Well, here we are. After a long summer away from school, Orientation Week, or O-week, is nearly upon us. For an incoming first-year student, that should be exciting news – but it can also be a bit daunting. What is … Continue reading
Experiencing Spring Fair for the first time was probably my favorite moment at Hopkins so far. The campus was completely transformed into a wonderland of food … among other things. There was everything from chicken on (a) stick to N.C. … Continue reading
Last semester, I decided to write about one of my true passions, something I pursued in earnest the minute I stepped onto campus: collecting free T-shirts. I’ve expanded my collection considerably since then, adding shirts and tanks at every opportunity … Continue reading
March 24, 2017
by Katie D.
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Following this little introductory paragraph is my first draft for an article I wrote for the JHU New-Letter. By writing it, and then seeing the final version of the article in the news-letter, I learned a lot more about what … Continue reading
As a Los Angeles native, I’m used to sunny days and warm weather. Rain is a rarity for me, snow a pipe dream. For the first 18 years of my life, I didn’t own a winter jacket, boots, or gloves. … Continue reading
December 8, 2016
by Jonah K.
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The quad was lit. As I emerged from the fog of a multi-hour study session in the library and into the smoke of hundreds of sparklers, I stopped for a moment to take in the sights, noises, and smells of … Continue reading
I first signed up to cover the Forum for Equality for the News-Letter without knowing exactly what I was getting into. I figured it would be more or less like my other articles thus far: Listen to a talk on … Continue reading
The world is full of college advice. Parents, teachers, friends, Buzzfee – everybody and their neighbor thinks they know what’s best for you going in to college. While this deluge consists mostly of chaff, there are some good kernels of … Continue reading