Letter to Mi Hermanito

Dear brother, You’ll be graduating high school soon and I’ll be crying like a baby at your graduation. Sincerely, Me   Dear high school senior, I’m going to help you and be there for you after we graduate. There’s a huge adventure waiting to happen. Sincerely, College senior   Dear hermano, I know it’s been…

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Reinventing HC Cheerleading

Basketball season is FINALLY here! And I am so excited! I have been going to football cheerleading practice because I wanted to be involved and help with stunts. We had a men’s basketball pep rally Halloween weekend. There was an awesome turn out; I am guessing there was a couple hundred students in Horner that night….

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Rejoining the cheer squad

I am having some serious Throwback-Thursday moments this senior year. In high school, I used to do competition and school cheerleading. I did not do it in college because I was too busy. BUT, some friends and I go to this gymnastics gym in Madison, Ind., in our spare time to tumble. It is a…

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Serving on the Best Buddies staff

I have been with the organization Best Buddies for more than eight years now. Best Buddies is a program based on building friendships between individuals and individuals with intellectual/developmental disorders (IDD). That is right. There is an actual program whose sole purpose is to help you make friends. I fell in love with this program…

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Easter Weekend

“April showers bring May flowers.” That is how I am trying to stay positive about the weather here lately. Last week, we had heavy rain and it is supposed to continue into this week. But, luckily Easter was clear of rain and was a beautiful day. I had a game at Defiance on Saturday and…

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Snow days

It has been a crazy (but GREAT) couple of weeks here at Hanover College. I used to not like winter what with all of the cold weather and illnesses going around, but with snow days factored in, winter might just be my new favorite season. Our lovely snow days started during the last performance of…

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A little homesick

This past school year I have found myself feeling a little more excited for breaks as they come up and even sometimes wishing to go home on random weekends. I’ve never really been homesick before but I suppose that is what I have been feeling lately. Coming back from Christmas break I was honestly a…

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40 years of love

I went home a few weekends ago to help my parents throw a 40th anniversary dinner for my grandparents. Its crazy and wonderful to think of two people being together for that long. I believe marriage can be taken very lightly in today’s world, given how easy and common it is to get a divorce….

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How I ended up at Hanover College

We are nearing the end of January, and at Hanover that means it is near the time for all the high school seniors to start their college selection process. If this describes you, and you are trying to decide if Hanover College is a right for you, keep reading: About a year ago, I was…

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Sorority formal recruitment

Go Greek! Now that I’ve got that out of my system, I can describe why I put it. The week before last was a sorority formal recruitment week at Hanover College. It’s a stressful, long and tiring week that girls put themselves through in order to join a sorority on campus. This year, I was…

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