Oh, the tables have turned

And so, the tables have turned. First, I go from not being able to find a job, to finally finding and accepting an offer, only to be slapped with the realities of adulthood. The job I decided to take is located in South Carolina, and I initially thought it would be great, that I would…

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Experiencing a U.S. holiday

What are you thankful for? This was the repetitive question during Thanksgiving. I don’t want to know your answer, but I can tell you that on the 24th of November I was thankful for the Thanksgiving break. Thanksgiving doesn’t exist in Italy. Actually, it doesn’t exist anywhere in Europe. The reason is simple: European pilgrims…

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Wait — it’s Thanksgiving already?

Ah Thanksgiving break, a most wondrous time of year full of turkey, shopping and way too much stuff made of leftover jack-o-lanterns. So that being established, I’d like to give you all some Hanover tips for holiday breaks. Rule #1: Go home! Seriously, your parents want to see you. Your grandparents want to see you….

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A Tennessee Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Break could not have come soon enough. I was beginning to think I would drown in labs, homework and studying, but this break will give me the water wings I need in order to float and swim to shore. I am spending my break in Tennessee visiting some family members I don’t get to…

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Home for the Holidays

It’s great to get to go home and spend time with your family when you are away at school. I am so thankful that I now live close enough to be able to do so. My freshman year of college I went to school in Philadelphia, which is definitely not very close to Illinois, and…

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