Deutschfest: Hosted by German Club

Saturday, April 9th, the German Club hosted Deutschfest from 7-10 p.m. in the Withrow Activities Center. It was a very fun event. The best part was that it was free. There were German games, which were very hard but certainly something fun to learn. I didn’t know Germany is known for their complex games. Deutschfest…

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VivaFest: Hosted by Spanish Club

VivaFest is a campus-wide dance, music, and cultural festival held in the Withrow Center. VivaFest was last Friday, April 8th. The event is a blast! It is four hours of listening to live latin music, dancing, and sampling hispanic food. It is a one-of-a-kind event on campus. The food and drinks were amazing this year….

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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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Cultural events at Hanover

For a few classes here at Hanover, attending cultural events is part of the requirements. However, I have discovered that while the term “cultural event” sounds like it could be boring, they are actually really exciting and interesting. Recently, I attended two of these events. The first one was highlights from “La Traviata,” an Italian…

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Ten Days!

Ten days. That is all I have left before I leave the country for three months to work at Space Camp in Izmir, Turkey. I am really excited because this will be my first time leaving the country, but I am still a little worried since I am going with four strangers. I am sure…

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II trip to Chicago on my birthday!!!

If you are familiar with Hanover’s website , you may have seen information about our Intensive Inquiry (II) Program, which allows students from various majors to study a topic they choose in an off-campus environment. Students get to pick the professor who goes along with them, and Hanover will cover most or even all of the cost…

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Three Plays in One

This past weekend, the theatre department presented a play by Romulus Linney called “Three Poets.” I was lucky enough to catch this performance as part of my job as a cultural events attendance taker, and I was very glad I chose to work this event. This play was unlike any I have been to so far…

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Several updates

Sorry there hasn’t been a post for a while. There was just too much going on. At the same time, I do enjoy this kind of busy college life when my life feels at its fullest. Here are some pictures of some recent events on campus: Last Friday, we had a Casino Night in Donner…

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Chinese New Year Part II

Finally, Chinese New Year is here! To celebrate this event, I-Club (International Club) held an all-campus event called Chinese New Year last Saturday. I can’t find any words to express my excitement, even if we didn’t observe it on the first day of 2011. I started the day playing my instrument, an erhu, for prospective…

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