A Lament for the Month of May

Seniors graduate, seasons change, relationships come and go. Things happen; that’s all they ever do. But how can we preserve friendships? Practicing intentionality in friendship and grateful reflection on shared experiences can help you prepare yourself for when May comes around.

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10 Tips for Surviving Finals Week

Dreading your finals? Check out these 10 tips to conquer the stress and intensity of finals week.

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How to be the “James Bond” on Hillsdale’s Study Scene

Are you allergic to people? Burnt out on social life? Absolutely overloaded with schoolwork and in desperate need of some solitude to tackle your to-do list? Read on to learn about Mission: Avoid People, the operation dedicated to the most secluded study spots on campus.

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The Art of the House Show

Student bands, frontmans, good jams, and best friends – the house show at Hillsdale College is where we enjoy live music and dancing while practicing the art of celebrating properly. A staple of the student’s time here, the house show is a must-see part of the Hillsdale experience.

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Dear Freshman Me: Congrats on Your Campus Job!

Dear Freshman Me, most students will work an on-campus job at some point during their four years here, but only some find the community and professional development hidden away in the basement of Kendall hall.

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Learning and Love: Volunteering with Journal Buddies

By writing letters in journals, Hillsdale College students serve as academic and relational mentors to younger kids at Gier Elementary.

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Dear Freshman Me: Don’t Stop Going to Church

While you’re here for four years, it’s worth finding a good church community, but sometimes that’s harder than anyone warns you about. Don’t let that shake your faith. If you trust God to work it out he will, and I’m here to give you a glimpse of his plans.

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This is going to be the perfect weekend.

What is the Platonic Form of a weekend? Does such a form even exist? Read one Hillsdale student’s attempt to live out the ideal weekend and her reflections on professorial advice.

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More Than a Party: Unusual Birthday Traditions at Hillsdale

Whether they’re baking cakes, writing notes, or hiding in classrooms, Hillsdale students pour extraordinary amounts of time, energy, and love into crafting special celebrations for their friends’ birthdays.

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Biology in Action: The G. H. Gordon Biological Center

Prospective science majors: if you’re interested in performing and publishing undergraduate biological research while enjoying a fun summer program, Hillsdale’s BioStation might be right up your alley.

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Batter My Heart, Hillsdale Chargers

Varsity sports are an important part of the Hillsdale College experience. From Saturday morning tailgates, to jumping around in the Roche Sports Complex after a crucial three-pointer, Hillsdale’s sports create a space for friendship as students gather together to cheer on their friends, share memories, and decompress from the week.

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Closer Listening: Saturdays at Penny’s

Whether it was from a folk trio comprised of banjo, mandolin, guitar, and harmonica or a simple acoustic guitar and voice duet, the music played at Penny’s that day was a balm to the soul.

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