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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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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What the Hillsdale Arboretum Taught Me

By walking along the Arboretum’s trails and seeing the dazzling sights that they offer reminded me of something that Hillsdale constantly reminds its students: learning never stops.

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The night is clear, listen…

I arrive home late after treading the length of campus. I climb into bed exhausted but filled with the sights and sounds of Hillsdale and a clearer appreciation of all it has to offer.

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You’ll Never Find Me in a Big City

My first weekend in Hillsdale, I went out to lunch with my father at a local hot dog restaurant. When I saw the customers behind us pull up in a bona fide horse-drawn carriage, I was worried I had traveled back in time.

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Time for a Study Break

There comes a point in every college student’s week when a fifteen-minute break scrolling through Instagram just does not cut it. Because we are no exception to this rule, here is a list of the myriad activities that both the College and city provide students who need relief from the rigor of Hillsdale College academics.

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Discover Hillsdale in the Fall

It’s hard to stay inside as leaves whirl before the warm October wind. It’s like the blue skies are raining gold. The beautiful weather this autumn has made it the perfect opportunity to explore Hillsdale and the surrounding countryside.

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Fall Fun

Hillsdale’s campus is a great place to be in the fall. The high-arching oaks and maples explode in a kaleidoscope of red and orange and yellow. This warmth in color is accentuated by the fresh chill of the fall breeze, which blows up the hill and turns students to thoughts of cider and doughnuts. Here are some events that take advantage of all the fall fun to be had here on campus.

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WRFH 101.7 Spreading the College’s Mission on the Air

On July 10, WRFH 101.7 FM—Hillsdale College’s new radio station—crackled to life, and with it, the dreams of many students to have their voices echo across Hillsdale’s airwaves. Though an automation system currently selects songs from a “Patriotic Music” catalog to fill those airwaves, the mic will soon be in the hands of students.

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