The Students Against Cancer GOAL
Against Cancer Dance-a-thon” in theKnorr Family Dining Room on March 30.SAC student coordinator, junior AmeliaKerton, said the event drew more than 90 people and raised more than $600 for alocal cancer care center.All proceeds from the Dance-a-thonwill be donated to the Hillsdale Commu-nity Health Center’s Infusion and Chemo/Hematology Center. The center providesan out-patient service for chemotherapy patients, in addition to other services.The infusion center, junior NathanKnapp said, will use the donated money to
chemo patients.Kerton said she created the event to
regardless of their feelings toward theAmerican Cancer Society.Internationally-acclaimedwriter and pundit Mark Steynspoke at Hillsdale College April
Myopia” denial of the country’s
America, we have outspent theentire planet,” Steyn said.Some 750 students, professors, and friendsof the college attendedthe lecture in theGeorge RocheSports ComplexTuesday night.Steyn spoke for 45 minutes to
-tive shouts.His talk highlighted Ameri-ca’s national debt andthe entitlement think ing that contributedto it. Paul Moreno,associate professor of history, said the talk
any student of
Stateshistory since 1945.
suicidal nature of the entitlementstate, and nobody does it with
it.”Students and professors bothsaid his points paired humor with policy observations thatwere as funny as they wereearnest.
and, as usual, what he had tosay was serious,” said Professor
pointed out, we cannot continueto live beyond our means. Either we get our act together (whichwill be painful) or we go down.”Steyn directed many of his barbs at current president
-gate spending. He said Obama
by using a language of rights.
human right unless someoneelse pays for it,” Steyn said.Students who attended thetalk said his section on the slew
large freshmen classes, HillsdaleCollege has started convertingoff-campus houses into men’sresidences.In 2012-2013, two new men’sdormitories will be added to the
Delta Sigma Phi fraternity house,and the apartments behind Simp-son Residence.Dean of Men Aaron Petersensaid 17 to 20 sophomores willmove to the DSP house — which
— at least for the next year.
the house while leaving the feeland character of the buildingintact.
together to really build somecommunity and study and have agood time.”Although the house is expect-ed to return to DSP control in
on the fraternity’s actions.
House] is just full of so many
what its character is going to belike. But we’ve recruited somereally great guys right now, and
spots.”For the apartment complex behind Simpson called Park Place, Petersen hired junior AlexTiren to be the head RA. The col-lege purchased the building after it was foreclosed on last year,and Petersen said he plans onmoving 16 upperclassmen plustwo RAs there next semester.
Ginni Thomas is an entrepreneur and activist in the Washington, D.C.,area. She has worked at The Heritage Foundation, the U.S. Chamber of Com-merce, and in numerous legislative and
associate vice president of Hillsdale
Jr., Center for Constitutional Stud-ies and Citizenship, she founded the
as an information hub for citizen activ-ists. She visited Hillsdale College thisweek to orient upcoming interns on theintersection of principle and practicein Washington.
How did your relationship withHillsdale College begin?
Arnn are friends to my husband andme from when they were at Claremont.
opportunity to start here about 12 years
always been, and we are really excitedabout what he’s brought to Hillsdale.I came back and complimented himon the changes that are happening,the goodness that is happening here.You can see it architecturally and thatmeans that development is going well.And kids are just thriving and growingand learning.
with the college?
Dr. Arnn asked me to join the Board
years. I loved interacting with them, but I told him that if he was interested
could help him more as a full-timestaffer than on his board. I was gettingmore out of it than I was giving to theschool. I loved helping them full time
- ber 2009, I looked out and saw these people. These are my people and Ireally connected with them. I love themission of the school, but I really feltlike the calling right now was to cometo the service of the country in a moreimmediate, political way than in whatHillsdale was doing in a long-termacademic way. I had to leave to start upmy own political entrepreneurial web-site. And I loved doing that. I used theconnections and the ideas that I foundhere at Hillsdale.
series with The Daily Caller?
Tucker Carlson and Neil Patel runThe Daily Caller, so it’s a fun, fungroup of people. They talked with meabout coming over. I video interview people who give hope and inspira-tion to the center right. It’s a lot of
to someone on the center right who Ithink is a leader and showing courage
It’s just a fun way to provide hope andinspiration to the right.
-itbart. I aired it two weeks before he passed away. I just did Mark Steynthis morning. One that I really lovedwas Reverend C.L. Bryant, who was
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Houses to Dorms
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Humor with adash of scathing
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New men’s residences toopen Fall 2012
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Steyn: “We’ve outspent the planet”
Hope for conservatism
Students danced the night away
to raise money for a local cancer care center.The event was sponsored by Student Against Cancer.