Weekend

MONA JIA - March 7th, 2014

Last semester, I worked my way slowly through The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt. I bought it the day it hit the shelves mostly because of the hype, if I’m being honest. It took me several months to read, but I…

MELODY SWEN - March 7th, 2014

The infamous cherry trees that line the Tidal Basin and Jefferson Memorial in our nation’s capital symbolize everything from the beginning of the busy tourist season in Washington, DC to the arrival of spring. The 3,000 cherry trees were planted…

The City That Reads (Among Other Things)

MONA JIA - March 7th, 2014

Last semester, I worked my way slowly through The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt. I bought it the day it hit the shelves mostly because of the hype, if I’m being honest. It took me several months to read, but I…

Enjoy cherry blossoms this spring

MELODY SWEN - March 7th, 2014

The infamous cherry trees that line the Tidal Basin and Jefferson Memorial in our nation’s capital symbolize everything from the beginning of the busy tourist season in Washington, DC to the arrival of spring. The 3,000 cherry trees were planted…

Famous burger joint lives up to name

SALLY HWANG - March 7th, 2014

So many burger joints claim to serve the “best burger in Baltimore,” and though I’ll say many of them serve up a pretty mean burger, there’s only one place that can say that golden phrase without lying. And that’s Abbey’s…

Large mummy exhibition impresses

SALLY HWANG - March 7th, 2014

It’s not often that Baltimore finds itself host to guests that are thousands of years old. But until Jan. 20, the city will be just that as the Maryland Science Center opens its doors for a new exhibition titled, Mummies…

Popular B’more diner lives up to fame

SOOEAN CHIN - March 7th, 2014

I have to admit that I am often guilty of judging many books by their covers. I believe that a good book should have a cover respective to its literary prowess. My cover judgments extend from books to movie trailers…

Film causes illuminating discomfort

EVAN KIM - March 7th, 2014

I had wanted to watch the movie 12 Years a Slave for quite some. The movie has been hyped with its rave reviews and loaded cast. So this past Friday, I went to the Charles Theatre to watch the first…

Service day offers fulfilling weekend

JESSE CHEN - March 7th, 2014

Each year, Hopkins students, alumni, faculty, staff and non-affiliates come together to help serve the greater Baltimore community. President’s Day of Service (PDOS), began as a freshman orientation event 16 years ago and has grown since the advent of President…

Local café brings comfort, taste

CAMILLE KO - March 7th, 2014

About 10 minutes walking distance from the Rec Center is a tiny pocket of warmth that I’ve often settled into on the colder days of the school year. It’s a charming little coffee and tea café called Chocolatea. From the…

How to visit DC during the Shutdown

SALLY HWANG - March 7th, 2014

With the government shutdown, it seems like the worst time to visit DC. But though visiting now might not be the ideal time, there are still ways to make the best of it if you’ve already set the date. In…

Adoremus seeks out Korean BBQ

KEVIN WELLS - March 7th, 2014

Ah, Columbus Day, a great day to pay homage to cultural diversity and tolerance, if only out of irony. I had the pleasure of going to Nak Won, a Korean restaurant, for dinner this past Columbus Day with Adoremus, and…

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