International Students:

This blog post is for all the international readers who might consider attending Hanover College. I don’t know your background story. What country you come from or what city, but chances are you come from a fairly large city. As you may know from my previous posts, I am from San Jose, Costa Rica. It’s…

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Hello world!

Greeting readers. Before I go off and write about events in Hanover College, personal ones or even personal opinions I’d like to briefly tell you who I am. I’m Daniel; I’m an international, fully enrolled (meaning I’m staying all 4 years) student from Costa Rica. For those who don’t know much about my home, Costa…

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England AND Italy?

I know I have really talked up my upcoming adventures in May, but I have to talk about it just once more before the time gets closer. And this is really for everyone’s benefit, because it can help you get more funding for something you would like to study at Hanover College. About a month…

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Five is bigger than 10

After having found a way to learn names (even if I still have troubles with the process of learning them) the next step for becoming a perfect Italian immigrant in America is learning how to use coins. Luckily, in Europe, we count as you count: 1,2,3 … 10,11 … 5+25=30 We read and write numbers…

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I know your name!

Today I would like to start by saying that I am sorry for all the times that I asked you to repeat your name or when I just completely forgot it. I am sorry for all the times when my eyes revealed that I had no idea who you were. My eyes betray me, just…

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International Banquet, International festival

Last Saturday, the International Club at Hanover College held the 36th International Banquet (I-Banquet), which is one of the biggest events on campus every year. All the foods were cooked by current international students and faculty, and performances representing different cultures were shown. As I had mentioned in my previous post, I had two performances…

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Several updates

Sorry there hasn’t been a post for a while. There was just too much going on. At the same time, I do enjoy this kind of busy college life when my life feels at its fullest. Here are some pictures of some recent events on campus: Last Friday, we had a Casino Night in Donner…

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Chinese New Year Part II

Finally, Chinese New Year is here! To celebrate this event, I-Club (International Club) held an all-campus event called Chinese New Year last Saturday. I can’t find any words to express my excitement, even if we didn’t observe it on the first day of 2011. I started the day playing my instrument, an erhu, for prospective…

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