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Throwback Thursday

As the school year draws to a close, students don caps and gowns and prepare to cross the stage at graduation. What’s your favorite graduation memory? Did you represent your graduating class as a speaker, play a trick on your friends, or turn red from embarrassment as your family whooped and hollered from their seats? Share your graduation memories in today’s Throwback Thursday.

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The popular reality TV series Shark Tank features aspiring entrepreneurs as contestants who pitch their innovative ideas or inventions to a panel of investors, hoping to receive funding. Johns Hopkins also has its own version of Shark Tank as a co-sponsor of the DreamIt Health accelerator program for health information technology entrepreneurs. If you could submit an idea to Shark Tank or DreamIt, what would it be? Share your dream inventions in today’s Throwback Thursday.

 

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Who was your favorite superhero as a child? Did you dream of having your own Superman cape, Spiderman suit or Thor hammer? Or was your mother or father the hero in your eyes? Share your memories in today’s Throwback Thursday.

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Do you remember the first time you went to a major league baseball game? Have you ever caught a foul ball hit by your favorite player? In honor of the start of the season, share your favorite baseball game memories in today’s Hopkins Happenings’ Throwback Thursday.

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Have you ever wrapped a toilet seat in plastic? Have you colored a jug of milk with food dye? In honor of the most mischievous day of the year yesterday, share the best April Fools' prank or joke that you ever played—or that someone played on you—in today’s Throwback Thursday.

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Growing up, we followed our favorite detectives as they found clues and solved thrilling mysteries depicted in books, movies and television shows. Which detective show was your favorite to watch over the years? Remember Kojak and his Tootsie Pops, the secret agent duo in Get Smart, Columbo’s apparent absentmindedness, the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew? Share your memories in today’s Throwback Thursday.

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The friendships and memories forged during our high school years can last forever and are often recounted fondly. Prom, sports, band, first date, first car or even playing hooky are all special things we remember about that time. What was your favorite high school moment? Share your thoughts in today’s Throwback Thursday post.

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We celebrated Presidents' Day on Monday, Feb. 16, in honor of all U.S. presidents. Political science surveys have compiled historical rankings of presidents based on their achievements, leadership qualities, failures and faults.

Of all 44 U.S. presidents, who do you think made the biggest impact on the country during their time in office? What do you admire them for most? Share your thoughts in today's Throwback Thursday post.

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First-date jitters can happen to anyone, at any age. After all, nobody is ever too old to go on a first date! Do you remember the very first date you ever went on? Whether it was a grade-school crush or your soon-to-be partner, what was your first date like? Do you remember who it was with, where you went and what you wore? Share your memories in today's Throwback Thursday post.

 

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Everyone remembers their first concert experience, no matter how great or not-so-great it was. You may still even have your ticket stub or t-shirt purchase from that day! What was the first live concert you attended, and what made it so memorable? Share your memories in today's Throwback Thursday post.

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