Local Roots

“So where do you go to school?” “Hillsdale College” “Oh, where’s that?” “Hillsdale, Michigan.” “Oh, where’s that?” It’s no secret that our beloved college finds its roots in a tiny town.  Better-kept secrets, however, lie in the local businesses that make Hillsdale, Michigan ‘home’ for over 1200 students each year.  Whether it’s pancakes at the…

8 Reasons to Color Run on the 8th

This Saturday at 11:00am, we’ll be seeing red — or maybe yellow, green, blue, pink, orange, and purple.  Come chase the Good, the True, and the Colorful on the cross-country trails at Hayden Park.  There’s a reason this race has been dubbed the “Happiest 5k on the Planet.” Not sold?  Here are the top 8…

Garden What?

Garden Party. What does that even mean?  Some sort of convention for plant enthusiasts?  This hit song from the 70s? We’ll admit — the name of this event is a little obscure.  No fear, though, freshmen: here’s all you need to know about the party of the semester coming up this Saturday. Garden Party gets its…

A Spotlight on Music

Welcome Party. Tailgates. Fall Fest. Garden Party. Karaoke Nights. President’s Ball. Airband. Centralhallapalooza.  Every party that our team throws is unique, but one of the common threads that ties them all together?  Music.  Whether being performed live or blasted out of our trusty SAB speakers, each and every one of our events involves music in some…

Welcome Home, Chargers

The cornfields in Hillsdale County are growing tall.   The ramen section in Kroger is emptying out. The treadmills in the sports complex are filling up. Hillsdale SAB is blowing up its social media accounts with updates. You know what that means — It’s a fresh, new year on campus. Chargers old and new are flocking…

SAB Bios // Shelby Phillips

Name: Shelby Phillips Class: Senior Position: Event Coordinator Favorite Event: Centralhallapalooza Shelby. Where do we start with you. Just kidding, we love Shelby. Believe us when we say it, this girl’s got a way with organizing and delegating. In her own words, she’s pretty good at “budgeting that cash flow and making pretty excel sheets.” On…

SAB Bios // Lyndsey Bice

Name: Lyndsey Bice Class: Junior Position: Assistant Favorite Event: Too many to choose from…. Guess who’s back, back again?! Okay, you caught us… Eminem isn’t joining the squad this year. Coming in a close second, the wonderful Lyndsey Bice makes her return! Back from her WHIP Hiatus, this spunky ball of fire has shown what…

SAB Bios // Rachel Moore

Name: Rachel Moore Year: Senior Position: Assistant Favorite Event: Homecoming When she first began her time on the Student Activities Board, Rachel Moore came across as a fairly shy individual. We can confirm, after a full two years with us, Rachel is NOT a shy individual. In her own words, “I love to talk.” You…

SAB Bios // Matt Kendrick

Name: Matthew Kendrick Class: Sophomore Position: Media Assistant Favorite Event: Centralhallapalooza Napoleon Dynamite once said, “Girls only want boyfriends that have great skills.” We’re not sure if he’s on the market, but what we do know is that Matthew Kendrick has a lot of great skills. Photography skills, photo editing skills, videography skills. The list goes on… Matt…

SAB Bios // Bridget DeLapp

Names: Bridget DeLapp Class: Senior Position: Media Officer Favorite Event: Welcome Party (We’re starting to see a trend with this one) A little vocab lesson for today – Unique [yoo-neek] (adj) : having no like or equal; unparalleled; incomparable Top Synonyms: Bridget DeLapp…(and none of the rest matter) Yep, that about sums up our media…

SAB Bios // Jake Kenyon

Name: Jake Kenyon Class: Sophomore Position: Assistant Favorite Event: President’s Ball If you’ve ever babysat young children, you’re probably familiar with the show, Bob the Builder. Bob the Builder can build pretty much anything. Thankfully, we have someone like that on our team. His name is Jake. Jake, the builder, Kenyon. Jake interviewed for the…

SAB Bios // Kendra Lantis

Name: Kendra Lantis Class: Sophomore Position: Assistant Favorite Event: Welcome Party If you don’t know Kendra Lantis yet, you better add it to your Hillsdale College bucket list! She’s one half of the unstoppable Lantii (plural of Lantis..maybe?) twins, but more importantly one of the three new members to the SAB team! Kendra recently joined the squad…