City on a Hill, Part 2

For professor of economics Ivan Pongracic, coming to America was a childhood dream come true. Having grown up in a communist country, he revels in teaching the American system and principles that were a beacon of hope to him as a child.

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All Will Be Received: Off-Campus Life at Hillsdale

“There is someone right here who knows you more than you do, who is making room on the couch, who is fixing a meal, who is putting on your favorite record, who is listening intently to what you have to say, who is standing there with you… This is where you belong.” —Sufjan Stevens, Michigan

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City on a Hill, Part 1

Associate professor of politics Khalil Habib watched Clint Eastwood movies as a child living in Bahrain, and his attitude immigrating at the age of nine was one of gratitude. Dr. Habib chose to study politics so he could take his experience as an immigrant and teach what America stands for.

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Beautiful Connections

Many students at Hillsdale are interested in both science and music. This overlap may seem surprising but is made easier in an environment that encourages excellence in all skills, not just those in your major.

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Student-Employment Know How

Anxious to start working to offset the cost of tuition? Many students prefer to have an on-campus job or two. These are some of the most popular.

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Student Honoraries and Dedication to a Craft

Hillsdale is home to more than twenty-eight honoraries. From music or literature to marketing or physics, these groups help students spur one another on in the pursuit of their passions.

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As the Leaves Change, So Do We: Autumn Reflections and Thanksgivings in Hillsdale

It is November of my senior year. The decadence is stripped from the trees, and the stark branches invite me to reflect on the preciousness of my time here; they beckon Thanksgiving.

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Spiritual Health: Q&A with College Chaplain Adam Rick and Director of Health Services Brock Lutz

At Hillsdale College we learn liberally, and while we study theology and physical health, the two subjects harmonize outside of class. I interviewed the College Chaplain and Director of Health Services to discuss spiritual health, its importance, and its emphasis in our campus culture.

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Jewish Students Gather to Celebrate the High Holidays

While being a religious minority presents challenges, both logistical and spiritual, it provides unique opportunities for members of The Hillsdale Chavurah.

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Pursuing Pulsars: Physics at a Liberal Arts College

Hillsdale’s physics students are getting the research experience needed to pursue graduate studies in physics as well as computer science, mechanical and electrical engineering.

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Dinnertime Discussion with the Arnns: The Good

At a dinner exclusive to second-semester seniors, students have one last opportunity before graduation to answer a uniquely Hillsdalian question: what is the good?

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Creators of Culture: The Impact of the Visiting Writers Program

This program looks to invite writers who are in a conscious dialogue with the tradition we study on campus and is an opportunity for students to meet some of the great writers of our time. It has altered the way I look at my own writing.

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