An Acquaintance with Buildings

Just as classes begin with definitions and names of key terms, I like to begin my acquaintance with buildings by learning the significance of their names. Buildings named after persons who contributed to the legacy of Hillsdale provide an interesting peephole into the story of the College.

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What It Means to Be a Hillsdale Senior

Some of this year’s most impactful seniors on campus share their wisdom on college life gained from their four years at Hillsdale.

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Jazz: America’s Classical Music

Hillsdale Jazz founder and director Chris McCourry brings an essential piece of American culture to full swing at Hillsdale College.

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Dorm Life as A Reflection of Liberty

In a day and age when co-ed housing is in vogue for most colleges and universities in America, Hillsdale’s on-campus housing upholds a different tradition.

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A Brief History of Hillsdale, Part 1: The Nineteenth Century

From its roots in the abolitionist movement to its involvement in the Civil War, here is a glimpse into the fascinating history of Hillsdale College throughout the mid-nineteenth century.

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Motivation for Graduation

The great composer Leonard Bernstein once said, “To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan, and not quite enough time.” At Hillsdale, you might have a physics exam, an American Heritage paper, and a Latin quiz all on the same day. There are simply not enough waking hours to dedicate all of our […]

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Coming Full Circle: Hillsdale Athletes Brent and Lindsay Ogle and Blazer Manufacturing

Written by Monica Vanderweide Twenty years after they entered Hillsdale as freshmen, 2002 alumni Brent and Lindsay Berlin Ogle of Columbus, Nebraska, find that they appreciate Hillsdale College even more with each passing year. As business owners, they recognize how their Hillsdale education and time as student-athletes laid the foundation for the entrepreneurial leap they […]

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Making Home at Hillsdale

Intentionality lives at the heart of the yet-unnamed New Dorm, which opened last fall as an upperclassman women’s dorm on the east side of campus. From the building layout, to the furniture and decor, to the young women who live inside, each detail exists to help make Hillsdale a home of its own. “We were […]

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Top of the Morning Show Michael Kreuz Wins Newscast Emmy

“What’s a Latin major doing out here with a camera?” a firefighter asked Michael Kreuz, ’14, who was out working as a street photography journalist recently. The two had started talking about their backgrounds when Kreuz, who double majored in English and Latin, shared that his story is unlike most in the media industry.

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The Underappreciated Writer’s Fanclub, a.k.a. Chesterton Society

Walk through the dining hall during Saturday morning brunch, and amid the clanking of silverware on plates, chatter and laughter, you’ll find a crowded table of students reading and discussing the writings of G.K. Chesterton—an “underappreciated” writer, according to the club’s president.

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Buy a Sticker, Save a Lake: Austin Holsinger and Great Lakes Proud

Through his company, Great Lakes Proud (GLP), Austin Holsinger, ’10, is fulfilling a dream to celebrate and promote the Great Lakes while giving back to organizations that protect and preserve this national treasure.

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“Stryking” the Right Match: John Lauria Places Graduates at Stryker

With the help of John Lauria, ’95, 27 Hillsdale graduates have been hired by Stryker, a Fortune 500 company specializing in medical technologies. “Hillsdale grads take care of Hillsdale grads,” Lauria says.

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