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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Exercise Testing and Perscription

One of the more commonly taken classes as a KIP major is ETP (exercise testing and prescription). This is a class where we learn how to develop basic exercise programs for clients that have different needs. The clients could have situations that limit the type of exercises they can do, they could be in full…

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Kicking Off the Year

I am the chapter president of Hanover College’s Best Buddies chapter. (If you don’t know what Best Buddies is, check out some of my other blogs. I explain what this awesome organization is). We only meet once a month. For our first meeting, we decided to have it on campus. I rented out the Withrow…

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How I Learned to Re-Lax and Love Fall Ball

My main sports experience before Hanover College was playing in YMCA soccer leagues until I was about twelve and running a single season on the junior varsity cross country team my sophomore year of high school. So it’s pretty safe to say I would not consider myself an athletic person. In fact, much of my…

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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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Lynn Hall

I finally moved back to Hanover today. I am so excited. Instead of living in house this year, I am living in Lynn Hall. Lynn is one of our newest dorms; I will be in the second round of students that has had the privilege of living here. It is almost in the dead center…

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Grad school visits

I cannot believe that this is my last year at Hanover. It is finally time for me to start visiting graduate schools to decide where I want to spend the next two years. I have lived in Indiana my entire life and I love it here, but going abroad to Australia made me want to…

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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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