Everything is Personal: Exploring the Orthodox Church through OCF

Whether it’s through professor mentorship or the carpools to church and back, OCF is a place where students’ beliefs have the ability to grow and flourish.

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Presidents’ Day Dinner

On Saturday February 17th, the Van Andel School of Statesmanship’s Graduate School Society (GSS) hosted their second annual Presidents’ Day Dinner.

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We Are Friends Because Of What We Share

Emma and I are stubborn. She’s a protestant Mainer studying biology, and I’m a Catholic Tennessean studying economics. Emma is extroverted but prefers to stay in; I’m introverted but need to go out. Through it all, we are best friends.

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Finding Home In The ICE House

As a freshman, you’re never fully confident in the choices that you make or the person you’re becoming. My actions lacked consistency and clarity my entire first semester at Hillsdale, and it was all I could do to keep my head above water while I balanced classes, tennis, and budding friendships.

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Remembering Where I Came From

The morning of homecoming, my older brother Daniel walks in the front door of my house with a giant grin on his face and says, “I forgot how cold it gets here. Do you have a hoodie I could wear?”

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Keeping the Sabbath

Even amid the busyness of school, Nicole Ault takes time to continue one of her family’s traditions: taking a Sabbath. This means that on Sundays Nicole chooses not to work on homework or other projects and instead rests and relaxes.

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Combatting Stress in the Newsroom

The staff of The Collegian have plenty of opportunities to let stress get the better of them. How do they avoid burnout in such a busy, fast-paced environment?

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Game On

Sitting around a table, playing a card game, a group of friends hurl accusations at one another, claiming someone is the culprit. Maybe this doesn’t sound very relaxing. But for some students, it is a favorite way to escape the relentless load of assignments that need to be finished.

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“Mauckoodfeldt” Means Family

It’s getting late on a weeknight. Commotion and laughter are coming from Mauck’s spacious lobby. If you investigate, you might find an intense game of Clue ensuing among friends. Why aren’t they stressing about midterms? The answer is a conglomerate word: “Mauckoodfeldt.”

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Sunday Night Movies in Galloway

Since fall of their freshman year, a group of guys in Galloway Residence have gathered each Sunday night to watch a movie and decompress from the fatigue of studying.

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Commencement and Mother’s Day

This year, Mother’s Day falls on the Sunday right after graduation. I asked a few graduating seniors to tell me about their moms and what they wanted their moms to know on this Commencement and Mother’s Day.

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Behind Good Men Are Great Moms

When I consider the many tasks and habits I perform from day to day, I realize the profound impact of my mother’s consistent love and instruction. As I asked other guys to share the impact their mothers have had on them, I was moved by the importance mothers hold across Hillsdale’s campus.

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