Gash Gold Vermillion: Poetry Recitations and Art

Memorizing poetry is mildly terrifying, but it’s one of my favorite takeaways from Great Books. Any bit of memorized poetry is something you can carry with you throughout the day. It’s a sharp bit of beauty or truth that appears in your head when you least expect it: during art class, even…

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Chemistry at Hillsdale: It’s not Just Washing Glassware

Alumna Madison Pletan didn’t come to Hillsdale for the science. She came to Hillsdale because of its foundational and lasting values and hands-on learning experiences. The now grad student, studying cell biology, hopes for a future in academia, thanks to the impact her Hillsdale professors left.

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Keeping the Study of Latin Alive in the Hillsdale Community

The vitality of Hillsdale’s Latin Teaching Program hints that Latin, the “dead language,” is very much alive.

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Greek life: An Ancient Alternative

Have you ever considered Greek life? No, I don’t mean a sorority. Community at Hillsdale is present in the classroom and a good community of students can make a hard class the best class.

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10 Tips for Surviving Finals Week

Dreading your finals? Check out these 10 tips to conquer the stress and intensity of finals week.

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How to be the “James Bond” on Hillsdale’s Study Scene

Are you allergic to people? Burnt out on social life? Absolutely overloaded with schoolwork and in desperate need of some solitude to tackle your to-do list? Read on to learn about Mission: Avoid People, the operation dedicated to the most secluded study spots on campus.

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Class Goal: Defend Yourself

Hillsdale’s women’s self-defense class empowers women to defend and respect themselves.

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First Registration

While enjoying the excitement of a new semester, it’s easy to dismiss the chaotic ten minutes that brought you to your carefully selected Great Books class. Panicked times of class registration will forever be some of my most amusing and beloved college memories.

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This is going to be the perfect weekend.

What is the Platonic Form of a weekend? Does such a form even exist? Read one Hillsdale student’s attempt to live out the ideal weekend and her reflections on professorial advice.

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Biology in Action: The G. H. Gordon Biological Center

Prospective science majors: if you’re interested in performing and publishing undergraduate biological research while enjoying a fun summer program, Hillsdale’s BioStation might be right up your alley.

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Let It Go: How an Art Elective Taught a Senior to See the World Differently

I’m an English major who decided on a whim to take a drawing elective my senior year. I expected to learn how to draw. I didn’t expect to change my whole perspective on life.

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Dear Freshman Me: Find These Academic Gems

Dear Freshman Me, there are more than just core and major classes in college. Have some fun, and find these lessons outside a classroom—from racquetball to comparative political structures.

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