Central Hall. It’s the most iconic part of campus here at Hillsdale College. It is also one of the most well-documented parts of Hillsdale’s campus, thanks to the commitment of students, prospects, and alumni to ensure that our beautiful Central Hall will forever stand on Instagram.
No one is sure exactly why everyone feels the need to take photos of Central Hall. Maybe it’s because of instant recognizability of it. Maybe it’s the unadulterated beauty of it.
Despite what you may have heard, no two photos of Central Hall are alike. Here, we’ve compiled a list of the Top 5 Best Instagram photos of Central Hall. There is no question that any Hillsdale student, alumni, or prospect will love these photos!
Without further ado, here is the list:
This absolutely stunning shot comes from Instagram user @eli_west6. Here you can not only see Central Hall, but also the beautiful late-summer Michigan weather that signals the start of classes for the year. Time to hit the books!
This gorgeous night shot by @jvillekid frames Central Hall beneath the American Flag. This stunning composition illustrates that liberty never sleeps here at Hillsdale. Even in the darkest of nights. Hillsdale shines bright. A truly magnificent Instagram photo.
Here, we see @princesschandler’s take on Central Hall. This snowy photo demonstrates the tenacity of Hillsdale students. As our motto says, strength rejoices in the challenge. Students will go to all lengths to get the perfect shot of Central Hall, and will brave even the coldest of winters. The product of this tenacity, of course, is this masterpiece of a ‘Gram.
This classic shot by @madeline.nicole17 gives a new perspective on Central Hall. The composition of the photo makes it seem as if Central Hall is reaching towards heaven, as a testament to its glory. This photo is nothing short of a remarkable feat of Insta-photography.
Thank you @hillsdalecollege professors, administration, and staff for some of the best years (8 years total) of our and our three children’s lives. They have been nurtured and challenged in truth, goodness, and beauty; we as parents have been welcomed and valued as partners in their education and growth. We will miss you. Virtus tentamine gaudet. #hillsdalecollege #eightyearsover #bittersweet #liberalarts
This is undoubtedly the best photo of Central Hall ever taken. Here, @digitalmagistra demonstrates that she is a master of the craft of Instagram photos. This piece captures not only the glory of Central Hall, but also a piece of Hillsdale’s history by including the Civil War Memorial. Not only this, but seeing Old Glory flying fully captures the spirit of Hillsdale. The summer sky gives all of the students at Hillsdale hope for the future, and motivates these same students to work towards this goal. This masterpiece is sure to be talked about in classrooms and textbooks alike centuries to come.
Have your own photo of Central Hall that you’d like to share? Tag us on Instagram @hdalecollegian. We’d love to see your shots!