Oh what a Lovely Day! Adventures in a Chrysler

When a semester starts to wind down, students from far away suddenly realize that they have to get home! There are few things that build stronger friendships between odd assortments of students than a good ole’ Hillsdale carpool. This is the tale of the Great Minnesota Caravan.

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Hillsdale’s Own Heorot

Hillsdale’s dining hall is a place where leisure, friendship, and thought come together to bring vitality to our community of learners—not unlike Hrothgar’s great hall in Beowulf.

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Showcase in a Showdown

Thirteen years after Centralhallapalooza’s debut, CHP Showdown is still an occasion near and dear to its sister event. Both activities create a buzz weeks in advance and both showcase a well rounded, talented student body.

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Who Runs the Burt House

On any given night you can expect the same thing: a group of guys sitting around the couches, one outstretched on a reclined chair, all smiles, and a nice little handwave when someone new walks in to join the gathering. Nights at the Burt House provide a good picture of off-campus community.

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(Unexpected) Major Opportunity

Senior philosophy major and recently awarded Fulbright scholar Colleen Prince didn’t arrive at Hillsdale considering her major, but leaves convinced that the discipline can prepare you for literally anything–even a scholarship to train in Ukrainian folk dance.

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Remi Brague: a Philosopher and Friend

To many, Remi Brague is a French historian and philosopher who studies Arab, Jewish, and Christian thought in the Middle Ages. To Hillsdale students, he is a friend.

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Pursuing the Beautiful: Nighttime at Dark Sky Park

Since seeking out the good is not an endeavor limited to the classroom, it can mean sunset-chasing or star-tipping.

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The Heart of the Matter: Claudia Louis, ’71

By Josephine Von Dohlen, ’19 When Claudia Louis, ’71, was 21, her 23-year-old sister passed away from a congenital heart defect. Not long after, Louis found out that she had a heart defect as well. After learning how to navigate her heart issues, she brought together her passion for heart health and her love of […]

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Finding His Voice: Tenor Nicholas Nestorak, ’11, finds success on the opera stage

Written by Monica Vanderweide, ’95 Nicholas Nestorak, ’11, grew up in Hillsdale and developed a love for the performing arts while attending free concerts by professional artists at Hillsdale College. Although he sang in his church’s choir, he saw himself as an instrumentalist more than a vocalist, also playing piano and cello. But college often […]

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Adam Carrington: Politics and Friendship are Not Incompatible

By Josephine Von Dohlen, ’19 Every Hillsdale student takes a Constitution 101 course in which they explore the historic document and its role within the United States—both at the time of the Founding and today. When Assistant Professor of Politics Adam Carrington teaches that class each semester, he begins the first day with a discussion […]

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Top 10 Hacks to Beat Procrastination

Somehow, you just can’t make yourself start that five-page essay or begin the assigned reading for the day. Sound familiar? Luckily for you, we’ve compiled a list of proven ways to crush that procrastination monster and boost your productivity, especially when you’re running low on motivation.

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Top 10 Student Study Playlists

You search, and search, and search some more. But you just can’t find the music you’re looking for. Never fear, the students of Hillsdale will not let you down.

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