On the Run in Hillsdale

Are you a runner? Wondering what the running scene is like on and around Hillsdale’s Campus? Check out this list for a few ideas.

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Top 10 Online Resources to Help You Continue Learning this Summer

Industries are often bolstered by technological advancements, and education is no exception. Here are ten top digital resources for college students.

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A Habit of Mind: The Things We Bring Home From Hillsdale

What do LaCroix costumes and summer reading lists have in common? The extraordinary people I’ve met at Hillsdale, who inspire me to keep pursuing excellence and fun, even when I’m not with them.

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Where Dreams Go to Die (Kind of)

As we sprinted toward the sideline, I knew it was going to be close. He finally saw his opening and began to cut up the field just inches in front of me. I dove with arms fully extended toward the two yellow flags trailing behind his belt. For a moment, the world slowed as I hovered above the field of Frank “Muddy” Waters Stadium.

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A History of Joys through the Dow Residence

In an odd sequence of events, I knew I wanted to live in the Dow Residence, fondly known as the Paul House, even before I had been accepted into Hillsdale. The house’s history was intriguing, but I have found something even more special in the house’s community.

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Discovering Winter (and the Fashionable Winter Coat)

I was born and raised in Southern California, where winters were nearly indistinguishable from other seasons. Learning to navigate college life as I learned to navigate the seasons provided unexpected challenges and blessings, of which discovering the joys of winter was my favorite.

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What’s In a Name?

Hillsdale’s friendly community starts with a surprisingly simple act of courtesy: using individuals’ names when you talk to them.

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“A Moveable Feast”: Returning to Galloway

In the men’s dormitories, upperclassmen and resident assistants work hard to maintain a stable dorm culture with each incoming class of freshmen. So when Galloway Dormitory closed down for a whole academic year for remodeling, upperclassmen were understandably nervous.

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The Things I’ve Learned as a Freshman in Mock Trial

Written by Jenny Wiland “You make too much eye contact,” said Bryson Phillipe, a captain of Hillsdale’s mock trial team. I stared at him from across the table, a bit surprised by the novel advice. “Eye contact is good,” he continued, “but too much eye contact can make people uncomfortable. Try glancing away every five […]

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Five Ways to Keep in Touch over the Summer

Each year after dancing at Centralhallapalooza, stressing over finals, and final trips to Baw Beese, you say goodbye to your very best friends for a whole three months. You’ve invested in deep friendships at Hillsdale, so don’t let them waste away over the summer!

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One of Hillsdale’s Finest: Ally Eads

Whether she is conquering a physics lab, laughing at the long table in the dining hall, or representing our school at national championships, senior Ally Eads takes advantage of Hillsdale’s small-school atmosphere to achieve multifaceted success.

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Bowling Buddies

Many schools have programs for children with special needs but lack resources for adults. This is a void that SPARC and volunteers with the Hillsdale Buddy Program aim to fill—and do so with weekly trips to the bowling alley.

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