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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Long Runs and Long Nights: A Portrait of the Cross-Country Team

On any given evening, it is impossible to venture into the library without encountering the men and women of the cross country team dutifully at work, even as their legs protest all the miles they have braved that day in pursuit of athletic excellence.

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I Found Comfort at the Library Printers

Here at Hillsdale, connections between students can sometimes be found in the most unusual places. Case in point: Mossey Library.

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Kind Friends and Companions

I walked to the stairs of the white-and-blue house right behind Simpson Dormitory just like she said, didn’t see people, walked back to a tree, regrouped, and decided to go out on a limb, not knowing that my night at 62 Park St. would catch me in a web of friendship that has defined my college experience.

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Growing Pathogens: Genevieve Chiara’s LAUREATES Research

Genevieve Chiara, ’18, spent her summer researching Staphylococcus aureus with hopes of understanding how to prevent its spread in hospitals.

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Spotlight on Dr. Dwight Lindley, Associate Professor of English

Dr. Lindley summarized his philosophy of literature in this way: “The way that I tend to teach and think about literature is as a doorway to everywhere. It gives you an imaginative path into the things we care about that we have a hard time living with and thinking about. It is going to take us deeper into life, or else it is not worth doing.”

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Physics for Everyone

In a lecture for Physics 100, you might find yourself watching video clips of Neil Armstrong land on the moon, or laughing over Double Rainbow Guy, or observing your professor blowtorch a strip of metal. Hillsdale introduced this new physics class into its core science curriculum last year.

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Studying Obesity and Inflammation

While eggs serve as the cornerstone of the typical Hillsdale student’s Sunday brunch, they also happened to be the subject of Andrea Lee’s summer research. Her research studied ethanol’s effect on the embryo serum from chicken eggs in order to understand the importance of a good diet on a cellular level.

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