVote) organization, its annual event with University President Ronald J. Daniels, the First-Year Class Council Twosday funding expansion and Office of Sustainability updates.





COURTESY OF JEANIE FUNG
Some students used the virtual fair to find clubs they could not find in person.

University holds first hybrid SIF

Leadership Engagement and Experiential Development (LEED) held a hybrid Student Involvement Fair (SIF) on Feb. 4, the first with in-person booths since the start of the pandemic. Club booths were also available virtually on Hopkins Groups for those who did not to attend in person.