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  • Hop Volunteers Travel to Nicaragua

    This past August, a small group of Hopkins students and chaperones spent ten days in Leon, Nicaragua, through the New Haven/Leon sister city project.
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  • Hopkins drama students perform Shakespeare in a Shoestring: Cymbeline at Hopkins before heading to Scotland.

    HDA Performs on International Stage in Scotland

    Katie Broun ’19, Arts Editor
    Imaginative. Clever. Complicated. These words from the Fringe Review described Hopkins Drama Association’s production of Shakespeare on a Shoestring: Cymbeline!
  • Students, teachers, and parents pose for a picture outside the Hop tent before the 2016 New Haven Road Race. The student, faculty, and staff participation in the event has increased each year.

    Hop Runs New Haven Road Race

    Kristina Yarovinsky '18, News Editor
    “The Final Countdown” blasts as runners sprint into their last mile of the New Haven Road Race.
  • Questionable Leadership From The Oval Office

    “I will use this noble offce, this bully pulpit, if you will, to speak out against hate and discrimination everywhere it exists,” said the President of the United States at the time, with conviction. No, not our current president; this came from George Bush.
  • Sorrel Westbrook

    Welcome to The Hill!

    The Razor welcomes new faculty and staf to Hopkins. Here are some personal introductions and tidbits. Be sure to give them a warm welcome!
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Hopkins Views

The Question of the Month
Live Poll

  • What is your favorite part about fall?

    • Sweater weather
    • Back to school
    • Halloween
    • Leaves changing color
    • Pumpkin spice
  • What is your favorite part about fall?

    • Sweater weather (23.08%, 3 Responses, 13 Total)
    • Back to school (15.38%, 2 Responses, 13 Total)
    • Halloween (23.08%, 3 Responses, 13 Total)
    • Leaves changing color (15.38%, 2 Responses, 13 Total)
    • Pumpkin spice (23.08%, 3 Responses, 13 Total)

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  • Summer Trends

    1. Crocs
    2. Kombucha
    3. Platform Sneakers
    4. The new Taylor Swift
    5. Smoothie Bowls

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  • The Meh List

    1. Back to School Shopping
    2. Setting alarms
    3. Leaving summer friends
    4. Standardized Testing
    5. Schedules on 1st day

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  • Resurrected Quote

    "If a task has once begun, never leave it until it's done. Be the labor great or small, do it well or not at all."
    -Dr. Kai Bynum

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  • Foodie Favorites

    1. Sushi Palace, Hamden
    2. Junzi in New Haven
    3. Arethusa Ice Cream in New Haven
    4. Daiko in New Haven
  • Songs of the Issue

    1. "Unforgettable" by French Montana
    2. "Slide" by Calvin Harris
    3. "Look What You Made Me Do" by Taylor Swift
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Helena Lyng-Olsen

Managing Editor 
Lilly Tipton

Kristina Yarovinsky
Theo Tellides
Izzy Lopez-Kalapir
Saira Munshani
Sarah Roberts
Zander Blitzer
Jeffrey Gu
Olivia Capasso
Ellie Doolittle
Veronica Yarovinsky

Emilia Cottignoli
Katie Broun
Lily Meyers
Katherine Takoudes
Collette Mourier
Connor Pignatello
Connor Hartigan

Audrey Braun
Alex Hughes
Spencer Lockhart
JR Stauff
Noah Schmeisser
Saloni Jain
Sarah Chung
Elena Savas
Alexandra Sokol

George Kosinski
Samantha Phelan
Ziggy Gleason
Cartoon Artist
Melody Parker

Nina Barandiaran
Arushi Srivastava

Business Managers
Deepak Gupta

Faculty Advisers
Canny Cahn
Elizabeth Gleason
Jennifer Nicolelli
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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