Blue Christmas: Pain has a Place

Written by Victoria Nuñez “For all that we carry in our hearts, sorrow we fear may never end, and wounds we cannot even put into words.” – from the brochure for the Blue Christmas Service. As people arrange themselves sparsely across the pews inside the quiet, warmly lit church, Father Adam Rick and Brock Lutz, […]

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Reaching Beyond the Major

What happens when we don’t end up using our majors? This question can terrify a college student. If we had the power to perfectly plan our futures, we would work it out to where all the blood, sweat, and tears we invest in our majors would translate directly to our careers. Unfortunately, thanks to changing interests or shifting priorities, it usually doesn’t end up this way. However, even if our majors don’t always line up perfectly with our careers, they still lay important groundwork for our futures.

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Beyond the Tea

Written by Victoria Nuñez “Please take a teacup from the shelf behind you,” says a handwritten sign positioned near the teapots on a table full of angel cake, cookies, bundt cake, and pies. The lively chatter of students who just got out of class and are ready for the weekend fills the house as well […]

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What It Means to Be a Hillsdale Senior

Some of this year’s most impactful seniors on campus share their wisdom on college life gained from their four years at Hillsdale.

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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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Authors and Students Converge at Hillsdale’s Visiting Writers Program

Pulitzer Prize finalists. A professor at Yale. A winner of the John MacArthur genius grant. Prolific writers of award-winning works. In the past two years, the Visiting Writers Program has brought writers fitting all these criteria to campus.

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The Misconception of the English Major

Provost David Whalen and graduates Mark Naida and Chandler Ryd reflect on the benefits of majoring in English at Hillsdale College.

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How Google Landed Me a Summer in England

As a college student, it’s easy to resent the question, “What are you doing this summer?” A simple Google search turned that resentment into excitement for me as it opened up an international opportunity I never would have dreamed was possible.

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Mapping the Music of the Mind

After a ten-year research investigation, Dr. Melissa Knecht has published a book of musical exercises that aim to improve music cognition and help advancing string musicians develop their musical mental maps.

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On Speaking A Foreign Language: A French, a German, and a Spanish Major Share Their Thoughts

The presidents of the French, German, and Spanish honoraries share stories about speaking their languages abroad, their respective departments, their favorite classes, and what you can do with a foreign language major.

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Praxis: Economics that Fosters Dialogue

Praxis welcomes everyone to its events with the goal of expanding dialogue on campus. By hosting guest speakers, we become familiar with ideas that may be new, challenging, or different, or that just don’t fit into a normal course.

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Spotlight on Dr. Michael Clark

Dr. Michael Clark, an associate professor in economics, has inspired countless students to pursue economics at a graduate level after Hillsdale.

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