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Student Responses to Review Topic: What To Do For Fun
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  • Anonymous
  • Jul-08-2014 I am a current student here

    Vanderprov, the Hope College student improv comedy team, has performances every month. They are hilarious. Hope has all kinds of clubs and intramural sports (often, the two combine, as clubs sometimes have their own intramural teams). A few blocks from Hope is a small donut shop (Goodtime Donuts). Every night, the owner makes donuts fresh (and the shop stays open). Midnight donut runs are popular, and it is not uncommon to walk into the donut shop at 2 am on a weekend and find it so full of college students that there are no open seats.

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  • Biruk from Jackson, KY
  • Feb-13-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    There are different things to do like the doughnut run, the different festivals and most of all the games for all sport lovers. Hope is in Division III sports wise. They have a really good Football and Basket ball team.

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  • Breanna from Frankfort, IL
  • Jan-16-2014 I am a current student here

    Downtown Holland is right next to the college, and it is adorable. There are so many cute shops to go into. The Holland Peanut Store is the BEST place on earth and makes amazing taffy. Lemonjello's coffee shop is great too. In the warmer months, the beach is right by the college and is absolutely gorgeous. There are a lot of clubs to join on campus as well. And there's a laser tag arena, bowling alley, and extreme trampoline place nearby.

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  • Katie from Holland, MI
  • Jan-08-2014 I am a current student here

    Holland Michigan is honestly pretty boring. The beach is really great, but it only stays warm for about a month before it's too cold to go. The downtown can also be fun, but it's way to expensive for a college student. Other than that there is not much to do.

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  • Michelle from Naperville, IL
  • Jan-03-2014 I am a current student here

    Hope sponsors many activities on the weekends and Grand Rapids is only 30 minutes away. The beach is very close for nice weather and there are parties to go to as well.

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  • Diana from Holland, MI
  • Dec-27-2013 I am a current student here

    I'll just do a list! -Work out (we have a gym) -swim (we have a pool) -go sledding (during the winter of course) -long board (if you know how) -go to a concert (Hope has a series of concerts during the year..yes with famous people) -go see Nykerk (if you like pitch perfect, you will love this) -go see the Pull (sporty people) -basketball games, or just any sport event. -watch a movie with your buddies until really late, because no one will tell you to go to bed early. -go on a donut run (no running is actually done, and it's at midnight) -party (for all you party animals) go to a restaurant (Holland has a lot of those) -go to the lake (yes, Michigan...lakes...) -sail -go to the beach (lake=beach) this is a good idea in the summer and many more than I am too lazy to type in....

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  • Andy from Naperville, IL
  • Dec-26-2013 I am a current student here

    Midnight sledding at the Bowl, watching the sunset on the beach, attending Hope sporting events, Downtown Holland, Student Activities Committee events almost every week, Residence Hall events, typical college parties, Greek Life, ect.

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  • Sheri from Holland, MI
  • Dec-20-2013 I am a current student here

    Shop in downtown Holland, which is only one block from campus, apple picking in the fall, sledding in the winter, going to the beach in the summer.

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  • Katrina from Boca Raton, FL
  • Dec-18-2013 I am a current student here

    Oh my! There is a lot to do for fun! The Social Activities Committee puts on events every week (weekend movies, Thursday night coffeehouse with entertainment, etc) and different clubs on campus regularly hold events. There are always sporting events to go too! And not to mention there's always silly adventures to go on with friends! Or if you want to go downtown (which is just a couple blocks away) there are shops and restaurants. Don't forget the midnight doughnut runs to GoodTime Doughnuts! And if you want to go for a half hour drive and get fancied up, you can go to downtown Grand Rapids and have a day/night out!

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  • Student at Hope
  • Oct-17-2013 I am a current student here

    There are so many different organizations on campus. Being a student here, I want to do so many more, but because of classwork, I've barely enough time to. There are different fraternities and sororities that one can join, which have different events they do to support other organizations. There are the events of the Office of Multicultural Education which go on every month. Practically every department has something happening every single month. The activities fair at the beginning of the year shows just how much there is to do. There are also many off-campus non-for-profit organizations that one can volunteer to help. If you're bored here, its because you haven't looked hard enough for something to do, because there is almost always something to do.

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