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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Classical Music Meets Chemistry: Micah Heinz

When Micah Heinz, ’18, wasn’t traveling the country or practicing his piano performance technique this summer, he was conducting chemistry research at Hillsdale College through the LAUREATES program, which offers to a select few rising seniors the chance to conduct scientific research on campus and present their findings at the Hillsdale Spring Research Symposium.

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People and Politics of Israel

When I found out I was selected to participate in the Passages January trip to Israel, I was stoked for different reasons. I was convinced that visiting the biblical places of the Holy Land I had heard and read about since childhood would be the highlight of my trip.

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Reflections on the Passages Israel Trip

Five students offer their thoughts and opinions on the Passages Israel trip, unanimously agreeing they would love to return.

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More than History: A Student’s Experience of “The Roots and History of American Liberty” High-School Study Trip

Hearing sophomore Chloe Kookogey talk about her experience on The Roots and History of American Liberty high-school study trip made me wish I would have gone on one of the trips myself.

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