Student life (university function)
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Johns Hopkins Black Student Union (BSU) was founded in April of 1968, shortly after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the riots which followed in Baltimore City. The club sponsors social events and lectures, participates in community service activities such as tutoring disadvantaged children, works to promote unity among African Americans, and works to improve the overall climate for African American students at Hopkins. The records of the Black Student Union span the years...
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Overview Debating at Hopkins started as early as 1884 when Woodrow Wilson, then a graduate student, helped found the House of Commons. The records of the Debate Council date from 1895 to 1982, with the vast majority of the records dating from after 1976. Arranged in one series, these records are filed in chronological order. Records from the late 1890s and early 1900s include programs and announcements of debates as well as some financial records and University awards. Later records are more complete...
Overview Ellipsis was a literary magazine begun in 1972 under the title A Collection of Words; in 1976, the magazine changed its name to Ellipsis and reduced publication to once per semester. It published poetry, short fiction, critical essays and graphics. The records of Ellipsis span the years 1973 to 1982 and consist solely of issues of the magazine (1977-1982) as well...
Overview Foundations was an undergraduate journal in history produced biannually by students in the history department of Johns Hopkins University. The Foundations records, 2008-2011, contain copies of the journal and one file of records of the student organization that produced the journal.
Overview Gamma Alpha is a natural science fraternity for graduate students, the Hopkins chapter of which was active from the 1930s through the 1960s. The records of Gamma Alpha date from 1926 to 1967 and consist primarily of administrative records such as minutes, correspondence, financial records and membership lists, and records documenting social functions and initiation ceremonies.
Overview The Johns Hopkins University Graduate Representative Organization (GRO) was founded in 1978 to advocate for, and represent, the needs of graduate students at Johns Hopkins University - Homewood Division. This collection consists of volumes of the student guidebook published by the GRO, which was given to students annually as a supplement to the official university-provided orientation. The volumes in this collection date from the 1980s.