As I mentioned in one of my earlier blogs, I spent this past summer taking organic chemistry and physics here at Hopkins. Surprisingly, taking classes wasn’t the worst part of my summer, however, that title easily goes to my summer living situation…man … Continue reading
There is nothing more ubiquitous on a college campus than backpacks. The assemblage of outfits that pass through Homewood each day are as diverse as the students who wear them – yet for the most part, they all include backpacks. … Continue reading
September 25, 2017
by Kaylee Z.
Sometimes, when you work so hard to achieve something, after you finally attain it, the achievement doesn’t feel that big or great anymore. It simply becomes a part of your regular life. That’s kind of how sophomore year started for … Continue reading
After spending most of my summer at Hopkins taking Physics and Organic Chemistry, it’s safe to say I was more than excited to finally return home to Seattle. My family had booked a two week trip to Europe (I’m currently … Continue reading
August 23, 2017
by Kaylee Z.
First, I want to address the blonde. It was a complete accident, and quite the tragedy at first. I went to my usual hairstylist, Jackie, who I had been trusting with my hair (and what feels like my life) for years. … Continue reading
So Florida is the state where the rest of the nation goes to visit, or retire, depending on how long their stay is. But where do us natives go to get away? The secret is that the best beaches are … Continue reading
Taking classes during the Summer is a great way to get ahead on your credits or explore subjects that you would not otherwise be able to fit into an already-packed schedule. It is also, in my experience, a very not … Continue reading
July 10, 2017
by Kaylee Z.
Self-love was never something I felt like I actually needed to actively work on. I mean, I genuinely liked myself. Wasn’t that enough? When I got to Hopkins, I was filled with the utmost pride to be going to my … Continue reading
Summer in Baltimore is in full swing. The temperature pushes 90 by 10am, and the humidity is at a consistent 80%. I grew up in Richmond, Virginia, so I am no stranger to the Mid-Atlantic heat and humidity, and the oppressive … Continue reading
June 19, 2017
by Jenna M.
Almost exactly one month ago, I was finishing my last question on my Introduction to Sustainability final. I quickly checked my answers, gathered my belongings, and rushed to the front of the room to turn in the last piece of … Continue reading