Back in March, I had a photo of a Hillsdale College Center for Constructive Alternatives lecture picked up by Huffington Post College in an article entitled, “The 13 Most Conservative Colleges.” You can check out the original photo in this post or read the article over at the Huffington Post.
Four down, one to go! I took my linear algebra exam this morning, and I am very, very grateful to God that it went well. I was very worried about it. I finally got a grasp of it and I think it came out well. My U.S. Constitution exam is in the morning. I studied … Continue reading Day 351 – Almost Finished!
Here is where I’ve been studying all night – a room in the math building. I pushed multiple desks together to make a table. My linear algebra exam is tomorrow morning. I am feeling a little better about it than I was yesterday. On the plus side, my two exams today went well, or at … Continue reading Day 350 – Studying, Studying, Studying
…at home, looking out my back window at the snow-covered porch, yard, and trees. Then going to stand by the fireplace to warm up, then settling down on the couch to read a good book. Unfortunately, multiple finals stand in the way, and I am very worried about the Linear Algebra final. My stress level … Continue reading Day 349 – I Wish I Was…
As soon as everyone returned from Thanksgiving break, they got in the Christmas spirit! Here are two quick and rough shots I took of areas around Simpson dorm: First Floor North (note: the stuff in the hall is wrapping paper, as they just finished wrapping the doors before this shot) James and PG’s room
It is time to schedule classes for next semester! After talking to a few professors, friends, and my advisor, I finally worked out my schedule for next semester, The number after the class name denotes the number of credits it is worth: Symbolic Logic (3) Theory of Probability (3) Sophomore Math Seminar (1) Intro to … Continue reading Day 303 – Spring Semester’s Schedule
Today, economist and professor David Henderson visited Hillsdale today and gave a talk to Praxis, the political economy club. David Henderson blogs at Econlog. (This is not a photo from the CCA. I have yet to edit those photos.)
Scenes from the Mock Naval Battle in the Arb Pond:
I took this shot at Freshman Convocation yesterday. These two sisters were saying goodbye before the older one went to officially start her college career.
Today was the last full day at the retreat. In addition to going to the excellent lectures, I went on the blob in the lake, and on the waterslide. Here are a few more shots (also taken on my phone) of Michindoh. The blob (someone sits at the far end, and someone jumps from the … Continue reading Day 241 – Michindoh Retreat Cont.
Today was the first full day at the honors program retreat at Michindoh. So far the retreat has been great. We did some icebreaker activities to get to know the new freshmen, played ultimate frisbee, went on the huge waterslide, listened to wonderful discussions on Oscar Wilde and Picture of Dorian Gray, and had a … Continue reading Day 240 – Michindoh Retreat
Here is another Amherst quarries photo. Click on the photo to view it at a larger size. I packed all of my stuff today for my return to Hillsdale. My friends Aaron and Jayme are staying at my house tonight and we are all driving up to Hillsdale in the morning. I am excited!
The wonderful dorm I lived in this year at Hillsdale was Niedfeldt, at 86 E. College St. Here is a dorm photo, taken by William Clayton. Click on the photo to view it at a larger size. Note: I chose the tight crop so everyone is easier to see when it is made large. William … Continue reading Day 180 – Niedfeldt Dorm ’08-09
Governments do not “Create Jobs” – An excellent article from Isaac Morehouse over at the Mises Institute. Read it. On another note, I am leaving for Hillsdale on Thursday, August 21. I have been packing for the past few days. I will be with the Honors program camping at Camp Michindoh until Sunday morning. Then … Continue reading Leaving for College