A Mock Rock to Rock Your Socks

Every year during homecoming, students participate in Hillsdale’s popular Mock Rock dance competitions. Dorms, fraternities and sororities, and off-campus houses band together to have some fun and show off their dance skills.

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From Navy Chief to Associate Dean: A Conversation with Chief Rogers

I had the opportunity to sit down with the Associate Dean of Men, Jeffery “Chief” Rogers. Chief is a personal friend and mentor of mine, and he has been working with the students of Hillsdale College since 2011.

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A Shady Thesis: Rachelle Ferguson Explores Virgil’s Eclogues

Written by Katie Kortepeter A classics and English double-major, Rachelle Ferguson, ’17, is already a published playwright. Next January, her classics side will take the stage as she presents a paper on Virgil’s Eclogues at a Society for Classical Studies conference. Rachelle spent a semester working on her paper, which started out as an assignment […]

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Learning German with Dr. Naumann

Learning to talk is hard. It takes a long time, it’s frustrating, and it requires extreme patience from the teacher. Most people learn to speak from their parents and a sibling or two. When learning a second language—especially from word number one—the process is a whole lot more frustrating and requires infinitely more conscious effort than learning a mother tongue at two years old. It also requires infinitely more patience from the teacher.

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Why I Chose Hillsdale: Katie Kortepeter

I love my grandpa. When I was a freshman in high school, he was already scheming to get me into an Ivy League school. “Brown or Harvard would be great,” I remember him saying. “Or you could go to Canada! The healthcare there is terrific.” One day, when I was fifteen, he made me sit on his lap and firmly explained why the one school I must never, ever apply to was Hillsdale College.

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Internship Spotlight: Hana Bernhardson, ’17

Hana Bernhardson, ’17, is currently pursuing a major in exercise science and art. This summer, she interned with the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the American Heart Association.

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The Dynamic Balance Between Music and Liberal Arts

Dr. Derek Stauff, the newest musicologist in the Hillsdale music department, brings with him a plethora of knowledge in music history—specifically 17th century German music—and an energy to equal that of the current music professors.

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Smitten with the Mitten: 10 Places to Visit in Michigan

I’ve spent a great deal of my life preaching the Pure Michigan campaign to out-of-staters. Through this feat, I’ve found that the best way, and truly the only way, for me to convince a non-Michigander that this oddly-shaped state is a hidden gem would be to encourage him or her to venture through it on their own.

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A “Lighthouse” to People Affected By Mental Health Issues

Lighthouse, a club dedicated to shedding light on mental health issues, has worked hard to increase its impact on campus over this past semester.

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Why I Chose Hillsdale: Emma McCormick

I visited Hillsdale College this February during Scholars Weekend. At that time, I wasn’t sure if I wanted to come to Hillsdale, because of its small size and what I assumed was a lack of diversity. My visit is the reason I chose Hillsdale in the end.

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Deutsch Ist Wunderbar: 10 Reasons You Should Study German at Hillsdale College

It’s the language of Schiller and Kant, Merkel and Schwarzenegger. Millions speak it, and millions study it. So if you’re considering studying a foreign language at Hillsdale, you should look at German, and here’s ten reasons why.

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Where We Start

Catherine Coffey’s singing career began with a ukulele. At the age of seventeen, she landed a professional acting job, received her first paycheck, and purchased a ukulele.

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