2015 NCAA Division II Indoor Track & Field: National Championships

Here are some highlights from NCAA Division II Track and Field championships.

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Living, Working, and Learning in the Nation’s Capital

Spotlight on Emily Depangher, ’17 Written by Chandler Lasch Emily Depangher is in a unique situation. She completed one semester with the Washington-Hillsdale Internship Program (WHIP) and is already itching to return to D.C.—with plans to stay a little longer this time. She’ll return this fall to take two more classes at Hillsdale’s Kirby Center and plans to […]

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Top Ten Hillsdale Events from February

Here are some of the awesome events that happened last month!

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March for Life

Around 50 Hillsdale students, bags and pillows in hand, were prepared to make the 10 hour bus ride to the March for Life, an annual event in Washington D.C. where members of the pro-life movement gather to protest the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion.

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Edward Everett Oratory Competition: Christopher Landers

We had the chance to catch up with Christopher Landers, the runner-up in the Edward Everett Oratory Competition. We asked him about his speech preparation methods, memorization strategy, activities on campus, and post-graduation plans.

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Mathematics & Poetry

In his Math 403: Real Analysis course this semester, Dr. Gaebler offered an extra credit opportunity. Write a poem – a haiku, a limerick, or a sonnet – that encompasses some aspect of what we have learned so far this semester. Thus, I present to you “Sonnet √2,” a proof of the irrationality of the square root of two, written in true Shakespearean style.

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The History of π

Each year on March 14, people around the world celebrate a number. That’s strange! But March 14, when written as 3/14, gives the first few digits of the famous mathematical constant π, which is approximately equal to 3.14159265358979…. What is π and why is it so special that we honor it every March 14? To understand some reasons, let’s start at the beginning, or as close to the beginning as we can find, for the history of π spans nearly 4000 years and it “has been known for so long that [its origin] is quite untraceable” (MacTutor, A history of Pi).

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Maran McLeod: CCA Formation and Friendship

For Maran McLeod, her job is all about people. As the lead CCA student assistant, Maran has had the opportunity to meet and talk with many important CCA guests, including donors, friends of the college, and even actresses.

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Living & Working in Chicago | Shelby Kittleson ’13

2013 graduate Shelby Kittleson moved to Chicago shortly after her graduation in May. Since then, she’s been thriving in her new environment and wanted to share her great story. We decided to ask her a few questions that might help you, our soon-to-be graduates, figure out what you want to do and maybe quell some of your fears about moving to […]

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From Mindless Parroting to Deep, Independent Thinking

By my freshman year of high school, I had decided that I would attend Hillsdale College. When people asked me why Hillsdale and not any other school, I answered “’Cause I want to learn how to think, not what to think!”

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Edward Everett Oratory Competition: Dylan Hoover

We talked to Dylan after he won the competition about his speech-writing techniques and involvement with the Speech Team as well as Mock Trial. We thought his speech-writing traditions were pretty unique.

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Mary Randall Preschool: Laughter and Learning

How often do college students get to build castles with wooden blocks or make snowmen out of shaving cream? I can happily say that I have recently done both. At Mary Randall Preschool, these and other similarly delightful activities are everyday occurrences. Play is the order of the day, and the children enthusiastically welcome college volunteers to join in their fun.

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