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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It’s Christmas time at Hanover College

Now that Thanksgiving is over, we have just a few short weeks left on this semester. Time has really flown by, but, I think everyone can agree that it has been a long semester, and that the break was well deserved. The last two years on campus, everything time-wise and schedule-wise has been a bit…

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Dead Week approaches

The name “Dead Week” is nowhere as innocent as it may sound. Dead Week is supposed to be a time where professors begin to wind down on their curriculum and begin preparations for the given classes’ final exam. Well, this may be true to an extent; the term “Dead Week” can spell utter hell for…

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Study Break

I learned an INCREDIBLY AWESOME thing while here in Australia, and it’s that they have a break called Study Week. It’s different from Hanover, where we have Dead Week followed by finals (hopefully spaced out nicely_, and then it is time for us to go home and relax for a while. However, in Aussie after…

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How to procrastinate like a pro

If there is anything I am good at, it’s procrastination. It’s not the best skill to have in college, but sometimes it’s good for you to take a breather. But with Dead Week upon us, many of us will be finding it hard to procrastinate on a daily bases. So, here is a step-by-step guide…

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The evolution of senioritis

This is for the high school seniors or the ones who want to reminisce about the infamous senioritis. No matter who you are or where you went to school it happens to you. For some of us, it crept up at the end of our junior year, for others, it held off until senior year…

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Zombie Week

My friends/readers, I am sorry, but this is not going to be a very long rant about my life today. Actually, this post will consist of a lot of complaining, and just know that while I was writing this I was most likely crying. It is that time of the year: finals. I don’t really…

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A final hoorah

Dead week and finals week were a blur. I vaguely remember staying up late writing papers and reading through vocabulary terms, but for the most part, I was in some sort of trance that allowed me to fight through my senioritis. I think what helped me get through the week were taking scheduled fun breaks…

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Complete mental exhaustion

This week has been miserable. There has not been a single week in my time at the college that has been as stressful as this week. I barely ate, hardly slept, and to the misfortune of my roommates and girlfriend, I rarely showered. Sure, I might say that every Dead Week, but it doesn’t make…

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