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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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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Nostalgia and anniversaries

Two and a half years ago I set foot on Hanover’s campus as a student for the first time, and everyone told me it would be the best four years of my life. I couldn’t wait. I was done with high school and was leaving all that behind for something new and exciting, and I…

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Halfway home

Junior year seems to racing by with no indication of slowing down anytime soon. Our men’s golf team’s fall season is over after both concerning and impressive performances, and preparations for our spring season are under way. Fall Rush for the men and women have come and gone within a blink of an eye, and…

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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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Geek-A-Thon: The Aftermath

Last weekend was the busiest/funniest/most stressful weekend ever. The reason for all of this has a name, it’s name is Geek-A-Thon. That’s right, Geek-A-Thon. It’s the annual three-day event in which we celebrate everything geeky. Four clubs, Sci-fi and Fantasy Club, Anime Club, Table Top Club,and Feminist Club sponsor and plan the events at Geek-A-Thon….

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Getting to See Old Friends

I love all the people here at Hanover, but I miss my friends from high school as well. This past weekend, I got to see a lot of my friends from high school at the Kentucky State Soccer Championships. If you did not already know my loves are track and soccer. Fortunately, I had the…

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The Twin Life

If you didn’t know from my previous post I am a twin. I have a twin sister, Nicole, who is probably the best sister out there. Besides from the constant bickering we do, we are really close. Nicole is two minutes older than me; leaving me to be the youngest in the family. When people ask us…

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Making a difference, Peru

What does it mean to make a difference? It could simply mean making someone smile or laugh, or even participating in a school function.  My own definition of making a difference is putting others before myself by making a small or big change in their life. It doesn’t have to be something drastic because we all can’t be a superhero to…

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Prom season

As all you future Panthers know, prom season is among us. I had completely forgotten about this fun fact until I returned home to my sister’s enormously poofy prom dress. In my high school days, I went to prom all four years, and still find myself burnt out on the idea. But getting to help…

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