Think outside the box

For one of my Hanover College elementary education classes, I did an author study. This means I researched a children’s author, presented the information to my class, told them about the author and discussed the types of books he/she has written. For my author study, I chose Barbara Park (a.k.a. one of my all-time favorite authors). I absolutely…

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How to dress for these chilly Indiana days

As I bundle up, go outside, and face the torturous weather conditions in southern Indiana these days, I see my fellow Hanoverians not quite dressed appropriately. So, to my peers and future Hanover students who want to wear shorts when it’s less than 30 degrees outside, I think you’re crazy! I am wearing about three…

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Dropping the winning banner

Alumni games, men’s basketball games, football games, soccer games and volleyball games — who could complain about boredom at Hanover College? This weekend was packed full of Hanover College athletic events. Although the games consisted of both wins and losses, it was exciting to see theHanover women’s soccer team pull out a conference championship. It was…

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Birthday blog #1

My birthday is not officially here until the 15th but I have already started celebrating. My celebrations started over Christmas Break when my parents told me for my birthday they would help me buy a new car. I don’t know about all of you, but in my life, this is HUGE news. I was beyond…

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Alpha Lambda Delta: A National Honor Society

I’m sure many of you were a part of the National Honor Society and/or National Junior Honor Society (in middle school). Well, Hanover has honor societies as well! One is called Alpha Lambda Delta. This is an honor society for first year students. To be a member, students must have a 3.5 GPA during their first semester…

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Ready? Break!

Ahhh the calm before the storm, a.k.a., Thanksgiving Break. Returning to campus Sunday was definitely a bittersweet experience. Looking on the positive side, there are roughly two and a half weeks before Christmas vacation. On the negative side, there are roughly two and a half weeks before Christmas vacation! That means surviving Dead Week (what…

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Taking Care of Yourself?!

Of all the times to be sick, summer is my least favorite. But alas, I am. As such, now is a good time to give you guys pointers about being sick at Hanover. First off, the most unfortunate thing about being sick at Hanover is that there are no parents there to take care of…

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Homesickness: Riding the Rollercoaster

This past week I rode the most terrifying roller coaster I’ve ever ridden before. The whole experience, believe it or not, really got me to thinking about being homesick my freshman year at Hanover. Confused? Let me explain. Before I got on this particular roller coaster, I was already shaking, sweating and anxious about getting…

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