College: A Time for Making Changes, Part 1

Even those who come to Hillsdale decided on a major may find themselves making an unexpected shift. From Greek to English or politics to biology, each of these stories is unique.

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Completing the Core: Advice from an Upperclassman

Written by Crystal Schupbach When told that I would have to give an eight-minute speech in front of my entire Logic & Rhetoric class, scenarios of me running straight to the registrar’s office for a drop card flashed through my head. I had gotten away with dropping a cycling class eight weeks into my sophomore […]

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Bowling Buddies

Many schools have programs for children with special needs but lack resources for adults. This is a void that SPARC and volunteers with the Hillsdale Buddy Program aim to fill—and do so with weekly trips to the bowling alley.

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Going Green While Saving Green

There are actually many small ways college students can lower their carbon footprints without spending extra time or money—it just takes some creativity.

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From Friends to Family: What It’s Like to Adopt-A-Grandparent

Though college students and residents at a local nursing home might appear to have little in common, the friendships they form through Hillsdale College’s Adopt-A-Grandparent GOAL Program transcend generational gaps.

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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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German Department Expands on Sisters’ International Literacy: Rachel and Rebekah Molloy

Twin sisters Rachel and Rebekah Molloy had to travel across the globe from their home in Okinawa, Japan, to visit Hillsdale College as prospective students. Much more foreign to them than the idea of enrolling at the College was the prospect of becoming German majors once they got here.

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Everything is Personal: Exploring the Orthodox Church through OCF

Whether it’s through professor mentorship or the carpools to church and back, OCF is a place where students’ beliefs have the ability to grow and flourish.

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Why I Chose Hillsdale – Crystal Schupbach

I applied to eleven schools before settling on Hillsdale. Despite the harsh connotation, “settling” is actually the word I would use to describe how I felt about choosing Hillsdale leading up to the May 1 deadline.

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Mentee to Mentor: Rebekah Dell Finds her Home in Hillsdale

In November of her senior year of high school, Associate Dean of Women Rebekah Dell had actually never heard of the place she’d call her home for the next fifteen years. She accounted her first visit as a freezing, miserably cold winter day.

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Only at Hillsdale

“Only at Hillsdale” is a pretty common phrase at the College. Sometimes said tongue-in-cheek and typically accompanied by either an eyeroll or a laugh. But it makes sense that a group of students who power through the same core classes, share professors, and live in such close community can relate to one another so easily.

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