Class of 2020 Blog

Posts from the Johns Hopkins Class of 2020


June 7, 2017
by Alyssa W.
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Sun, Sand, Selfie Sticks

Immediately after I turned in my key and officially moved out of Wolman hall, my friends and I piled into a van and drove eight hours to North Carolina, where we spent 10 days in an Airbnb beach house. I … Continue reading


April 29, 2017
by Alyssa W.
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Spotlight on Spring Fair

The second day of Spring Fair 2017 is almost over. In the past ~36 hours, I’ve eaten a ridiculous amount of food, spent more time on the Beach than I have all year, and got my fortune told. I can … Continue reading


April 14, 2017
by Alyssa W.
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The Election

I stood outside Krieger 205 in my dress and blazer, shifting my weight nervously. I had been waiting for over half an hour, chatting with the other News candidates and trying to guess what questions I would be asked in … Continue reading


March 31, 2017
by Alyssa W.
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Napping Spots on Campus

Naps are so important. As hard as I try to get eight hours of sleep per night, jam-packed days combined with last-minute assignments often keep me up long past my bedtime. I survive by napping as often and as long … Continue reading


December 23, 2016
by Alyssa W.
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On Going Home for the Holidays

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