Presidential Inauguration!

Last week, I had the great honor of attending the inauguration of the twelfth president of Hope College, John Knapp. The service was held in Dimnent Chapel, and it was by far one of the coolest experiences I’ve had at Hope so far. All of the professors were there, along with representatives from colleges and […]

An Apple-Picking Adventure!

Hi all! Last weekend, I had the opportunity to reunite with some of my Assistant Director friends from Orientation (I talked about them here). On Friday night, I went to a bonfire hosted by two ADs, Jess and Alexis, who live off-campus. We roasted marshmallows while we listened to the iTunes Radio country station; Jess […]

My Summer + Orientation 2013!

Hello Everyone! Even though I already made my first post of the year, I wanted to talk a little bit about my summer! From early May to mid July, not much happened. I was at home in Iowa, where I watched sheep play behind my house and way too many shows on Netflix. But seriously, […]

My Weekend!

Hi everyone! I had a jam-packed amazing weekend that I have to tell you about! Friday 3pm-Went to a biology department sponsored lecture presented by a Hope grad about her PhD work in marine biology. It was so interesting! 5pm-Had a meeting at a local coffee shop, JP’s, with my Nykerk oration co-coach, the even […]

Lollapalooza/Last Post of the Year!!!

You guys, I am so excited to tell you about an event I’m going to this summer. You may have heard of it; it’s called… Yes, I’m going to Lollapalooza this summer! For those who don’t know, Lollapalooza is a three-day music festival in August held in Grant Park in Chicago, Illinois. This isn’t your […]