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Gill West

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Gill West is a freshman from Jacksonville, Florida, but he now lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He wants to study Math and some other interesting subject that will probably change several times before he finally just picks a major. Email: gwest1@hillsdale.edu.

Visit the ordinary tombs, too

An obelisk stands about 25-feet tall in the corner left of the entrance of Hillsdale’s Oak Grove Cemetery next to the street. It towers...

Professors should cold-call in class more

“If you’re reading Plato correctly, then his argument against Thrasymachus on the nature of justice falls apart,” said my professor. Not exactly how I...

Judge character, not the action

I got into my first fight in third grade. It was short but decisive: I told Donny I like-liked Emily, knowing he did too....

Athens’ Pericles belongs on the Liberty Walk

Have you ever walked the Liberty Walk? I don’t mean nodding to Margaret Thatcher and Thomas Jefferson on the way to Lane Hall; I...

Campus clubs help students pursue their passions

It takes thousands of hours to master any given discipline. But not everyone, especially Hillsdale students, can devote such time to their favorite hobbies. Campus...