Home for the Holidays

It feels weird being back home for the holidays. I lay down in the once shared room with my now married sister; sifting through the half full closet bare with the few clothes I left at home. The honest truth is that I have changed so much since my Freshman year. Being back home leaves…

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How to get motivated and beat procrastination

Motivation What is it: “the general desire or willingness of someone to do something.” Where can it be found: not typically with college students. Who has it: definitely not me. The three above statements pretty much describe my life right now. I lack some serious motivation. In fact, I am even struggling to find the…

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Tech Week for Love’s Labour’s Lost

This week is an infamous week to all theater kids here at Hanover College. It’s called Tech Week. You may have heard me talk about what this week means before, but I will go ahead and repeat myself since the experience is different with every show. Tech Week is a week-long event full of rehearsals….

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Greek Life

At the beginning a new semester, most students are trying to get a handle on their new professors, classes and in my case, keeping procrastination under control. But, during these first two weeks, there has also been something else on just about everyone’s mind. Greek life. The first week back on campus had affiliated women…

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Sorority formal recruitment

Go Greek! Now that I’ve got that out of my system, I can describe why I put it. The week before last was a sorority formal recruitment week at Hanover College. It’s a stressful, long and tiring week that girls put themselves through in order to join a sorority on campus. This year, I was…

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Helpful tips for second semester

Breaks tend to be thought of as a time for you to relax and enjoy yourself, maybe make a little extra cash and ultimately, to get revived for the coming semester. However, Christmas break always seems to just make me more tired and less motivated to for school than finals did. I’m not sure if…

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Tech Week for One Act Plays

I know I’ve probably said it once before, but I just really love being a part of the theater program here at Hanover College. Auditioning for a show is always very stressful, and the process of memorizing lines and having to deal with multiple changes in the show sometimes makes me wonder why I even…

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Exams and labs and papers, OH MY!!

So I know its been awhile, but my last week and a half has been filled with exams, lab reports and papers. It seems that the professors all work on a similar four- to five-week schedule when it comes to covering material and thinking that it is the appropriate time to test what their students…

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Up Til Dawn

Up Til Dawn is an organization on Hanover’s campus that brings awareness to childhood cancer and raises money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. Last year, I was the public relations officer so I was in charge of advertising for events and also putting on small events for the organization. Unfortunately, we…

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Keep Calm and Organize On

Let me start with a pretty obvious statement: when you go off to college you are on your own. Your parents, best friends from high school, favorite teachers, grandparents and whoever else you might rely on at home are no longer with you. You are suddenly responsible for waking up in time for class, having…

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