My fingers were shaking as I plodded backwards step by step, carefully planning out my sentences with each awkward, choppy movement I took. I spoke with an aire of nervousness, often stumbling over my words (and my feet) and spitting … 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
Well that turned around fast. Just four weeks ago, I wrote about Baltimore’s untimely Spring; the 72 degree February days and disturbing lack of frost. Today, I write about my very first snow day. (Note; I’m actually writing this about … Continue reading
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
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
1. The Baltimore food scene Well I wrote over a thousand words on food in Baltimore for my last blog, so for specifics head there. But the amazing diversity of flavors in Baltimore can keep you exploring for years, or … Continue reading
October 25, 2016
by Jonah K.
College can seem like a foreign and strange environment to a lot of first-year students – especially when it comes to residential life. With that in mind, the lovely people of the Hopkins’ Residential Advisory Board do their very best … Continue reading
Sunrise is something that cannot quite be described as only a physical experience. It is not simply the accumulation of different aesthetic sensibilities. The hues painted across the clouds by the sun’s rays signify more than just their external appearances. … Continue reading
Hi! My name is Kaylee and I am a Writing Seminars major and a Computer Science minor (although I’ve been considering turning this into a double major combination instead). I’m so excited to be writing my first blog post! I … Continue reading