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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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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What I’ve Learned In Freshman Year Is …

Before arriving on campus for move-in day, I didn’t know much about Hillsdale daily life. I had no older siblings, friends, or cousins who’d gone before me. I was basically going in blind, hoping my Pinterest college board had prepared me sufficiently.

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Answering the Call of Duty

Jacob Damec grew up with the military in his blood. His father is a Gulf War veteran, his brother was an officer, and he watched the Twin Towers fall on 9/11—a memory that sticks with him to this day. By the time he was a junior in high school, he felt the need to answer the nation’s call.

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From the South Pacific to Southern Michigan

Hillsdale freshman Greg Woodard, a twenty-five-year-old veteran of the US Marines, did not take the conventional path to the military. The son of an American father with dual citizenship, he grew up in Canada and attended a Catholic minor seminary in high school with plans to become a priest. However, after one year of attending college, he discerned that he wasn’t being called to the priesthood and decided to serve in Afghanistan like his older brother.

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