Friends of Different Faiths

At Hillsdale, we’re encouraged to seek objective truth, which many people believe lies in religious faith. Because of the diverse religious culture on campus, we learn that if we never come into contact with other people’s opinions, we might never fully realize the rationale behind our own.

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Lessons in Magic and Kindness: The Liberty Princess Company’s Philanthropic Vision

The birthday girl wears a pink princess dress and crown and grins excitedly at the two royally-clad young women who have just joined the party. These young women are student volunteers, actors for the Hillsdale-centered Liberty Princess Company.

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Classics in the Morning, Classic Rock at Night

The power that music has to form bonds between people, whether strangers attending a Battle of the Bands concert or four housemates who jam out in their rooms together, transcends earthly things and serves as an integral part of the Good, the True, and the Beautiful.

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Why I Chose Hillsdale: Gordon Behr

As I began to learn more about Hillsdale, I was attracted to the way it balanced academics and sports. The commitment to excellence both in the classroom and on the court sold me on the College.

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Arete: Greek Excellence at Hillsdale

Christos Giannakopoulos made the intimidating move from Greece to Hillsdale College along with his twin brother, Stefanos, in the summer of 2014.

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The Joy of Life and Learning at Hillsdale: Why I Chose Hillsdale

What inspired me then and what continues to inspire me now is the joy that permeates the life and learning of each member of the Hillsdale College community.

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What the Hillsdale Arboretum Taught Me

By walking along the Arboretum’s trails and seeing the dazzling sights that they offer reminded me of something that Hillsdale constantly reminds its students: learning never stops.

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Spotlight on Dr. Michael Clark

Dr. Michael Clark, an associate professor in economics, has inspired countless students to pursue economics at a graduate level after Hillsdale.

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Writing a French Textbook: A Six-Year Process

It took her six years, but this fall, Assistant Professor of French Anne Theobald will be able to assign students homework from a textbook she published in collaboration with four of her colleagues from Ithaca College.

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Heading East

We love our Western tradition here at Hillsdale, and for good reason. But to head East means discovering stories we’ve never heard, or discovering the roots of ones we think we know.

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Staying in Town: Spotlight on Ashlyn Landherr

Ashlyn Landherr, ’16, watched her teammates and friends move away from Hillsdale after graduation while she prepared to take on a role that would have her running the events she attended during college. The upswing in student activities since Ashlyn took the job as head director of those activities, plus much more, has not gone unnoticed.

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Psychology Research is Real Research

Even if psychology can’t pursue all the issues that the other sciences can, our goal isn’t to be a hard science. It’s to learn more about the human experience, and sometimes science needs to take a humanistic approach, not a Bunsen-burner-and-beakers approach.

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