Why Hanover?

As a Junior at Hanover, I have had a lot of time to think about the decision process I went through when choosing where to go to school. As a senior in high school I only applied to two schools: Hanover and a state university.  Obviously, these schools would be very, very different in many…

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Being a Vegetarian in College

At nine years old I decided to stop eating meat.  The idea of it freaked me out, my mom did it, and my summer camp had better vegetarian options than the meat ones. Eight years later and I was still going strong.  Then I went to college. Upon arriving at Hanover College, I was very…

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You Are Totally My BFFLNMW

You, are TOTALLY my BFFLNMW. My Best Friend For Life No Matter What. This is how I pictured my friend experience starting college. I wanted a group of friends that would be with me through the rest of my life. People I could count on for those late night conversations and inside jokes. The typical…

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NBA: Hanover Edition

Did that title catch your attention?  I’m sure it made you think, “Seriously? The NBA at Hanover?”  Well, you are exactly correct in thinking that.  Our NBA (or WNBA) comes in the form of intramural basketball. Yet another fantastic aspect of Hanover College is our intramural sports.  Anyone can form a team and we have…

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The Magic of Studying Abroad

Hanover College is an incredible school with amazing opportunities.  In my opinion, we have one opportunity given to us that stands above the rest: the ability to study abroad. Now, most schools offer study abroad programs.  What makes Hanover’s so amazing is how easy it is for us to travel the world and experience so many different…

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Creating Masterpieces

This past semester, Phi Mu has had a variety of sisterhood events. But the most recent one being, a mock tails and canvas party. At this event, sisters could follow an artist while she painted a simple but colorful dandelion and rainbow scene. The event took place at The Little Golden Fox in downtown Madison,…

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The Stages of Napping as Told by Boo

In college, there is one thing every student can agree upon that is a gift; napping. Students love naps. Myself, being a proud supporter and nap enthusiast, strongly advocate for naps to my fellow students. When we are younger, we dread naps as kids. They were a time when we missed out on what was…

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Being an athletic supporter

One of my favorite activities to do here at Hanover is to attend sporting events. However, my favorite sport to watch is volleyball. Right now, Hanover is 20-7 and 8-0 in the Heartland Conference. Volleyball is a sport that even if you have no knowledge of the rules of the game, you can still get…

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Learning How to Make Maya Belizean Chocolate

This past Thursday, I went to a presentation given by Juan Cho, from Belize, who came to Hanover College to talk about his family business and culture, and teach us how to make chocolate from scratch. His small family operation, called IXCACAO Maya Belizean Chocolate, is located in Belize, in the community of San Felipe Village….

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How I Learned to Re-Lax and Love Fall Ball

My main sports experience before Hanover College was playing in YMCA soccer leagues until I was about twelve and running a single season on the junior varsity cross country team my sophomore year of high school. So it’s pretty safe to say I would not consider myself an athletic person. In fact, much of my…

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