Authors and Students Converge at Hillsdale’s Visiting Writers Program

Pulitzer Prize finalists. A professor at Yale. A winner of the John MacArthur genius grant. Prolific writers of award-winning works. In the past two years, the Visiting Writers Program has brought writers fitting all these criteria to campus.

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The Misconception of the English Major

Blurb: Provost David Whalen and graduates Mark Naida and Chandler Ryd reflect on the benefits of majoring in English at Hillsdale College.

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A Day in the Life: Journalism at Hillsdale College

Written by Jacquelyn Eubanks Regan Meyer, ’21, came to Hillsdale College specifically for the Dow Journalism Program—a bold move, considering she had no prior news writing experience. “I’d never actually written a news story before this. The first time I walked into The Collegian office was a gamble. I put all my eggs in one […]

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An Afternoon of Time-Travel

Renaissance means “rebirth” and refers to an era that marked a period of rediscovery of the classics. Renaissance Fridays are an opportunity to dive into the ancient world and learn things you never knew about Greece, Rome, and the Hellespont—all while drinking espresso with a splash of gelato.

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From Biology to Brewing: Life is a Rough Rough Draft

When Carly Hubbard graduated from Hillsdale College in 2016, she advanced her biology background by pursuing her truest passion—specialty coffee and craft brews—and opened Rough Draft.

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One Last Lecture with the Blackstocks: Reflections for Living Your Best Life

In commemoration of their forty years as professors here at Hillsdale College, the Blackstocks offer some final thoughts for students before their retirement.

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A Broader Intellectual Community

The University of Notre Dame’s fall conference provides a setting for Hillsdale students to engage in dialogue with other scholars.

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The Story Behind Heirloom Solutions

Hillsdale College alumna, Stephanie Benson, shares the story behind her small business.

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When the Student Becomes the Teacher

Hillsdale alumni who now teach at the college reflect on their time as undergrads, their teaching experience, and how, despite changes over the years, the best things have remained.

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Redefining the Major

Michael Lucchese, ’18, responds to criticisms of the American Studies major with a meditation on how the freedom to determine your education goes hand in hand with the responsibility of living in a free society.

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Logic and Rhetoric: An Intellectual Self-Defense

Understanding logic and rhetoric enables us with a willingness to see things differently, but not defenselessly. In recognition of the cultural de-emphasization of what promotes strong civic discourse, Hillsdale College introduced Logic and Rhetoric to its core curriculum.

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Friendship Bookends

Making friends at Hillsdale is not as daunting as it may seem, according to the bookends of the student body. Freshmen and seniors bring different perspectives on friendships in college.

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