Black History Month event shines light on 19th-century Indiana icon

J. Michael Raley, Hanover College professor of history, will present his latest research on the prominent 19th-century African-American pastor Rev. Moses Broyles during a special Black History Month presentation of the annual Daryl R. Karns Lecture. Raley’s address, “’We Have a Right to Live in this Country’: Rev. Moses Broyles and the Struggle for Social

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During the 2010s, the small Southeast Asian nation of Myanmar (formerly Burma) was immersed in a complex political transition that had deep impact on all aspects of life. In that decade, the agrarian nation transitioned after five decades of military rule to a civilian-based, citizen-elected government. The change ushered in a new age of priorities

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What is better than watching “Napoleon Dynamite” on the big screen? Eating tater tots while watching the movie, then interacting live with beloved characters Napoleon, Pedro and Uncle Rico. Sweet! The Hanover College Enrichment Series will present “Napoleon Dynamite Live Comes to Indiana,” at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 3, in Collier Arena. The event will

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For eight days in April 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. sat in a jail cell in Birmingham, Ala. While incarcerated for his participation in nonviolent demonstrations against segregation, King penned one of the most famous documents in the history of the U.S. civil rights movement. “Letter from Birmingham Jail” was hand-written April 16, 1963, as

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By: President Lake Lambert This fall, I again returned to the classroom and faced a new group of first-year students eagerly beginning their studies. My feelings of excitement and anticipation were remarkably similar to those on my first day of college teaching more than 25 years ago. Since my arrival at Hanover, I have been

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Healthcare for student-athletes has vastly changed through recent decades. Long gone are the days of having assistant coaches tape ankles and treat injuries. Today’s sports medicine staffs must address a wide range of physical and mental issues. The COVID-19 pandemic certainly added further complexities. In response to the expanded role, needs and challenges facing athletic

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A robust Greek system has flourished on Hanover’s campus for almost 170 years. In recent years, the College’s Greek community has annually encompassed more than 50 percent of the student body after formal recruitment. Since 1853, Greek organizations have enhanced the Hanover experience through leadership, social, philanthropic and extracurricular opportunities. Through the past two years,

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The Hanover College Theatre Department’s upcoming production of the international hit “BLINDNESS” will mark a world’s first for this non-traditional theatrical experience. Hanover’s theatre will present this unique audio-visual event Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 17-19. “BLINDNESS” explores the changes to the world when a mysterious illness launches a pandemic that causes blindness and ensuing societal chaos. The

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The Hanover College Concert Choir will join with the Madison-Ohio Valley Community Chorus to present the local organization’s 49th-annual performance of holiday music. The combined choirs, featuring more than 60 singers, will perform selections from Handel’s oratorio “Messiah,” at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 20, in Fitzgibbon Recital Hall, Lynn Center for Fine Arts. The performance

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The Hanover College Modern Languages Department will host a screening of the German short film “Masel Tov Cocktail” at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 9. The screening will be followed by a special virtual conversation with award-winning director Arkadij Khaet, which begins at 8 p.m. The screening and discussion, open to the public, free of charge,

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