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Historic Hysteria: Feline gossip columnist stalks campus

The Collegian premiered a new gossip column once again on March 7, 1939 (when will these columns stop?) entitled, “The Kitty.” This column had...

Historic Hysteria: Guys, and other four-letter words

On March 16, 1989, The Collegian published an article titled “Guys and Other Four-Letter Words” detailing the women of Hillsdale’s view on dating and...

Historic Hysteria: A ‘Formal Dress For Dinner’ saga

Forget groufits, crocs, and socks and sandals: For Hillsdale students in 1955, “all freshman men who eat at East Hall must wear a white...

Historic Hysteria: Green Hat Gossip

On September 26, 1944, The Collegian premiered yet another gossip column. But “Green Hat Gossip” didn’t just spread the campus tales. The author of...

100 years ago, archives chronicled 1918 pandemic

This year marks a full century since the 1918 worldwide influenza pandemic, during which four World War I Hillsdale student draftees came down with...