Hannah Van Essen

Hannah Van Essen, junior, loves reading and writing. She is particularly excited to further her own creative writing skills this year. Hannah’s favorite piece of literature is the novel Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. She is currently the Assistant Director of OLu’s King Author and anticipating a fantastic premiere. 

 

More of Hannah Van Essen’s Work:

  • Get Organized! - I really couldn’t tell you how many times I’ve forgotten a textbook, lost an assignment, or totally misunderstood a teacher. In my three years of high school, though, I’ve managed …
  • Picture Perfect - Picture perfect, that’s what they say But upon reflection, nothing ever seems the same.  A smile here, some windswept hair, Yet the moment isn’t really there.  I don’t know why …
  • Bal des Ardents - By Hannah Van Essen Vibrancy was the word of the night: vibrant colors, vibrant music, vibrant women. The Hotel Saint-Pol was a place where reality became smudged, blurring the line …
  • Tattoos: What’s the Big Deal? - Every parent dreads the day that their precious 18 year old walks through the door with a painfully obvious tattoo, but what deeper issues does this disdain present before us? …
  • The Asylum - The woman next to me flinched, trying to cover her mouth before she coughed, but before I could look up, the doctor had already grabbed her shirt and pulled her …
  • Breakfast Burrito Basics - Breakfast today is much more than a meal: it’s an experience. Finding that trendy hole-in-the-wall that also serves great food can become quite a task. In search of just that, …
  • Agent 355 - Benjamin had asked one thing of me: be invisible. I laughed when he said that because it was so seemingly hilarious, a woman be anything but invisible? But I guess …
  • An Extraordinary Life - Ralph G. Nichols said, “The most basic of all human needs is the need to understand and be understood. The best way to understand people is to listen to them.” …
  • Simple Summers - I miss the simplicity of summers long ago, the days when we would catch butterflies with our broken purple nets. The times we built little cities and made up stories …
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