Greek Week Unites Greek Community

by Josephine von Dohlen In 1951, Hillsdale’s Interfraternity Council gathered fraternity men for a week of events in which they competed in group activities such as a jug hunt in the Arboretum and a tug-of-war in the swamp. They called the event Greek Week. At the time, the week was for fraternity pledges leading up […]

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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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The Underappreciated Writer’s Fanclub, a.k.a. Chesterton Society

Walk through the dining hall during Saturday morning brunch, and amid the clanking of silverware on plates, chatter and laughter, you’ll find a crowded table of students reading and discussing the writings of G.K. Chesterton—an “underappreciated” writer, according to the club’s president.

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Surviving (and Thriving!) during Michigan Winters

It can be difficult to adjust to Hillsdale winters, but you can learn to be snug and cozy like a true Michigander. Veterans of Michigan winters weigh in with their favorite tips and tricks.

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It’s the People—and Their Pets: Meet the Furry Fellows of Hillsdale

If you are looking to brighten your day, simply keep an eye out for your fellow Hillsdalians and their furry friends.

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Thankful for Hillsdale Listicle

We’re grateful for the education and community our College provide, but here are a few specific, quirky reasons we love the Dale.

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Taking Chances to Change: A Reflection on My Time at Hillsdale

Opportunity may not be a lengthy visitor, but it certainly is a frequent one. It took me a year at college to realize this truth.

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“Rush Mock Trial!”

If you’re looking to prep for law school or for a family atmosphere; if you’ve been competing in mock trial for years or have never heard of it; if you’re up for a challenge or simply looking for some fun: Mock Trial is for you.

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Hillsdale Sororities: Striving toward Excellence

The Greek system at Hillsdale is unique. And for all of the same reasons we chose Hillsdale, we choose Greek life to connect us in working toward something far greater than ourselves—as a group of competent, successful women.

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