Traveling versus study abroad

I consider myself a well-seasoned traveler. I have been to Europe, South America, Central America and even had a brief stint in Africa. Many of these opportunities were earned through the help of Hanover, but the majority of them involved independent study and travel. For me, traveling is the dream. You are free to go…

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An adventure in the dark

Tonight, I went on an adventure with some of my friends. Allow me to start from the beginning … This past October, while walking around campus, my fraternity brother, Jesse, found a pumpkin just hanging around and doing pumpkin things. Jesse thought the pumpkin looked lonely, so he brought him back to our house. For…

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Frienaissancing!

Frienaissance is most definitely a word. It means the celebrating or renewing of friendship! And this past weekend, that is exactly what I spent my time doing. Brittany and I have been friends for ten years, and it was time for us to have an anniversary. Naturally, we decided to dedicate an entire Saturday to…

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Friend or enemy?

Ciao, buongiorno, buonasera, arrivederci and “what’s up?!” The first time I heard this expression I stopped for two minutes, wondering what had just happened. Was it a question, an affirmation or maybe a warning? No, that guy wasn’t talking with me, he didn’t even look at me. Probably he was talking on the phone, I…

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Family, Dressing, and Everything Else

Two weeks to go before the end of the term! WOW! I sat back after having Thanksgiving dinner with my family last week and thought about how quickly the semester slipped away from me.  I can’t believe it’s been here and gone already. I know that I could not have made it without a good…

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A Letter Goodbye

Dear Philadelphia, As our time together is about to end, I want you to know that I will miss you deeply. Over the past three months you have provided me with adventure, opportunities and new experiences. I cannot even begin to express my appreciation and gratitude that I have as I have fallen in love with you….

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Dropping Baggage

In a couple of days most, if not all you guys will make your way to Hanover College for the start of your freshman year. As you pack your bags, you have to remember that your are not merely packing clothes and other things for college; you are packing your tools for success with you….

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