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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The Stages of Napping as Told by Boo

In college, there is one thing every student can agree upon that is a gift; napping. Students love naps. Myself, being a proud supporter and nap enthusiast, strongly advocate for naps to my fellow students. When we are younger, we dread naps as kids. They were a time when we missed out on what was…

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The Real World

As my junior year of college comes to an end, I realize that I need to start thinking about what life after college will be like. That is crazy! I feel too young for this; it is almost like I am back in high school looking for colleges. What is good, I guess, is that…

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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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How I ended up at Hanover College

We are nearing the end of January, and at Hanover that means it is near the time for all the high school seniors to start their college selection process. If this describes you, and you are trying to decide if Hanover College is a right for you, keep reading: About a year ago, I was…

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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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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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Finals Week at Hanover College

Finals Week is this week, and you can definitely tell on campus. Most of the buildings are empty, and it seems that we all stick to the essentials when it comes to clothing:  sweatpants or leggings and sweatshirts. It’s totally acceptable because we all know that everyone has had the oddest sleep schedules as we…

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One-on-one conversation

We live in a very fast paced society. As we all are trying to keep up, we can forget the little things that we use to love. One thing I forgot that I love, is one-on-one conversations. Today, Carrie Alexander (an HC senior and one of my Phi Mu sisters) and I decided to grab…

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