A Brief History of Hillsdale, Part 2: The Twentieth Century

From its founding principles of freedom and equality to its fight against governmental control, here is a glimpse into the fascinating history of Hillsdale College throughout the twentieth century.

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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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Will the Circle Be Unbroken

The orchestra, choir, and jazz bands are thrilling to listen to and help us unwind from the stress of daily work, but the friend down the hall with a guitar and some basic chords can also unite an entire evening.

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Writing for Fun

As we submerse ourselves in ancient literature or classical music, we tend to forget there are important ideas to be considered in the present. Enter a space for students to share their interests and ideas with the student body outside of class: The Forum.

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Caffeine for Days

Whether you are trying to get some aesthetic-filled homework in or catching up on last night’s latest gossip, Hillsdale has a coffee shop for you within a three-mile radius.

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A Timely Discovery: The Daniel M. Fisk Natural History Museum

Walking through the Daniel M. Fisk Museum of Natural History is as much a trip through history as through science.

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An Acquaintance with Buildings

Just as classes begin with definitions and names of key terms, I like to begin my acquaintance with buildings by learning the significance of their names. Buildings named after persons who contributed to the legacy of Hillsdale provide an interesting peephole into the story of the College.

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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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A Brief History of Hillsdale, Part 1: The Nineteenth Century

From its roots in the abolitionist movement to its involvement in the Civil War, here is a glimpse into the fascinating history of Hillsdale College throughout the mid-nineteenth century.

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Motivation for Graduation

The great composer Leonard Bernstein once said, “To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan, and not quite enough time.” At Hillsdale, you might have a physics exam, an American Heritage paper, and a Latin quiz all on the same day. There are simply not enough waking hours to dedicate all of our […]

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Coming Full Circle: Hillsdale Athletes Brent and Lindsay Ogle and Blazer Manufacturing

Written by Monica Vanderweide Twenty years after they entered Hillsdale as freshmen, 2002 alumni Brent and Lindsay Berlin Ogle of Columbus, Nebraska, find that they appreciate Hillsdale College even more with each passing year. As business owners, they recognize how their Hillsdale education and time as student-athletes laid the foundation for the entrepreneurial leap they […]

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