The Joys of Baking
Whether they’re making muffins, gluten-free hummingbird cakes, or dozens of cookies, students unwind and enjoy themselves by baking in their dorm kitchens—and the leftovers aren’t half bad, either.Read More about The Joys of Baking
Dear Freshman Me: Take Care of Your Brain
Dear Freshman Me, there is really no reason not to open this door. The quality and quantity of mental health services here at Hillsdale are like nowhere else you will have in your life.Read More about Dear Freshman Me: Take Care of Your Brain
Saving Louis the Space Otter: The Remarkable Origins of @Charger_Chalk_Draws
From intricate portraits to quick, cartoony doodles, the drawings left around Hillsdale College’s campus reflect bits and pieces of students’ lives. Ryan Littley, a custodian for the college, has taken it upon himself to share these works of art through Instagram.Read More about Saving Louis the Space Otter: The Remarkable Origins of @Charger_Chalk_Draws
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.Read More about Dear Freshman Me: Congrats on Your Campus Job!
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.Read More about Closer Listening: Saturdays at Penny’s
The Center of Campus: Hillsdale’s Quad
Though the quad might look like just another patch of lawn, it’s a vibrant center of activity at the heart of Hillsdale’s community.Read More about The Center of Campus: Hillsdale’s Quad
The Hidden History of Slayton Arboretum
Slayton Arboretum is one of the most beautiful—but also the most underrated—places on campus. Junior Mattie Schmidt, Arb expert, explains the rich history behind the Arb and reminds us to spend more time in nature.
‘Hillsdining’: How to Make the Most of Mealtimes During COVID-19
Because of COVID-19, eating arrangements look different this year. But, thanks to Hillsdale’s new takeout options, the possibilities for student dining are endless. Here are a few of our favorite ideas for mixing up your mealtimes.Read More about ‘Hillsdining’: How to Make the Most of Mealtimes During COVID-19
Watch the Leaves: A Senior’s Thoughts on Time
What do autumn leaves and mock trial have in common?Read More about Watch the Leaves: A Senior’s Thoughts on Time
A Newfound Appreciation for Quarantine
Like many other students, I was skeptical of the rules and regulations surrounding COVID-19—but when I got quarantined, I gained a newfound appreciation for the policies.Read More about A Newfound Appreciation for Quarantine
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.Read More about Discovering Winter (and the Fashionable Winter Coat)