Life After Hillsdale Explained: A Lecture Series with Practical Knowledge

About a dozen students sat at round tables and all mechanically took the yellow fluffed napkins out of the elegant stemmed glasses in front of them. Joanna Wiseley and her student workers at Career services led each table in the next set of proper formal dining conduct.

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Professor Lewis Butler

Professor Lewis Butler is in his second year as an adjunct professor in Hillsdale’s Economics department. A recent graduate of the college, Professor Butler returned to academia when he received a call from department head Dr. Gary Wolfram in the summer of 2012.

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Simpson Residents Hear from the President

Wednesday, March 19th marked the first time that Dr. Arnn, President of Hillsdale College, has spoken at Simpson Dormitory since the 2000-2001 school year. He was received with applause by a sizeable group of men that night, which was followed by something seldom heard of in any other higher learning institution: A leader taking time to counsel and encourage his students on what it means to be a man in the midst of a society that blurs the lines.

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Slavic Film Series

Professor of German Dr. Stephan Neumann and Theatre and Speech Professor Dr. James Brandon recently launched Hillsdale’s first Slavic film series.

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Professor Knecht’s New Art Exhibit

From taking my art classes, I knew the Hillsdale art department had loads of talent. I’ve learned a lot of techniques and styles from my professors, but I rarely think of them as artists outside of the classroom bubble. All that changed when I saw Professor Sam Knecht’s new exhibit, From the Studio and Beyond, in the Daughtrey Gallery on campus.

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Carly Hubbard

Carly Hubbard, currently finishing her junior year, transferred to Hillsdale from a large state school to study biology. She said there were several reasons that the choice to come to Hillsdale was right for her. Her elder sisters attended Hillsdale, and after a semester elsewhere, she realized that she wanted to be a part of the conversations that her sisters had experienced.

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Benjamin Holscher

Benjamin Holscher is a senior from Hobart, NY, studying history and business administration. Ben is the founder and director of the non-profit organization A Few Good Men, the president of the Hillsdale chapter of the Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Honor Society, an RA at Koon Dorm, a volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters, a leader for the Intervarsity Hillsdale Christian Fellowship, and a student driver for speakers who come to Hillsdale’s campus.

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Making a Dent in the List

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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The 14th Annual Edward Everett Oratory Competition

In early February, 16 students wrote, memorized, and delivered speeches in hopes of making it to the final competition and winning the grand prize of $3000. The finals were held Tuesday, March 4th. Senior Melika Willoughby won the competition, followed by Shaun Lichti in second and Keyona Shabazz in third. The competition is named after Edward Everett, a great American statesman and orator, who delivered an oration in dedication at the Gettysburg National Cemetery.

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GLIAC Indoor Track and Field Championship

At the GLIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships on March 1st and 2nd (hosted in our very own Margot V. Bierman Center), the Charger distance and middle-distance runners showed great dominance among some of the top athletes in the country. All four titles won over the course of the two day meet were in the range of 800 to 5000 meters, and each was in dramatic fashion.

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Aaron Schepps

Aaron Schepps, a senior from Chandler, Arizona, is an outstanding example of the type of well-balanced, active, and successful student that emerges from the Hillsdale College English department.

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Friday Night Poetry Readings at Donnybrook

The room is brightly, but softly lit and the grungy couches sag and wrinkle under the familiar weight of kind friends and companions, who gather at the Donnybrook every Friday night.

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