Monthly Archives: March 2017

Gangsters, poets, madmen, priests: Author Ron Hansen brings adventure to Hillsdale

As he writes a novel, Ron Hansen posts his ideal “cast” of characters on his wall so he can remember what they look like. His...

Microloans for major problems

Ever heard of a microloan? Did you know that Hillsdale College offers one? Also known as the Will Carleton loan, the college’s microloan lends a...

Mary Randall Preschool

College students who volunteer at the Mary Randall Preschool on campus brighten the days of the preschool students they work with. The college volunteers...

Housing checklist enforces renovations for older homes

An estimated 63.2 percent of Hillsdale’s houses were built before 1960, according to a 2016 report by the Michigan Vacant Property Campaign, meaning keeping...

Olmstead retires after 27 years

At her office, hidden in a back hallway of the Roche Sports Complex, Sue Olmstead has just what everyone needs: candy for the athletes...