Rejoicing in the Challenge—Paige VanderWall, ’19

By Brad Monastiere ACL. Those three letters, when placed together, form an athlete’s worst nightmare. CHAMPIONSHIP. Those 12 letters, when placed together, form an athlete’s biggest dream. But the funny thing about dreams and nightmares, is that they are different versions of the same thing. Paige VanderWall experienced the extreme of both, in nearly the […]

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Charger Athletics

Spring sports are in full swing this month! Please support our athletes by coming to a home game or cheering them on at an away game in your area. Please view our composite calendar of athletic events. Some recent highlights: Senior Ally Eads Named All-American at Indoor Track and Field National Meet Liam Purslowe Named […]

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General Robert B. Neller to Give Commencement Address

Hillsdale College announces that General Robert B. Neller, commandant of the United States Marine Corps, will deliver the commencement address at the College’s 167th commencement ceremony on May 11, 2019. “General Neller has a long record of exemplary service to his country, and we look forward to welcoming him to campus for this special occasion,” […]

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Jazz: America’s Classical Music

Hillsdale Jazz founder and director Chris McCourry brings an essential piece of American culture to full swing at Hillsdale College.

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Dorm Life as A Reflection of Liberty

In a day and age when co-ed housing is in vogue for most colleges and universities in America, Hillsdale’s on-campus housing upholds a different tradition.

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A Brief History of Hillsdale, Part 1: The Nineteenth Century

From its roots in the abolitionist movement to its involvement in the Civil War, here is a glimpse into the fascinating history of Hillsdale College throughout the mid-nineteenth century.

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Motivation for Graduation

The more responsibilities we have, the crazier life can be, but this forces us to be more organized about our studies and our free time. Having a wide-open schedule doesn’t instruct us in the skills of efficiency and discipline.

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Coming Full Circle: Hillsdale Athletes Brent and Lindsay Ogle and Blazer Manufacturing

Twenty years after they entered Hillsdale as freshmen, 2002 alumni Brent and Lindsay Berlin Ogle of Columbus, Nebraska, find that they appreciate Hillsdale College even more with each passing year. As business owners, they recognize how their Hillsdale education and time as student-athletes laid the foundation for the entrepreneurial leap they took four years ago.

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Making Home at Hillsdale

Intentionality lives at the heart of the yet-unnamed New Dorm, which opened last fall as an upperclassman women’s dorm on the east side of campus. From the building layout, to the furniture and decor, to the young women who live inside, each detail exists to help make Hillsdale a home of its own. “We were paying attention to the aesthetic of the place, so that it feels like a home, and not an institution,” says Rebekah Dell, associate dean of women.

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Top of the Morning Show Michael Kreuz Wins Newscast Emmy

“What’s a Latin major doing out here with a camera?” a firefighter asked Michael Kreuz, ’14, who was out working as a street photography journalist recently. The two had started talking about their backgrounds when Kreuz, who double majored in English and Latin, shared that his story is unlike most in the media industry.

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The Underappreciated Writer’s Fanclub, a.k.a. Chesterton Society

Walk through the dining hall during Saturday morning brunch, and amid the clanking of silverware on plates, chatter and laughter, you’ll find a crowded table of students reading and discussing the writings of G.K. Chesterton—an “underappreciated” writer, according to the club’s president.

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Buy a Sticker, Save a Lake: Austin Holsinger and Great Lakes Proud

Through his company, Great Lakes Proud (GLP), Austin Holsinger, ’10, is fulfilling a dream to celebrate and promote the Great Lakes while giving back to organizations that protect and preserve this national treasure.

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