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Historic Hysteria: The Kitty Returns

Last week we covered a gossip column of Collegians past titled “The Kitty.” The column ran from March 1939 until October 1945 and reported...

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...