Be proud of who you are

This weekend is a big one for me. It is the last weekend for local pageants in Indiana within the Miss America system. So, this weekend, there will be four crowned who will go on to the Miss Indiana pageant in June. The winner of Miss Indiana goes on to Miss America. This weekend is…

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Getting used to HC weather

Rain, rain, go away, come again NEVER! That was the song I was singing for part of this past week. It has been beautiful down here at Hanover College, and it seems that maybe we will be able to finally count on it feeling like spring for a while. But then, the rain hit, and…

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People of Hanover: John Dunn

John Dunn is a 21-year-old junior majoring on the pre-med track at Hanover College. Originally from Louisville, Ky., he is a biology major with a Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology minor and he hopes to earn his doctorate in genetics and epidemiology. When I asked him why he chose the medical field, he said that he…

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Midterm Week — aka Nightmare Week

Well it’s the end of the Nightmare Week, also known as Midterm Week here at Hanover. Tests have really all that have been on my mind, and now I’m starting to wonder if I have just completely lost my mind. A lot of people think that finals week is the roughest time for work, but…

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The relief of seeing Winter Break on my calendar

As I looked at my calendar, I thought to myself, “Yay! One week till Winter Break!” Winter break is an entire week off from classes.  I’m excited about it because of the stressful weeks I have been having. Between classes, athletics and a social life, college gets a little overwhelming sometimes (as we all know)….

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Don’t stress

My first week of my sophomore year was a stressful one. Luckily, it wasn’t as stressful as my previous college year. I’ve learned some techniques to overcome stress and how to manage my time better. As a freshman, I was scared during my first couple of weeks. When I got my first class syllabus, I…

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Some advice for campus visits

It’s been spring for a few weeks now. bit it’s finally starting to feel like it. The sun’s out, the wind has died down, and it actually feels warm for once. So, with my winter coat finally tucked away in the back of my closet, I set out for classes this morning. Almost as soon…

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How to bond with your roommates

While I am no expert on living with people, I have never really had any huge roommate conflicts. Perhaps this is because I am just incredibly lucky and have good roommates (an actual possibility) or maybe it is because we put forth effort. Living with someone is no easy break. You have to make sacrifices…

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This, too, shall pass

Now that the excitement of Homecoming and Halloween has passed, I have found it is quite easy to fall into a slump of not really wanting to do much. After all the activity of last weekend, it just seems natural to want to have a lazy week. But life goes on, and you will always…

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