How To Pick A Major

A lot of folks come to Hillsdale with a plan, and that’s fantastic. But let’s face it—sometimes plans change. Nathanael Meadowcroft was planning to be a physics major and music minor. Now he’s majoring in math and minoring in journalism.

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To Parents, Teachers, Friends, and Donors – Thank You

College life the week before Thanksgiving Break would be like one really long run-on sentence of last-minute meetings and assignments if the Student Activities Board and 1844 Society didn’t conspire together to insert a dash of gratitude into our lives.

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Galloway’s “No Man Left Behind” Mentality

“We try to emphasize the ‘no man left behind’ mentality,” said Calvin, a resident assistant in Galloway Dormitory. “Everyone knows everyone, and everyone includes everyone. If I am leaving to go do something on campus, I will stop by other guys’ rooms to see if they want to come along.”

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Intramural Football: Bringing Back the Glory Days

Nowhere does tradition run as deep as it does in the Hillsdale College IM Football League. (It’s hyperbole, people. The Western tradition obviously runs deeper.) On weeknights in the fall, students from all over campus meet under the lights on the football field to compete.

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How Hillsdale Prepared Me for a Career in Medical Education without My Knowing It

During my four years at Hillsdale College, I studied political economics, psychology, and journalism. I never imagined I would spend my post-graduation days in medical labs across the country supporting educational courses for medical residents.

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Key Takeaways from the Living & Working Trips

Over fall break, Career Services took over 25 students to Chicago and Washington D.C. to live, work, and explore the cities.

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Discover Hillsdale in the Fall

It’s hard to stay inside as leaves whirl before the warm October wind. It’s like the blue skies are raining gold. The beautiful weather this autumn has made it the perfect opportunity to explore Hillsdale and the surrounding countryside.

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Day of Thanks

In this season of gratitude, we would like to take a moment to say ‘Thank you’ to our donors and supporters. Your generosity gives us the freedom to teach our students on campus and nationwide.

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What It Takes to Be a Hillsdale Residence Assistant

At Hillsdale, the resident assistant position is one many students would love to have but only a few get. Hannah Fleming is one of those few, an outstanding woman and the head RA of freshman girls’ Olds residence hall. She has a friend in everyone because of her ability to make people feel comfortable and valued.

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History Is Always Relevant

When Joshua came to Hillsdale, he knew he wanted to be a Latin major. The history major came later when professors in the history department, especially Dr. Matthew Gaetano, encouraged him to continue to take history classes.

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Fall Fun

Hillsdale’s campus is a great place to be in the fall. The high-arching oaks and maples explode in a kaleidoscope of red and orange and yellow. This warmth in color is accentuated by the fresh chill of the fall breeze, which blows up the hill and turns students to thoughts of cider and doughnuts. Here are some events that take advantage of all the fall fun to be had here on campus.

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Made Ready to Rise to the Stars

I am nothing more than an amateur astronomy enthusiast. I have never studied physics, aside from Science 101, and I could not explain the mechanics behind most of the things in the sky that I find so breathtaking. My eleventh-hour entry into the world of science, however, has made me realize that it was a long process that got me to this place.

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