A Day in Pompei

Much too early in the morning, Brianna and I set out to get on the metro and then onto the train to take us to Napoli Centrale. Once there, we found a train which took us to Pompei. Sadly enough, the way to get on this Pompei train was not easy. The information desk is…

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The Beauty of Getting Lost

Today marked the day I went out and traveled by myself in a foreign country for the first time. Smart? Maybe. Fun? Totally. A group of us went to Tivoli today to visit the Villa d’Este. The d’Este family was a very powerful and influential family during their time living at the villa which is…

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What I Will Miss the Most

“Senioritis” has kicked in really hard this past week. I don’t want to do anything. I have time to study and get all of my work done, but I honestly would rather just lay here and take a nap. Perhaps I would like to take multiple naps, who knows? Last night a few of us…

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Working While in College

Working while attending college is a difficult task, I will admit. It’s not easy for a student to balance going to class, accomplishing homework, and also working until the sun goes down. Not to mention all the clubs, sports, and extracurricular activities to add in between. I mean, if you’re lucky, you may even get…

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Advice to English Majors

You are informed when you accept your invitation to Hanover College, that as a senior you will be taking comprehensive examinations. It doesn’t seem like a big deal until they actually arrive. You see, it all boils down to how much you like your major. I mean, I would hope you like your major seeing…

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Responsibility

This will be a mildly random story time and life lesson all jumbled into one, so bear with me. A long time ago I was given a gift. It was Christmas and my father presented me, in fifth grade I might add, with an iguana. She was small, like a gecko. A really, green alien…

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Hanover’s Winter Wonderland

Many students complain about winter, I am definitely one of those students. However, there is always that magical time when the first snow of Winter Term falls. I was lucky enough to be on campus the Sunday before classes began. I woke up early, grabbed my camera, and set off towards the Point. The air…

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The Apostle Islands

Over the summer I decided to join Global Treks and Adventures. It is a company which promotes travel while also educating interns. The education ranges from biological wildlife studies to art history to history and everything else you could think of. The company allows you to join a team of other researchers and create the…

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