Finding Where You Fit

I’ve never really written about this before, but for so many people at Hanover it’s a major part of their lives. That’s right, I’m talking about friendships and relationships. I’d love to say college is all about studying and résumé building, but that would be a lie. There is always that personal side to life…

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Starting Sophomore Year Off Right

The summer has finally come to an end, and campus is thriving. After a week and a half of classes and almost a month on campus, a lot has already happened including finishing up my internship with the Rivers Institute Traveling Theatre, Peer Advisor training week and August Experience. It’s difficult to decide what to write…

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It’s the Little Moments

Its 6:58 a.m., I’m cold, and for some reason I am awake swinging on the bench by the Long Admin building. I had only suffered through about three days of classes when I visited the already packed library, attended about eight meetings and had one momentary freak out. It happens to all of us Hanover…

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You can’t lose with professors

Something that is always discussed when in college is professors. Good ones, bad ones, old, young, tenured, untenured, etc. There are always several things you want to know about the professor before you take his or her class. I know I always do. Before I take any of my non-major courses like math and science,…

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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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Excitement is building

Another busy week comes to a close. After a week (and weekend) full of action and adventure, it’s kind of nice to sit down and have some time to chill. With even more theater rehearsals and a concert, I had an all around fun week. This Saturday was Family Day here at Hanover, and in…

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How to become an R.A.

Since the August Experience, I have wanted to become a resident assistant or R.A. When I met my R.A. at the beginning of the year, she helped me with what I needed to know about my dorm and housing, and she informed me about what to do for classes, how to balance my social life…

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The Beginning of My College Journey

As I woke up on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, I immediately thought, “I’m moving in at Hanover College today.” My bags were all packed, and I was ready to start a new chapter in my life and begin my August Experience. Once I arrived at Hanover College, the friendly help I received with moving in…

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The End of the First Chapter

As we hit the end of my first year at Hanover, I’ve started to look back at my experiences that I have had so far. When I first came here I was so ready for college, so ready to be here, until I got here, when the nervousness settled in. My parents left soon after,…

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PA Adventures: Tie Dying

Every freshman is paired with a PA (peer advisory) group. This is your Great Works’ class plus an upperclassman. Your peer advisor meets with your PA group throughout your freshman year, especially in the first semester while everyone transitions into college life. During August Experience, these are the people you will see the most, the…

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