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Jo Kroeker

Jo Kroeker
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Jo Kroeker is a junior from Fresno, California (no, it’s not Cali). She is the Opinions Editor of the Collegian, studies French and journalism, and writes for Hillsdale College’s marketing department. Her trademarks include oversized sweaters, experimental banana bread, and yoga. jkroeker@hillsdale.edu | twitter: @jobethkroeker

Shooting for the Olympics

Before senior Ian Dupre takes a shot, he touches the barrel of his Perazzi shotgun to a pad and wiggles his feet. When he’s...

Catching waves and life lessons

When junior Nainoa Johsens was a “young and reckless” 16-year-old, he found himself thrown to the bottom of the ocean, wrapped in kelp, asking,...

Cashiering for the late-night Wal-Mart crowd

Three hours into his graveyard shift at the Jonesville Wal-Mart, Sage Snoes, 23, gets 15 minutes for a coffee and two cigarettes. “I can...

The abiding activism of Ida B. Wells

Once-thriving black communities were deteriorating. And Ida B. Wells was witnessing it. The South’s counterrevolution, the fading importance of the Freedmen’s Bureau, and the...

A Liberty Walk that lives up to its name

Only one statue of a woman stands on Hillsdale College’s Liberty Walk, and she’s an honorary American citizen making bronzy eyes at Ronald Reagan...