JHUMUNC

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Name: Stephan Capriles Year: Class of 2016 Major: History and International Relations Hometown: Willemstad, Curaçao Dutch Caribbean   JHUMUNC (pronounced jōōmŭngk) is the Johns Hopkins Model United Nation Conference. Who are we? We are one of biggest groups on campus and we organize an annual conference for high school students,…

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What Really Is Engineering?

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Name: Anthony Karahalios Year: Class of 2018 Major: Applied Mathematics & Statistics Hometown: Wheaton, IL What Really Is Engineering?             Like a regular goal-oriented student, I took a career aptitude test in high school. It seemed that this test would provide guidance and insight into what I may want my major…

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Super Audio: One Student’s Quest for the Perfect Listening Experience

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Name: Chris Coughlan Year: Class of 2016 Major: Biomedical Engineering Hometown: Kennett Square, PA Super Audio: One Student’s Quest for the Perfect Listening Experience It all started when I got a pair of Bose headphones over six years ago. Growing up without cable television, music had always been one of my favorite hobbies. Up…

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Making A Home Away From Home

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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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The Bluejay That Almost Wasn’t

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Name: Catherine Orlando Year: Class of 2018 Hometown: Harrison, NY Intended Path of Study: Neuroscience The Bluejay That Almost Wasn’t “I’m really starting to worry that you won’t fit.” This one-liner has been playing on repeat on my house since the first college item was purchased. First, the implication is not that all…

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The Secret Waitlist

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Name: Joanna Schneider Year: Class of 2018 Hometown: Little Neck, NY Intended Path of Study: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Vocal Performance The Secret Waitlist On May 16, 2014, at exactly 11:00AM, my phone buzzed once, but I didn’t hear it or feel it. So maybe it didn’t actually happen. I’ve always told people that…

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