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  • Virtual No More: Hop Returns to Campus

    On February 23, Head of School Kai Bynum announced that Hopkins would return to a fully in-person learning model: “After careful planning and consideration, Hopkins School will shift from our Hybrid Learning Model to our Fully In-Person Model beginning on April 5, 2021.” While the majority of students are opting into the model, campus life is still far from the pre-pandemic standard.
  • The Razor Celebrates 75 Years

    Our beloved school newspaper, founded during the 1945-1946 school year, is celebrating its 75th anniversary.
  • Hopkins Celebrates Black History Month

    This February, the BLSU (Black Latinx Student Union), SURE (Students United for Racial Equity), and Diversity Board came together to plan and orchestrate a variety of events to celebrate Black History Month.
  • Hopkins Reacts to Biden-Harris Win

    “No one pretends democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said democracy is the worst form of government except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time” -Winston Churchill, November 1947
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  • Chloe Zhao directing Nomadland.

    A Celebration of Women in Film

    Amalia Tuchmann ’23 Assistant Arts Editor
    According to a recent study, women comprised 16% of directors working on the top 100 highest-grossing films in 2020, up from 12% in 2019 and just 4% in 2018.
  • At-Home Learning Causes Stress for Hopkins Students

    Evie Doolittle '23 News Editor
    With virtual school and limited in-person socializing, students' stress was heightened during the pandemic.
  • Exercise trends before and during the pandemic.

    Exercise During a Pandemic

    Abby Regan ’22 Lead Op-Ed Editor
    Exercising is hard. Exercising during a global pandemic is even harder.
  • Hopkins students at 2019’s International Women’s Day Assembly.

    Exploring Women’s History and Representation at Hopkins

    Vivian Wang ’23 Lead Features Editor Zoe Sommer ’23 Assistant Features Editor
    To honor the thirty-sixth anniversary of Women’s History Month, dedicated to commemorating and celebrating contributions made by women throughout history, The Razor examined the history of women and gender equity at Hopkins.
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The Question of the Month
Live Poll

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  • What is your favorite thing about fall?

    • Apple picking and apple cider
    • Pumpkins and pumkin bread
    • Halloween
    • The colorful foliage
    • Lots of school vacation days
  • What is your favorite thing about fall?

    • Apple picking and apple cider (15.79%, 9 Responses, 57 Total)
    • Pumpkins and pumkin bread (14.04%, 8 Responses, 57 Total)
    • Halloween (14.04%, 8 Responses, 57 Total)
    • The colorful foliage (40.35%, 23 Responses, 57 Total)
    • Lots of school vacation days (15.79%, 9 Responses, 57 Total)
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  • Attention Hopkins!

  • Claudia Rankine Visits Hopkins

    The Zoom call was broadcast in the Athletic Center at 12:10. Rankine read some of her work and interacted with students, staff, and faculty. A second session, at 7:00, was open to Hopkins alumni and current families. Three of Rankine’s books, Citizen, Just Us, and The White Card, are available to order through the Hopkins bookstore, and can be picked up at the Calarco Library or delivered by mail.
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    RealTalk and the Razor are collaborating to create a space in the Razor for community members to share a short reflection that highlights any aspect of their identity or experience. We hope this platform will promote discussions on campus that lead to powerful conversations and create meaningful change. Entries are not meant to be long essays, but rather written or artistic work on a topic of our choice. Submissions for the RealTalk x Razor Collab will be considered separately from the RealTalk Speaker Series submissions. Submissions will be reviewed by a small group of RealTalk and Razor members, who may reach out to you for clarification or to workshop your submission as needed. You may choose to submit you work to be published anonymously or have your name published alongside your entry. Submit through this link.

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  • Submit to the RealTalk x Razor Collaboration

    RealTalk and The Razor are collaborating to create a space for community members to share a short reflection that highlights any aspect of their identity or experience. We hope this platform will promote discussions on campus that lead to powerful conversations and meaningful change. Entries are not meant to be long essays, but rather written or artistic work on a topic of your choice. Submissions for the RealTalk x Razor Collab will be considered separately from the RealTalk Speaker Series submissions

    Anyone can submit an entry at any time of the year, to be published in the next available issue of The Razor. You can submit an entry through the Google Form linked on The Razor’s website: www.therazoronline.com, as well as on The Razor’s and RealTalk’s Instagram accounts: @hopkinsrazor and @realtalkcollective. You may choose to submit anonymously or have your name published alongside your entry. Submissions will be reviewed by a small group of RealTalk and Razor members, who may reach out to you for clarification or to workshop your submission.

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Kallie Schmeisser
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Evie Doolittle
Amir McFerren
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Zoe Sommer
Megan Davis
 
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Sophia Nelson
Amalia Tuchmann
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Anika Madan
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Eli Ratner
Hanna Jennings
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