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  • Legendary Head Librarian Retires

    After a laudable 23 years on The Hill, Head Librarian Faye Prendergast is retiring this Spring.
  • McCord's Impact "Incalculable"

    David McCord, Math teacher extraordinaire, is retiring after 27 years of teaching at Hopkins.

  • 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.
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  • Orly Baum ’22 visits her friend Abby Regan’22 at Ashley’s Ice Cream.

    Hopkins Students Prepare for an Action-Packed Summer

    Aanya Panyadahundi ’23, Vivian Wang ’23 Co-Lead Features Editors
    Last year, Covid-19 forced millions across the nation to reconsider their plans for the summer season as quarantine shut down the country. With the school year coming to an end and vaccination rates on the rise, Hopkins students share their plans and expectations for this coming summer.
  • Faye Prendergast retires after serving as Head Librarian since 2000.

    Legendary Head Librarian Retires

    Anushree Vashist '21 Lead News Editor Emeritus
    After a laudable 23 years on The Hill, Head Librarian Faye Prendergast is retiring this Spring.
  • A mind consumed with anxiety over food, weight, and exercise.

    Prioritize Your Individual Well-Being: Reject Diet Culture

    Abby Regan ’22 Lead Op/Ed Editor
    I follow a body-positive creator, Brittani Lancaster, on Instagram and TikTok. Lancaster has been in recovery from two eating disorders for the past four years.
  • The cast of Killing Time performs “Goodbyes,” the final number.

    Hopkins’ Homegrown “Killer” Spring Musical

    Sophia Neilson ’23 Arts Editor
    On May 20-24, the Hopkins Drama Association (HDA) put on its first original musical, Killing Time, in the Thompson atrium.
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The Question of the Month
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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 (13.04%, 9 Responses, 69 Total)
    • Pumpkins and pumkin bread (11.59%, 8 Responses, 69 Total)
    • Halloween (11.59%, 8 Responses, 69 Total)
    • The colorful foliage (34.78%, 24 Responses, 69 Total)
    • Lots of school vacation days (28.99%, 20 Responses, 69 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.
  • Congratulations Hopkins Class of 2021! From the 2021-2022 Razor Staff

  • Scenes From the Spring Sports Season

    “It’s been awesome to be back on the hill playing baseball after a year without any competition against other schools, and, on top of that, we’ve put together some great wins against high-level teams.” - Luke O’Connell ’23

    “I loved the spring sports season and tennis so much. People think of tennis as less of a team sport, but the girl's tennis team really bonded this year; and playing matches against other schools felt like things were getting back to normal.” - Ava Littman ’23

    “It’s been great to finally get to run on the track and our team has performed well at meets, which is an added bonus.” - Riley Foushee ’23

    “It’s been great to compete and be with the team again, but I just wish I had more time.” - Hudson Berk ’23
  • Submit for the Razor x RealTalk Collab

    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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Sophia Nelson
Amalia Tuchmann
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