New experiences: meeting John Dean and Laci Green

As a junior, I think that it’s pretty easy to say that sometimes your schedule is not exactly ideal. Different things come up and your normal week quickly becomes a hectic week. Well, this week was definitely one of those weeks. Sleep deprivation was at an all time high with midterms approaching, and procrastination was…

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Summer jobs and internships

As the school year wraps up for most high schools and Hanover, there’s only one thing on everyone’s mind. Summer. With it, summer brings the ever-illustrious summer jobs. This is true for college students, too. While many high schoolers and college-age students may wind up working in fast food, retail or other hometown business opportunities,…

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Ready or Not, Here I Come

People often say that you will find yourself in college. I don’t think that’s true. It’s not like the real youis out there hiding somewhere, and you have to find it in some estranged game of Hide-and-Seek. No, I like to think of college as a place to create yourself. To find out what you’re…

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Two Times For the Money!

Spring Term is a different beast the second time. When I got to campus for my second year here at Hanover, I expected things to be different because my experiences would be different. What I’m finding out is that I was right! Doing this thing all over again is interesting. There are a few things…

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New Year’s in Hot Springs!

While I have always been in Illinois for New Year’s as long as I can remember, this year I changed things up. Instead, I accepted my boyfriend’s invitation to go to Arkansas to visit his sister and some of his other family members. I had never been to Arkansas before and I am always on…

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A Letter Goodbye

Dear Philadelphia, As our time together is about to end, I want you to know that I will miss you deeply. Over the past three months you have provided me with adventure, opportunities and new experiences. I cannot even begin to express my appreciation and gratitude that I have as I have fallen in love with you….

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