The Joys of Baking

Whether they’re making muffins, gluten-free hummingbird cakes, or dozens of cookies, students unwind and enjoy themselves by baking in their dorm kitchens—and the leftovers aren’t half bad, either.

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Saving Louis the Space Otter: The Remarkable Origins of @Charger_Chalk_Draws

From intricate portraits to quick, cartoony doodles, the drawings left around Hillsdale College’s campus reflect bits and pieces of students’ lives. Ryan Littley, a custodian for the college, has taken it upon himself to share these works of art through Instagram.

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Gather ’Round and Listen: Pianos and Dorm Bonding

Every piano that resides in a Hillsdale College dormitory plays an important role in bringing housemates together.

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Learning and Love: Volunteering with Journal Buddies

By writing letters in journals, Hillsdale College students serve as academic and relational mentors to younger kids at Gier Elementary.

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More Than a Party: Unusual Birthday Traditions at Hillsdale

Whether they’re baking cakes, writing notes, or hiding in classrooms, Hillsdale students pour extraordinary amounts of time, energy, and love into crafting special celebrations for their friends’ birthdays.

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One Voice: Weekly Worship With Soma

Every Thursday night, student-led Soma provides a place for students of all Christian denominations to gather and worship God in song and prayer.

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The Center of Campus: Hillsdale’s Quad

Though the quad might look like just another patch of lawn, it’s a vibrant center of activity at the heart of Hillsdale’s community.

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‘Hillsdining’: How to Make the Most of Mealtimes During COVID-19

Because of COVID-19, eating arrangements look different this year. But, thanks to Hillsdale’s new takeout options, the possibilities for student dining are endless. Here are a few of our favorite ideas for mixing up your mealtimes.

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Playing with Ideas

What do you get when you combine pizza, college students, and an informal discussion on industrial policy? The answer: Hillsdale’s economics lunch.

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Broadcast or Bust: Opportunities at Radio Free Hillsdale

Through Radio Free Hillsdale, students tune into their passions and gain valuable broadcasting experience by producing their own shows.

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The Things I’ve Learned as a Freshman in Mock Trial

“You make too much eye contact,” said Bryson Phillipe, a captain of Hillsdale’s mock trial team. I stared at him from across the table, a bit surprised by the novel advice. “Eye contact is good,” he continued, “but too much eye contact can make people uncomfortable. Try glancing away every five seconds or so.”

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