Making A Home Away From Home


Name: Elsheba Abraham Year: Class of 2016 Major: Behavioral Biology Hometown: Subang Jaya, Malaysia Making A Home Away From Home             It’s true when they say that college is a big step for everyone. It’s usually the first time we have to truly live apart from our family, make friends all over again…

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Farewell to a Hopkins Legend


Name: Kimmy Hilson Year: Class of 2014 Hometown: Baltimore, MD Major: Sociology Minor: Entrepreneurship and Management *********************************************************************************** When I am home, I enjoy “reading” the newspaper. I quote reading because it primarily consists of me flipping to the “Life” section of The Baltimore Sun to play sudoku, read my horoscope, and attempt a crossword puzzle.…

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Hop’in Around Baltimore: JHU Family Weekend


Name: Jake Golman Year: Class of 2014 Hometown: Dallas, TX Major: Economics **************************************************************************************************** The weekend of October 14, 2011 was family weekend at Hopkins.  This year, my youngest brother Hank (15) and uncle Greg came to visit.  My brother had never spent significant time on a college campus and my uncle had not…

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The Cove is Anything But Common(s)!

Entrance to the Cove!

Name: Kimmy Hilson Year: Class of 2014 Hometown: Baltimore, MD Major: Sociology Minor: Entrepreneurship and Management ***************************************************************************************************** Last spring, my friends Ladora, Allaa, Keryce, and I decided that we wanted to live together for our sophomore year. We were SO excited, and had every finger and toe crossed for a quadruple room in…

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The Blue Jay Take-Away: Showcasing Music from Homewood

Homewood is beautiful regardless of the time or season.

Name: Richard Kumapley Year: Class of 2013 Hometown: Accra, Ghana Major: Public Health Minors: French Cultural Studies, Global Environmental Change and Sustainability ***************************************************************************************************** Music at Hopkins? What’s there to say? Surprisingly more than you think. I know we, Homewood students have Peabody, where we can go as far as a minor without…

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Tales of a Resident Advisor

The amazing residents of Wolman 7 West during Orientation week

Name: Joe Nugent Year: Class of 2013 Hometown: Belmar, New Jersey Majors: Neuroscience and Psychology ***************************************************************************************************** Three years ago, if you asked me where I’d be living at the start of my junior year, I’d tell you that I’d be in an off-campus apartment with some of my best friends.…

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The Best of Hopkins


Name: Elizabeth Kraus Year: Class of 2014 Hometown: Jupiter, FL Intended Major: Cognitive Science Intended Minor: Theater Studies **************************************************************************************************************** Hi everyone! My name is Liz and I’m a guest blogger here to share with all of you what I love so much about being a student at Johns Hopkins! When…

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