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  • March

    Emerson DelMonico ’21 poses in her costume for the show.

    Dance-a-lot, Sing-a-lot, Spamalot!

    Eleanor Doolittle ’20
    On February 27, 28, 29, and March 1, the Hopkins Drama Association kicked off their winter season with Spamalot, directed and produced by Hope Hartup.
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  • Encarnação directs HARPS students through an experiment.

    Science Teachers Discuss Women in STEM

    Veronica Yarovinsky ’20
    Only a quarter of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math workers are women, but many educators are hoping to change that.
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  • Brandon Smith ’20 surveys the baseball field as he awaits a pitch.

    Smith Shines as Sole Tri-Varsity Captain

    Maeve Stauff ’21, Teddy Glover '21
    Brandon Smith ’20 was the class of 2020’s sole tri-Varsity captain, which he attributed “to working hard, the love of the game, and of course the assistance [he] was so fortunate to receive from [his] coaches.”
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  • February

    A Reflection on Faculty Reflections

    Juan Lopez '22 Assistant News Editor
    A chance for teachers to volunteer to speak at Assembly has newly arisen this year at Hopkins; the speeches are called Faculty Reflections.
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  • Jon Schoelkopf ’22 depicts the suffering wildlife in Austrialia

    Surviving the Senior Grind

    Eleanor Doolittle ’20 Editor-in-Chief
    First term senior year has come to a close, and having lived through the grueling college process, copious amounts of work, and the crushing blow of rejection (or deferral) I write to those who may be stressed, defeated, or cautious of the future beyond the security gates of Hopkins.
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  • Sophomore Ty Eveland ’22 has over 5.5 million likes across all of his TikToks.

    The Rise and Conquest of TikTok at Hopkins

    Katherine Takoudes ’20
    In an era when attention spans are shrinking, Tik-Tok, a video-sharing platform, is infiltrating every aspect of student life.
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  • Adeebah Alnemar, Naji Aldabaan, and Ibrahim Aldabaan visited Hopkins to share their journey and talk about Welcome to the New World.

    Welcoming New Artwork to the Keater Gallery

    Lily Meyers ’20
    On Friday January 10, writer Jake Halpern and artists Michael Sloan and Adeebah Alnemar visited Hopkins and spoke with the community through assembly speeches, panels, discussions, and time spent in the Keator Gallery.
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  • Coach Adam Sperling gives pointers to Pearson Hill ’23.

    Wrestlers Rally Throughout the Season

    Cyrus Sadeghi ’23
    You have to fight to win. Though this is a figure of speech in most sports, it’s a reality on the wrestling mat at Hopkins
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Editor in Chief 
Eleanor Doolittle

Managing Editor 
Sarah Roberts 

Zoe Kim 
Anushree Vashist
Juan Lopez
Orly Baum
Katherine Takoudes 
Julia Kosinski
Anjali Subramanian
Emmett Dowd
Lily Meyers 
Ella Zuse
Zach Williamson 

Saira Munshani
Sophie Sonnenfeld
Kallie Schmeisser

Veronica Yarovinsky
Teddy Glover
Abby Regan
Maeve Stauff
Izzy Lopez-Kalapir

Arthur Masiukiewicz 

Arushi Srivastava
Nick Hughes

Business Managers
Sophia Fitzsimonds
Sophia Cerroni 

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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 an open forum publication, is published monthly during the school year by students of: 
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