What It Means to Be a Hillsdale Senior

Some of this year’s most impactful seniors on campus share their wisdom on college life gained from their four years at Hillsdale.

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Jazz: America’s Classical Music

Hillsdale Jazz founder and director Chris McCourry brings an essential piece of American culture to full swing at Hillsdale College.

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Dorm Life as A Reflection of Liberty

In a day and age when co-ed housing is in vogue for most colleges and universities in America, Hillsdale’s on-campus housing upholds a different tradition.

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From Biology to Brewing: Life is a Rough Rough Draft

When Carly Hubbard graduated from Hillsdale College in 2016, she advanced her biology background by pursuing her truest passion—specialty coffee and craft brews—and opened Rough Draft.

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One Last Lecture with the Blackstocks: Reflections for Living Your Best Life

In commemoration of their forty years as professors here at Hillsdale College, the Blackstocks offer some final thoughts for students before their retirement.

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Redefining the Major

Michael Lucchese, ’18, responds to criticisms of the American Studies major with a meditation on how the freedom to determine your education goes hand in hand with the responsibility of living in a free society.

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Logic and Rhetoric: An Intellectual Self-Defense

Understanding logic and rhetoric enables us with a willingness to see things differently, but not defenselessly. In recognition of the cultural de-emphasization of what promotes strong civic discourse, Hillsdale College introduced Logic and Rhetoric to its core curriculum.

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Friendship in Competition

Competition is a test of mental strength. There’s the cold sweat, the nervous energy, and above all the thrill of the win. In tennis, you are constantly waging a battle against the chaos of your mind and the match at hand.

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Collegium Through Religious Differences

Agnostic, Protestant, and Jewish students aren’t deterred by their differences in faith. In each other, they find lessons to strengthen their collegiate community.

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Calling the Past Home: The Stories of Oak Grove Cemetery

The eldest residents of the cemetery at the end of West Street lay in quieted repose a little farther down the graveyard’s winding pathways. There, smatterings of smaller gravestones bear the names of those most crucial to Hillsdale College’s beginnings.

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Rejoicing in Different Challenges

Hillsdale is hard, there’s no doubt about it. Sometimes all I want to do after finishing classes is lie down on my bed and scroll through social media, but tennis doesn’t leave me with that option.

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Why I Chose Hillsdale – Corinne Prost

As an American studies major with a deep fascination for Constitutional law, I consider myself a pursuer of truth and defender of liberty. For these reasons, I feel it necessary to clarify that I did not choose Hillsdale College for its political reputation. I chose Hillsdale for its song. 

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