Choose Hillsdale for the Challenge

I believe in investment. I believe that if you give your heart to something, it will pay you back in big ways. Hillsdale’s culture seems to embody this idea.

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Rejoicing in Different Challenges

Hillsdale is hard, there’s no doubt about it. Sometimes all I want to do after finishing classes is lie down on my bed and scroll through social media, but tennis doesn’t leave me with that option.

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A Friendly Place

Hillsdale has always been a friendly place for incoming freshmen, but it can be difficult to adjust to life without your family in a community of people you don’t know. Luckily for me, my basketball teammates played a huge part in my integration into the college life.

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Long Runs and Long Nights: A Portrait of the Cross-Country Team

On any given evening, it is impossible to venture into the library without encountering the men and women of the cross country team dutifully at work, even as their legs protest all the miles they have braved that day in pursuit of athletic excellence.

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A Higher Pursuit

The rigors of track come with their necessary limitations, but Kathryn Bassette lives by the words, “Whatever you do, don’t do it halfway.”

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Intramural Football: Bringing Back the Glory Days

Nowhere does tradition run as deep as it does in the Hillsdale College IM Football League. (It’s hyperbole, people. The Western tradition obviously runs deeper.) On weeknights in the fall, students from all over campus meet under the lights on the football field to compete.

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Nobody Stands Alone

For the volleyball players, academics come first, while volleyball is a close second.

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A Tight-Knit Team Both On and Off the Playing Field

Between being a member of the Hillsdale College women’s volleyball team, volunteering at a local women’s shelter, teaching Sunday school, and pursuing a bio-chem major and biology minor, junior Kyra Rodi doesn’t have a lot of time for Netflix. But when I asked about her experience as a student athlete, a huge smile spread across her face.

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2016 Charger Hall of Fame: Andrew Kincannon

One of the most gifted and versatile athletes of the 1950s, Kincannon made his mark across many sports for the Dales during his career in the 1950s.

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Strength Rejoices in the Challenge

“Virtus tentamine gaudet,” translates “strength rejoices in the challenge.” This truth, the motto of Hillsdale College, means that to be strong in virtue, we must welcome a challenge. These challenges shape who we are as we encounter them every day, both on the practice field and in the classroom.

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Taking a “Chance” on Hillsdale

Upon transferring from Western Michigan University to Hillsdale College this year, Chance Stewart may have lost his brand new car, but he gained the close-knit academic and football atmosphere that’s right for him.

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Joe Torres – Michigan Open 2015

Today, sophomore Finance major Joe Torres will be playing in the third round Michigan’s oldest and most prestigious professional golf tournament, the Michigan Open.

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