Study Sessions at a French Cafe

I’ve locked myself up in one corner of Crowe lobby, headphones on and distractions off. The Pandora station tuned to the ‘French Cafe’ playing different calming genres of music in French. A different language keeping my head in track. French music in the background keeps my mind focused, in tune, organized. I don’t know what…

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Cultural events at Hanover

For a few classes here at Hanover, attending cultural events is part of the requirements. However, I have discovered that while the term “cultural event” sounds like it could be boring, they are actually really exciting and interesting. Recently, I attended two of these events. The first one was highlights from “La Traviata,” an Italian…

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Fandoms and Hanover

I am going to start this post when a confession: I love “Doctor Who.” On a scale of one to five, where one is “I hate it” and five is “it’s a lifestyle,” I would be at a three. There’s just so much to love about “Doctor Who.” I love the characters, the writing, the…

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Do you want to know how Homecoming went? Do ya?

Hello again, everyone. Well, it’s been a week, and I know you have all been anxiously been waiting to hear how Homecoming went this past weekend. It went well. Very well. We’ll start off with Friday since I actually have pictures of Friday. I got out of class around 3 p.m. and went to The…

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How I became a music major

I have always loved music for my entire life., but I never thought I would actually become a music major in college. I think this could be explained by the Hanover College magic. As a liberal arts college student, you are required to take LADR (Liberal Arts degree Requirements) courses that involve different disciplines. And…

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Starting the year off right

Week 1. The long weekdays and restless nights have begun once more. Hello again readers. It’s finally come. The time I have dreaded most in my entire college career. I’m a senior. Of course, I’m excited and happy to be amongst my Hanover brethren once more, but at the same time, I’m almost depressed at…

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Happy Independence Day from Turkey

The countdown has begun, and I will officially leave Izmir in 46 days. We celebrated Independence Day on the lawn behind camp, and it was one of the few times all of the American counselors and our one Bulgarian had hung out since camp started. It was so nice, and there was an open bar,…

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Welcome to Withrow

Before I knew it, my alarm was going off. It was already 10 a.m. on a Saturday; much earlier than I wanted to be awake. I had an hour to prepare myself for my day. I got up, showered, put on some fresh clothes, grabbed my guitar, and headed out the door. I had to…

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Thunder Over Louisville

For three years I have lived less than an hour from Louisville, Ky., and have never been introduced to the list of events that lead up to the Kentucky Derby. I will share what I have learned this year so that all of you who will find yourselves at Hanover in the upcoming years can…

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The triathlon

I competed in a triathlon this past weekend. It was unofficial, and one of the events might have been eating a sandwich, but I did three things, so that counts, right? Event 1: The Track Meet. Hanover hosted a track meet Saturday, so a handful of my fraternity brothers and I went over to support…

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