Shoeboxes at the Shoebox SUCCESS!

Shoeboxes at the Shoebox was quite  a success and it made me happy to be a member of Hanover’s Greek Community. Our goal as a council was almost doubled collecting more than 200 boxes for organizations including Girls Inc, Southwestern Elementary and the Salvation Army. Wednesday was a busy day with not only the shoeboxes…

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Young people are so lazy today

First you have to watch this video: http://www.upworthy.com/the-best-response-for-when-anyone-calls-young-people-lazy-today?c=ufb1. The video is only about three minutes long, but completely worth it. This video is a good three minutes of my life well spent. Since I am a member of the 20-something generation, and I am often on the short end of this argument, I think this satire…

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You Have No Obligation

I recently woke up from my Thanksgiving dinner comatose and had a ton of fleeting thoughts come to mind. I have been so stuck on the question “What am I doing after graduation?” It bothers me daily and as the year progresses and I get closer to graduation the less confident of things I become….

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NCAA DIII Cross Country National Championships

Picture this. 800-plus athletes and coaches and 1,000-plus fans from all over the country in Hanover, Ind. What brings them here? The 2013 NCAA DIII Cross Country National Championships. Being a member of the track team and working with sports information director here at Hanover, I was able to be a part of this crazy,…

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The classiest tailgate ever

This year, I easily experienced one of the most classy tailgate experiences of my life. I know classy and tailgate aren’t usually used in the same sentence, but there is definitely an exception in this case. Why do I say this? Because at this tailgate, there wasn’t a tent, there wasn’t a truck, there wasn’t…

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Marriage isn’t for you

Marriage isn’t for you: Recently I came across this blog on my facebook news feed. In summary, the blog talks about how being married isn’t about you but about the person you want to marry. I enjoyed the content of the post and it really made me start to think about how this applies to…

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I hope I never forget

As I look through my photos on my phone I realize that just four months ago I was half way around the world. I was living and working in Izmir, Turkey, and now I find myself back in Hanover, Ind. When I close my eyes after looking at these pictures, I am immediately taken back…

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Halloween season!

Tis the season of scaring yourself, cavities and dressing up like someone you aren’t for a couple days. As you get older, the intrigue of getting scared kind of loses its appeal, so you find new ways to celebrate good ole Halloween. My friends and I started scary movie Tuesdays where we all get together…

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Lost in Louisville

Being here at Hanover, things can get boring if you stay on campus for too long. So one Tuesday, I decided to have a ladies day with myself in Louisville, Ky. I had a hair appointment and drove up early to go shopping before my appointment. I drove to Louisville alone — this was my first…

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