Fraternity Recruitment in Full Swing

It’s the time of the semester when the fraternities at Hillsdale College are working at full grind attempting to recruit new members.

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The Economics of Tuition: Why Hillsdale Makes the Cut

Over the last thirty years, tuition prices for higher education in the United States have drastically increased. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, the average annual cost of going to an accredited four-year institution has risen from just over $8,700 in 1980 to well over $21,000 in 2010 after inflation. This 247% increase in tuition represents an unprecedented growth in costs paralleled by few other sectors of the economy. What is the cause of this massive price inflation, and what is the cost to students?

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Josiah Kollmeyer

Josiah started seriously considering Hillsdale after going on Dr. Whalen’s trip to England, “heaven on earth.” Seeing the level of learning expected from the students and being given the opportunity to wrestle with great questions convinced him that he needed to attend Hillsdale College. “As far as high school educations go, I got a decent one, but before that trip I had never tried to interact with great ideas like we do here—those sorts of questions I later learned are amazingly asked here all the time.”

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A Few Good Men: See the Need, Meet the Need

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” Edmund Burke’s quote inspired the name of A Few Good Men, a student-created, community-focused volunteer program on campus.

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Megan Fogt

Hillsdale Charger basketball player Megan Fogt was just named as a Second Team Academic All-American, becoming the first woman in the history of the program to receive such an award. She is making big plays on and off the court, and her humility through it all is a true testament of her journey to the top.

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Physics and the Liberal Arts

For his humble and soft-spoken nature, Viktor Rozsa, a senior Physics and Mathematics double major, has surprising achievements and facts about his life: he was born in Switzerland, speaks fluent Hungarian, plays a cello like a virtuoso, and he embarked on his college career shortly after turning seventeen.

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How West Coast Freshmen Cope with the Cold

Love it or hate it, the winter is an undeniable part of the Hillsdale experience—one for which every student has to brace himself, whether from the West Coast or not. When asked how well they prepared, many of the freshmen I consulted were keen on giving little pieces of advice that they wish someone had given them.

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Book Signing Displays Professors’ Work

On February 18, the college held a book signing for several of our professors who have recently published books. This event enabled students to see what their professors are working on to benefit the academic community outside the classroom.

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Meet New People

This article is part of a semester-long series following Aubrey Neal’s experiences in the Washington-Hillsdale Internship Program (WHIP). WHIP provides Hillsdale College students the opportunity to participate in semester-long internships in D.C. while taking classes at Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center.

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Chi Omega Loves the Community

Only two weeks into the semester, the Rho Gamma chapter of the Chi Omega sorority at Hillsdale College planned two philanthropic events, hosting their annual Pancake Breakfast for the Make-A-Wish Foundation and a blood drive for American Red Cross.

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Taking a New Route

This article is part of a semester-long series following Aubrey Neal’s experiences in the Washington-Hillsdale Internship Program (WHIP). WHIP provides Hillsdale College students the opportunity to participate in semester-long internships in D.C. while taking classes at Hillsdale College’s Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center.

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Hillsdale Interfraternity Council

While each of Hillsdale’s four fraternities maintain unique identities and goals, they remain equally committed to the promotion of Greek Life as a whole, as an engine to promote the ideals and principles espoused by the college. The Hillsdale chapter of the National Interfraternity Council (NIC) serves as the governing body that binds the four houses together in pursuit of this goal.

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