The Most Wonderful Time at Hope College

Coming back to campus after Thanksgiving may not sound like any fun. However, there is nothing like Christmas music and festive decorations to make the last couple weeks of the semester that much better. Holland, Michigan, may be well known as a beach town, but there is something so enchanting about 8th Street covered in […]

57 Playlists: A Dissection of Music – Different Activities

Happy Sunday, Readers! How ya doing? Feeling the stress of finals already? I sure am… I’m five papers and one portfolio deep in words, words, words. So I’m about to give you some more words to read! Here’s my second post about music, except this time we’ll be dissecting the different types of music to […]

57 Playlists: A Musical Dissection – Times of Day

Hello Readers! Happy Wednesday from my (unproductive) study session! I think many people would agree with me when I say that I’m beginning to realize how much I actually have to do before finals week. So naturally I’m procrastinating even more until crunch time actually begins. And how do I procrastinate you may ask? Why, listen to […]

Review of “Modern Vampires of the City”!

Hi Everyone! For my post, I’m going to review a recently released album by one of my favorite bands, Vampire Weekend. Vampire Weekend formed in the mid-2000s when the four members met at Columbia University. Their earlier albums, Vampire Weekend and Contra, have a distinguishable up-beat, afro-pop sound coupled with witty, intelligent lyrics. They keep […]

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 […]

A Few of My Favorite Things: Hope Edition!

There are so many thing I love about Hope. Like, a ton of things. So I thought I would show you some of the ones I am enjoying at the moment! Hangout Place One of the best parts about being a returning student in a residence hall is that there is a pretty good chance […]