Alternative Viewpoints: Democrats at a Mostly Conservative School

The presence of College Democrats on a largely conservative, Republican campus is a testament to our esteem of the First Amendment and the inalienable rights it enshrines.

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A Brief History of Hillsdale, Part 2: The Twentieth Century

From its founding principles of freedom and equality to its fight against governmental control, here is a glimpse into the fascinating history of Hillsdale College throughout the twentieth century.

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A Brief History of Hillsdale, Part 1: The Nineteenth Century

From its roots in the abolitionist movement to its involvement in the Civil War, here is a glimpse into the fascinating history of Hillsdale College throughout the mid-nineteenth century.

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The Underappreciated Writer’s Fanclub, a.k.a. Chesterton Society

Walk through the dining hall during Saturday morning brunch, and amid the clanking of silverware on plates, chatter and laughter, you’ll find a crowded table of students reading and discussing the writings of G.K. Chesterton—an “underappreciated” writer, according to the club’s president.

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Poe Sat: Hillsdale’s Poetry Underground

This tradition of congregating at an off-campus house on a weekend evening to read poetry aloud isn’t an official Hillsdale College club, but it’s been gaining popularity through word-of-mouth for several years.

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Considering the Military? Here’s What Hillsdale Has to Offer

If you’re considering joining the military, have been tempted to enlist out of high school but aren’t sure whether it would be better to get your degree first, and you’re looking at other schools with established ROTC programs—let my experience offer you a different perspective.

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An Afternoon of Time-Travel

Renaissance means “rebirth” and refers to an era that marked a period of rediscovery of the classics. Renaissance Fridays are an opportunity to dive into the ancient world and learn things you never knew about Greece, Rome, and the Hellespont—all while drinking espresso with a splash of gelato.

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When the Student Becomes the Teacher

Hillsdale alumni who now teach at the college reflect on their time as undergrads, their teaching experience, and how, despite changes over the years, the best things have remained.

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On Speaking A Foreign Language: A French, a German, and a Spanish Major Share Their Thoughts

The presidents of the French, German, and Spanish honoraries share stories about speaking their languages abroad, their respective departments, their favorite classes, and what you can do with a foreign language major.

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“Rush Mock Trial!”

If you’re looking to prep for law school or for a family atmosphere; if you’ve been competing in mock trial for years or have never heard of it; if you’re up for a challenge or simply looking for some fun: Mock Trial is for you.

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From Bodybuilding to a School Building: An Alumna’s Unconventional Path to Success

In an ideal world, Hillsdale grads would walk the stage, receive their diplomas, celebrate, and start their new careers right away. It didn’t happen that way for Lisa Schulz, class of ’87.

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Life After Hillsdale: “It’s the People” in the Real World

Tom Novelly, a 2017 Hillsdale grad, lives the exciting, fast-paced life of a breaking news and crime reporter for the Courier Journal in Louisville, Kentucky.

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