An amazing night at the Gala

One of the reasons that Hanover College is unique is because of the professional events that students are invited to attend. My favorite of all of these this past semester was the annual Gala. As a freshman, this was my first time attending, but all of the great things I heard about it definitely lived…

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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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Using your Resources — HC’s Learning Center

After three years at Hanover College, I have realized the importance of the Learning Center (otherwise known as Hanover’s Gladish Center for Teaching and Learning). What is the Learning Center? For those of you considering Hanover College as an option or for first-year students reading this, it’s a good idea to take advantage of the…

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Surviving an all-day homework binge

It’s currently about to start week three here at Hanover, and everyone is really getting into the swing of classes. Since there was sorority rush the first week back, and this past weekend, the boys rushed, I may have neglected some of my homework… I looked ahead in my Lilly planner and saw that during…

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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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How Hanover has changed me

This week marks the beginning of the last week of my undergraduate career. I took a different route and didn’t spend my last spring term on campus, but rather I moved to South Carolina and started work. Looking back at my freshman year, I really don’t think I would have ever thought that leaving Hanover…

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Woody comes to Hanover!

If you haven’t heard from Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, or some other form of social media about who was on campus this past Saturday, I’ll tell you … WOODY HARRELSON! Yes, the class of 1983 alumnus came to receive an honorary doctorate. Students, faculty and family were able to come and listen to Woody’s past professors…

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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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Poetic Stress

It’s once again that time of year: midterms. Where there are papers due, books to read, textbooks to study and tests to take. This midterm is easily the most stressful by far for me. I have a paper due Monday, a paper due Tuesday, a paper due Thursday, an oral exam for Spanish due Friday…

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