Today, I checked my J-card app and discovered I’ve only used 4 meal swipes this week. Since Sunday, I have only been to the FFC and/or used Meals-in-a-Minute 4 times. That number surprised me, since way back at the beginning … Continue reading
February 17, 2017
by Alyssa W.
Now that I’m away at college, I no longer see my mom every single day. This means that we’ve been texting each other a lot more often. Most of our conversations are pretty routine–she’ll ask how everything is going, I’ll … Continue reading
When I arrived back on campus for Intersession after a long and refreshing winter break, I didn’t expect I’d be doing much more than taking classes, catching up with friends, and curling up in bed with my laptop. I certainly … Continue reading
It was while I was packing my suitcase the Friday before Thanksgiving, a few hours before I had to leave for the airport, that it hit me: this was the first time in my life that I would be going … 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
In honor of Thanksgiving, a holiday centered largely around food, I’ve decided to write about some of my favorite places to eat in Baltimore. Granted, I still haven’t been in Baltimore all that long, so the list of restaurants I’ve … Continue reading
This was originally going to be a post about how to avoid stress at Hopkins, but considering the events of the past few days, I thought I’d adapt it into a list of things that we, the Hopkins community, can … Continue reading
I was eating dinner at the FFC the other day when my friend mentioned that, seeing as the semester was already half over, we were 1/16 of the way through our entire college experience. This came as a bit of … Continue reading
October 14, 2016
by Alyssa W.
As a recent high school graduate, I’d say I’m well-suited to reflect on the differences between high school and college. During senior year, I tried to find out everything I could about college life so that I’d be ready once I … Continue reading
September 30, 2016
by Alyssa W.
Falling off an inflatable raft into whitewater rapids for the first time is a mildly terrifying experience. Especially when you’ve just been told that if you stand up in fast-moving water, your foot could get stuck and the current could … Continue reading