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  • Mohamad Hafez Shares His Story at Assembly

    Syrian architect and artist Mohamad Hafez opened his Assembly presentation on February 17 by dividing the Hopkins community into those who hold blue passports, and those who have red passports.
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  • "Truth is Stranger than Fiction." Or is it?

    Sanaea Bhagwagar '17, Editor-in-Chief
    Truth and facts are not relative. They are absolute. Opinions may be subjective, but the truth isn’t.
  • March Madness is here!

    March: It's Madness

    JR Stauff ’19 and Connor Pignatello ’19
    After 68 of the best college basketball teams in the world clash, only one winner will prevail. And it is up to you to predict that winner.
  • Caitlin Gilroy '18 enjoys a book in a free period. Many Hopkins students enjoy reading for pleasure in their free time. Breaks offer the perfect opportunity for busy students to read for fun.

    Spring Into Break With a Book

    Katherine Takoudes '20 and Anna Zimolo '20
    March Break: An acclaimed two weeks to catch up on sleep, relaxation and even a little bit of homework. But what’s a better way to unwind than to take in the fresh spring air while reading a captivating book?
  • The Goat mascot poses with Hopkins students.

    The Chronicles of the Goat Mascot

    Jeffrey Gu ’18 Editor-at-large and Sarah Roberts ’20
    The prominence of the goat has defned human history for centuries. “How is this?” You might ask, “Aren’t those silly, bleating animals just for viral ‘Taylor Swift’ videos?” To those unpatriotic individuals, I say, “Hircus caprarum rex!” Goat is king!
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The Question of the Month
Live Poll

  • What do you do on a snow day?

    • Sleep
    • Homework
    • Go sledding and make a snowman
    • Watch Netflix
    • Make hot cocoa
    • All of the above
  • What do you do on a snow day?

    • Sleep (20.0%, 13 Responses, 65 Total)
    • Homework (12.31%, 8 Responses, 65 Total)
    • Go sledding and make a snowman (13.85%, 9 Responses, 65 Total)
    • Watch Netflix (12.31%, 8 Responses, 65 Total)
    • Make hot cocoa (1.54%, 1 Responses, 65 Total)
    • All of the above (40.0%, 26 Responses, 65 Total)

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  • The Meh List

    1. Campaign stickers from old elections
    2. In-class essays
    3. Special schedules
    4. Overused memes

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  • Compare and Contrast

    St. Patrick's Day vs Neil Patrick Harris

    St. Patrick's Day:
    Biggest Fans: The Irish
    Famous For: Parties and Parades
    Always Says: For the Luck of the Irish!

    Neil Patrick Harris:
    Biggest Fans: Broadway Geeks
    Famous For: How I Met Your Mother
    Always Says: Legen- wait for it- dary

    Winner: St. Patrick's Day

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  • Word of the Issue: Paralogize

    (verb) to draw conclusions that do not follow logically from a given set of assumptions.

    Origin: from Medieval Latin paralogizare, from Greek parologizesthai meaning to reason falsely.

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  • Season's End: Winter Sports Wrap-up!

    Boys Basketball: 2-18
    Girls Basketball: 5-15
    Boys Fencing: 5-9
    Girls Fencing: 9-4-1
    Boys Squash: 13-5
    Girls Squash: 11-7
    Boys Swimming and Diving: 8-4
    Girls Swimming and Diving: 9-4
    Wrestling: 14-6
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Editor in Chief 
Sanaea Bhagwagar

Managing Editor 
Sam Steinberg

Chloé Glass
Nina Barandiaran
Katie Broun
Kristina Yarovinsky
Toella Pliakas
Alex Hughes

Lilly Tipton
Emilia Cottignoli
Saloni Jain
Helena Lyng-Olsen
Theo Tellides

Ally Batter
Audrey Braun
Graham Dowd
Ryan Meury
The Beat
Zander Blitzer
Ellery Saluck
Olivia Capasso
Sara Chung

Jeffrey Gu
Collette Mourier
Ziggy Gleason
Cartoon Artist
Melody Parker

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Canny Cahn
Elizabeth Gleason
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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