Studying Gravitational Waves at Hillsdale

The science of astronomy has come a long away from its roots in mythological folklore and fortune-telling, and many scientists today have devoted their careers to further understanding the nature of the heavenly bodies. Luckily for Laura Salo, a senior physics major, she didn’t need to go to NASA to walk a few light-years in their shoes.

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From Hillsdale to Oxford and Back Again

Going between Hillsdale and Oxford and experiencing the different teaching styles and focal points changed the way Madison understands the role and scope of undergraduate and graduate educations.

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Why I Chose Hillsdale – Corinne Prost

As an American studies major with a deep fascination for Constitutional law, I consider myself a pursuer of truth and defender of liberty. For these reasons, I feel it necessary to clarify that I did not choose Hillsdale College for its political reputation. I chose Hillsdale for its song. 

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Liberal Arts and Politics in the “Real World”

Before Elliot Gaiser graduated from Hillsdale in 2012, he competed on the debate team, wrote for the College newspaper, led the business club Enactus, played cello in the orchestra, presided over College Republicans, and learned to play bagpipes. Elliot pursued all of these things because he followed what he loved to do.

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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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Finding Home In The ICE House

As a freshman, you’re never fully confident in the choices that you make or the person you’re becoming. My actions lacked consistency and clarity my entire first semester at Hillsdale, and it was all I could do to keep my head above water while I balanced classes, tennis, and budding friendships.

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A Friendly Place

Hillsdale has always been a friendly place for incoming freshmen, but it can be difficult to adjust to life without your family in a community of people you don’t know. Luckily for me, my basketball teammates played a huge part in my integration into the college life.

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Remembering Where I Came From

The morning of homecoming, my older brother Daniel walks in the front door of my house with a giant grin on his face and says, “I forgot how cold it gets here. Do you have a hoodie I could wear?”

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Keeping the Sabbath

Even amid the busyness of school, Nicole Ault takes time to continue one of her family’s traditions: taking a Sabbath. This means that on Sundays Nicole chooses not to work on homework or other projects and instead rests and relaxes.

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Combatting Stress in the Newsroom

The staff of The Collegian have plenty of opportunities to let stress get the better of them. How do they avoid burnout in such a busy, fast-paced environment?

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Game On

Sitting around a table, playing a card game, a group of friends hurl accusations at one another, claiming someone is the culprit. Maybe this doesn’t sound very relaxing. But for some students, it is a favorite way to escape the relentless load of assignments that need to be finished.

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“Mauckoodfeldt” Means Family

It’s getting late on a weeknight. Commotion and laughter are coming from Mauck’s spacious lobby. If you investigate, you might find an intense game of Clue ensuing among friends. Why aren’t they stressing about midterms? The answer is a conglomerate word: “Mauckoodfeldt.”

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