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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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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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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Heading East

We love our Western tradition here at Hillsdale, and for good reason. But to head East means discovering stories we’ve never heard, or discovering the roots of ones we think we know.

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Theatre Needs to Make Us Uncomfortable

At Hillsdale, “edgy” is a word rarely used to describe day-to-day campus life. In Markel Auditorium, however, edgy is a refreshing change of pace from the norm.

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We Look After One Another

My time in D.C. that summer gave me a chance to experience the Hillsdale bond away from campus. Drawn together by the rigorous academics and the mutual pursuit of truth, those in the Hillsdale community look after one another even outside of our college years.

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From Hillsdale to Oxford and Back Again

Going between Hillsdale and Oxford and experiencing the different teaching styles and focal points changed the way Madison understands the role and scope of undergraduate and graduate educations.

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Set for Summer

Every year, the Dow Journalism Program connects its students with summer internships. This year’s round-up of students include three rockstar women doing everything from gumshoe reporting to churning out editorials to longform magazine writing on the arts.

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