Funny Distractions

Hello everybody! I don’t know about you but this week has been a whirlwind for me. Things are finally picking up academically with exams, readings and papers are all beginning to pile up. It’s only moments before our mid-winter break begins and it couldn’t have come at a better time! Throughout this entire week, I […]

What Moves You?

Being a senior has a lot of perks, such as knowing the ins and outs of campus, having strong relationships with people in your classes, and generally feeling like you know what’s going on. Another perk I never really thought about was being able to look back on the previous four years and see how […]

Last Winter Fantasia at Hope

This past weekend was one of the highlights of the year for Hope students! That’s right, it was Winter Fantasia! Each year, the SAC committee puts on this dance at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids and features fun activities like dancing, delicious food and a photo booth. Even if you aren’t into […]

Foundations for Fitness!

Greetings, Hope College! With the New Year in full swing, I’ve noticed a lot of people trying to carry out their New Year’s resolution of exercising more at the gym. Not only are Hope students trying to be more active, other people in the Holland community are attempting to improve their overall health as well. […]

Events to Look Forward To!!!

Hello everybody! I hope your week has been going well and I thank you for sitting down for a moment and reading my blog! With the new semester well underway, I figured it would be nice to outline some big events going on in the upcoming weeks. Since I live with a member of the […]

Reasons to Study Abroad!

Welcome back from Christmas break! Since I went home to California over the break, I didn’t get to see how much snow Michigan got. Hearing from my roommates that there was hardly any really surprised me and once I flew back, inches upon inches piled up and were blowing very aggressively. I’m currently writing this […]

Getting Together One Last Time

It’s almost finals week! Where did this semester go? Like, really? I think everybody feels this way, especially since Thanksgiving was last week. These next few days are going to be extremely chaotic for everybody, so it’s important to get a little last-minute fun in before studying consumes every waking moment of your day. My […]

Heartwarming Videos To Brighten Your Day

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, everybody has giving back on their mind (at least hopefully)! I find it important to be thankful for our friends and family but viewing this holiday from a different view, I see that some people can be thankful for different things than I would initially think of. For some […]

My Surprisingly Successful Attempts at Cooking

I’m not sure where you are as you are reading this but if you happen to live in Michigan, you’re well aware that we got our first official snowfall today. I have very mixed feelings on this…I’m excited winter is approaching because that means we’re closer to Christmas break, but at the same time, I could […]

Some Great New Inventions!

You know those afternoons when you just simply don’t feel like doing anything productive? Well I had one of those today and stumbled upon a website that introduces a bunch of innovative ideas that I’ve never really seen before. After looking through the list and their corresponding pictures, I struggled to understand why these have […]