Two weeks ago, I went to Chicago with a couple of my friends. I have not been to Chicago before, so I did not know what to expect. I have visited cities like Los Angeles, Denver, New York, San Francisco, Boston and Minneapolis, so I was preparing myself for a “typical” American city. I was totally wrong. […]

The Pictures Talk For A Change

Hello, readers! Hope your weekend was awesome! I decided to switch it up a little and let the pictures of my Saturday in Chicago speak for themselves. Just to give you some background, every year the Student Activities Committee (SAC) puts on a Chicago trip in the fall and spring where you take a bus […]

Easter in Chicago

This year I spent Easter weekend a bit differently. I am from Pennsylvania so I wasn’t able to spend the holiday at home for the first time ever. Instead, I took the train on Good Friday and met my sister in Chicago where she goes to college. We did all of the touristy things: saw […]

Mid-Winter Break Excursions

This week sure flew by! I’ve spent more time in Chicago this week than Michigan, mainly because it was our mid-winter break. Instead of sitting around Holland while all of my friends went home, I decided to make my own plans with friends and family. This was probably one of the most jam-packed weekends I’ve […]

Chicago Day Trip!!!

I haven’t written you all a blog in quite a while now that fellow blogger, Marvin, and I have been doing some video blogs about campus buildings! If you haven’t seen them, you should check them out! Anyways, last weekend I had quite an adventure that I thought I would share with everyone. My housemates […]

Hope College’s Annual Chicago Trip!

Hey Folks! As I promised, here is another post, and it’s a happier one too! Last weekend, I had the privilege with 2 other SAC (Student Activities Committee) members to plan the annual Chicago trip. This trip had so much planning behind it, and I didn’t realize this until I jumped in the bandwagon. But, […]

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 […]