Understanding America

Spencer and Bailey Arlinghaus Amaral, ’14, ’15, aim to teach young Americans about freedom, faith, and virtue through the Windrose Project, a leadership development organization. The project, whose name evokes the directional markings on a compass, sponsors educational seminars, local service projects, and an annual trip to the nation’s capital.

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Fisk Museum Acquires Triceratops Skeleton

In January, the Daniel M. Fisk Museum of Natural History at Hillsdale College unveiled a mostly complete 66-million-year-old triceratops skeleton during a ceremony attended by more than 100 students and faculty.

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Stuck on a Good Idea: Kevin Meyers and Lucy Darling

While wise choices are paramount in starting a business, Meyers also encourages budding entrepreneurs to have faith. “Don’t hold back because of fear,” he says. “You might miss out on a really good idea.”

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The Liberty Princess Company: Providing Royal Service to Local Children

The Liberty Princess Company was founded to deliver messages about truth, goodness, and beauty to local children. Its volunteer employees, drawn from Hillsdale College’s student body, dress as princesses and other characters and appear at birthday parties, daddy-daughter dances, and other community functions.

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Breaking Bread, Building Community

Gather aims to be more than just a restaurant. Tucked in a small storefront in the heart of Detroit’s Eastern Market district, it seeks to draw the community together through locally sourced food, an inviting atmosphere, and charity projects.

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“Wear” in the World is Hillsdale? Two Hillsdale Military Moms Share Their Stories

“During a tour of the USS Hornet, one of the retired veteran tour guides saw my Hillsdale College sweatshirt, exclaimed over it, and gave me a hug. He couldn’t get over the fact he was talking to someone associated with Hillsdale.”

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Wear in the World

Traveling in a Hillsdale shirt or cap not only advertises our alma mater, but can lead to unexpected connections and adventures. Recently my good friend Dave Plagman, ’68, shared a story that makes the point.

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Senior Hans Noyes Creates Exhibit on Hillsdale’s Religious History

Senior history major Hans Noyes, ’18, focused on Hillsdale’s religious history in his Museum Studies senior project.

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Take a Bow: Theatre Professor George Angell Retires

Professor of Theatre George Angell arrived at Hillsdale College in 1984 with the understanding that he would stay for one year. Thirty-four years later, he has directed nearly 100 shows.

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“Have Faith:” Vice President Mike Pence Encourages Graduates

An enthusiastic assembly of students, parents, faculty, staff, and friends of the College—what President Larry P. Arnn called “a large community of love”—filled the Biermann Athletic Center to capacity for Hillsdale’s 166th Commencement Exercises.

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Farewell to a Poet: Remembering Olga Muñiz

The Hillsdale College community mourned the loss of Assistant Professor of Spanish Olga Muñiz, who passed away on May 6, 2016, after a lengthy battle with cancer.

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“A Man Worth Emulating:” Frederick Douglass Statue Dedicated on Hillsdale’s Liberty Walk

Commencement weekend activities began on Friday afternoon with a dedication ceremony for the latest addition to Hillsdale’s Liberty Walk—a statue of the great orator and former slave Frederick Douglass, who spoke at Hillsdale College twice, first in the midst of the Civil War in 1863 and again in 1888.

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