Spreading Joy Through Education

Soon after graduating, Rachel Basinger began teaching at Providence Classical School. Her path to becoming a teacher, however, was not a conventional one.

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Getting to Know the Language, Culture, and People of Germany

This past summer, I tested my German comprehension on the study-abroad trip to Würzburg in south-central Germany.

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Why I Chose Hillsdale: Katarzyna Ignatik

Usually, when I bring up my interest in Anglo-Saxon poetry, people give me bewildered glances. But when I brought it up as a prospective student visiting Hillsdale, I got a different response.

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Theatre and the Liberal Arts

At Hillsdale, we believe that theatre artists are more than just actors, dancers, and technicians.

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Dos and Don’ts of Communication

Most people don’t realize that good public speaking skills are often derived from good daily communication, and vice versa.

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Getting Creative: Recipes You Can Make in Saga

Sometimes, cafeteria meals need to be spiced up. The recipe ideas below add some variety to the weekly menu.

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Walking With A Purpose

For Hannah Blazek, ’16, the emphasis placed on developing professional skills in pageantry helped transform a shy, six-foot redhead into a confident leader.

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Jonathan Church, ’17, On Competitive Speaking at Hillsdale

Senior Jonathan Church took third in the Edward Everett Oratory Competition his sophomore year, won it last year, and plans to compete again this semester.

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Art History & the Core

Sharing the best of the past with my students enables them to more deeply understand what it means to be human and it helps them to create their own future.

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Words That Matter

Public speaking is a central part of our lives, and learning effective rhetoric is an important part of Hillsdale’s education. Insights into the minds of historically great orators are valuable to current speech students.

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Olds Year Two: RA Edition

I spent my first year at Hillsdale living in Olds Dormitory and experienced connected community, loving friends, and vibrant social outlets there. I wanted to continue that experience and share it with the incoming freshmen.

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Philosophy, the University, and Hillsdale College

What is philosophy, and what role does it play in a college or university education?

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