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  • Connecticut restaurant owner Bob Cooke sets up outdoor dining areas in preparation for the reopening of his restaurant.
Credit: Cloe Poisson

    Connecticut Rolls Out Reopening Plans

    Melody Cui '23, Assistant News Editor
    After three months in quarantine and with summer quickly approaching, the reopening of Connecticut is finally beginning. But is it too early for restrictions to be lifted, especially as the total number of cases continues to increase?
  • Borussia Dortmund forward Erling Haaland celebrates a goal for the first time without fans in the stadium.

    How the Coronavirus Affects the Business Side of Sports

    Tanner Lee '23 Assistant Sports Editor
    For the last two and a half months, professional sports seasons have been postponed or cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak.
  • Banners on display at a past Commencement ceremony.
Photo by Jody Rosenthal.

    Seniors Struggle to Carry On Banner Tradition

    Zach Williamson ’22 Lead Arts Editor
    With the Hopkins community thrust into uncertain territory amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, beloved senior traditions are in limbo.
  • Chinese Teacher Lan Lin helps to deliver masks to the New Haven community. Photo credit: Hopkins Instagram.

    Students and Adults Volunteer Amidst Crisis

    Vivian Wang ’23 Assistant Features Editor and Sophie Sonnenfeld ’21 Lead Features Editor
    After reading through articles and posts online about the coronavirus pandemic, Sara Kenyon ‘23 got to work.
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Hopkins Views

The Question of the Month
Live Poll

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  • What is your favorite thing about online school?

    • Rolling out of bed and being in class a minute later
    • Not having to get fully dressed every day
    • Not having as many classes in a week
    • Taking your pet to class
  • What is your favorite thing about online school?

    • Rolling out of bed and being in class a minute later (26.25%, 21 Responses, 80 Total)
    • Not having to get fully dressed every day (11.25%, 9 Responses, 80 Total)
    • Not having as many classes in a week (46.25%, 37 Responses, 80 Total)
    • Taking your pet to class (16.25%, 13 Responses, 80 Total)

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  • Songs of the Month

    Stuck With U (with Justin Bieber) by Ariana Grande 
    Coffee by Quinn XCII
    Six Feet Apart by Luke Combs

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  • TV shows of the month

    Never Have I Ever
    Dead to Me 
    David Dobrik's Vlog
    Grace and Frankie 
    Killing Eve 

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  • Words of the Month

    1. Halcyon: (adj) denoting a period of time in the past that was idyllically happy and peaceful.
    2. Eggcorn: (n) a substitution of a word or phrase for a word or phrase that sounds similar or identical in the speaker's dialect resulting from a mishearing or misinterpretation.
    3. Pusillanimous (adj) showing a lack of courage or determination, timid.
    4. Shaggy-dog Story (n) a long, rambling story or joke that may be amusing only because it is absurdly inconsequential or pointless.
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Editor in Chief 
Julia Kosinski

Managing Editor 
Teddy Glover 

Anushree Vashist
Anjali Subramanian
Aanya Panyadahundi
Melody Cui
Sophie Sonnenfeld
Emmett Dowd
Vivian Wang
Evangeline Doolittle
Zach Williamson
Craigin Maloney
Matthew Breier
Anand Choudhary

Abby Regan
Riley Foushee
Sophia Neilson

Maeve Stauff
Kallie Schmeisser
Tanner Lee
Sophia Zhao
Juan Lopez

Emmett Dowd
Jon Schoelkopf

Nick Hughes

Business Manager
Sophia Cerroni
Luca Vujovic

Faculty Advisers
Jenny Nicolelli
Elizabeth Gleason
Sorrel Westbrook-Wilson 
The Razor's Edge reflects the opinion of 4/5 of the editorial board and will not be signed. The Razor welcomes letters to the editor but reserves the right to decide which letters to publish, and to edit letters for space reasons. Unsigned letters will not be published, but names may be withheld on request. Letters are subject to the same libel laws as articles. The views expressed in letters are not necessarily those of the editorial board.
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