Creating Masterpieces

This past semester, Phi Mu has had a variety of sisterhood events. But the most recent one being, a mock tails and canvas party. At this event, sisters could follow an artist while she painted a simple but colorful dandelion and rainbow scene. The event took place at The Little Golden Fox in downtown Madison,…

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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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Jendy’s: the best food group

Everyone know the five main food groups; we all learn it when we are in elementary school. However, when you get to college you create a new food group — PIZZA. AND Hanover just happens to have the best pizza place around. Jendy’s Pizza is so good it’s unbelievable. It is also decently cheap. For…

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Pride Week

What’s not fun: waking up on early on a Sunday morning What is fun: waking up early on a Sunday morning just to throw color on people Every year, Love Out Loud has a special week called Pride Week where there is an event everyday that celebrates and brings together the LGBT community and its…

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Local coffee shop has its perks

If you’re anything like the average college student it’s hard to get out of bed without a cup of Joe. I (unfortunately?) am not one of these people. That doesn’t mean I don’t enjoy some good coffee every now and then. The first thing many caffeine addicts who come to Hanover notice is that there…

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A visit to the Newport Aquarium

I am different from most of the international students at Hanover who come  from big cities because I grew up in a small town. But compared to the towns in the U.S., my hometown is humongous. In addition, while I was an exchange student in San Antonio, I lived very close to downtown. So to…

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A weekend of the arts

This past weekend was an absolute blast. Between the Chautauqua Festival in Madison, Ind., and rehearsal for a theater performance, this weekend was filled with the arts and couldn’t have been better. This last Saturday and Sunday was the annual Chautauqua Festival. It’s a big event every year on the third weekend of September, and…

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Can’t stop until the violence stops

If you search back through my posts you will come across one titled, “Vagina Monologues 2013: Until the Violence Stops.” This production is something that I, along with the help my co-director Ariel Mishurda, put together in about six weeks. At the conclusion of the event we ended up raising a little more than $500…

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Celebrating yourself

No, this isn’t another birthday related post. Although I do love celebrating my birthday that time has come and gone. But being roughly 50 percent Irish means that I do have a reason to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day. While I did not celebrate with corned beef and cabbage like my fellow Irish people likely did,…

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