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Grammys to family: Audiovisual superstar joins Hillsdale staff

In the front cover of his notebook, Jerry Wayne, “JW,” Newson has a few lines scribbled. They’re reminders he learned from the book he...

Hillsdale professor to combat feral cat problem by opening shelter in her backyard

Professor of Spanish Carmen Wyatt-Hayes recently stumbled onto a problem plaguing Hillsdale County. She was still in the process of transitioning her cat, Mici,...

To the point: Fountain pens, writing experience highlight importance of handwriting

When Kelly Franklin received his first fountain pen from his mother, he had no idea of the obsessive hobby it would spark. Franklin, assistant professor...

‘Take me back to 1955’: reliving the past through music

In their album “1955,” two students take listeners on a journey back nearly 70 years to an era of jazz bands, doo-wops, and plenty...

Breaking the stigma: Domestic violence survivor speaks out

When Danielle Crosby studied abusive relationships in her classes at Trine University, she convinced herself that her life wasn’t like the girls she read...