Broadening the Mind

“Part of a liberal arts education is understanding history and heritage,” Aaron said. “That is no different for psychology than it is for any other discipline.”

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Making Hillsdale an Even Better Place

After graduating from Hillsdale College with a double major in history and French in 2011, Zach Miller didn’t think his job in the Admissions Department would become a long-term career. Now, five years later, he is the senior director of admissions.

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10 Bits of Wisdom

Over your lifetime I’m sure you’ve heard lots of advice from lots of different people. Though much of it may be unremembered or unheeded, some advice sticks with us all of our lives. Here are some words of wisdom that Hillsdale faculty, staff, students, and alumni cherish.

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Highlights from Spring 2016 Parents Weekend

Every semester, Hillsdale invites parents to campus for Parents Weekend. Here are what some parents have to say about the event.

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The Life-Long Journey of Learning

Written by Victoria Barry The other day I was helping preschoolers finger paint. As you can imagine, it was messy business. Each time one of the other teachers and I spooned paint onto a child’s paper, he or she immediately stuck both little hands into the paint and went to work. Preschoolers have so much enthusiasm. Far […]

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Maintaining Your Balance

It wasn’t long ago that I was in your shoes. The advice that I believe would be most helpful to you at this is about the idea of balance.

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The Artwork on the Walls of Our Minds

Some people may think it’s crazy to expect high school students to memorize and recite a 280 line poem. Dr. Ellen Condict thinks otherwise.

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A Mock Rock to Rock Your Socks

Every year during homecoming, students participate in Hillsdale’s popular Mock Rock dance competitions. Dorms, fraternities and sororities, and off-campus houses band together to have some fun and show off their dance skills.

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What is Friendship?

During my freshman year, I went to my older brother for advice on how to make good friends. He was a senior at the time and had an amazing group of friends – I was still trying to figure out this whole college thing.

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Recommended Reading: English Faculty’s Suggestions for Your Reading List

We asked several members of Hillsdale College’s English faculty to give us their top recommendations for literature. Here are the books that should be at the top of your reading list.

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The Heritage Room

Tucked away in the corner of the library there is a special room. The Heritage Room, colloquially referred to as the “Eagle Room” because of the abundance eagle statues dotting the walls, shelves, and tables, was constructed in 1994 during the extension of Mossey Library.

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The Truth, Goodness, and Beauty of Life as a Hillsdale Student

“The pursuit of truth, the love of the good, and the cultivation of the beautiful.” This is what every Hillsdale student promises to pursue when he or she takes the Freshman Pledge. The true, the good, and the beautiful are what Hillsdale is all about.

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