Cup abuse rampant in cafeteria

by Andy Reuss HILLSDALE COLLEGE, Knorr Family Dining Room (Hillsdale Spectator wire) — A single plastic cup in the Knorr Family Dining Room has been used to illustrate at least 46 distinct philosophical points since students returned to campus this week. “I’m really only here to do one job, which is to transport and contain liquids”, said the cup, which cannot even choose to remain … Continue reading Cup abuse rampant in cafeteria

Admissions Office Records by Andy Reuss

The following story was found among the many records of the Hillsdale Admissions Office. Dated Wednesday, 17 October 2012, it is an account of an exchange between a soon-after fired student ambassador and a prospective student and his parents. Reader discretion advised. I knew to pay attention the moment I heard his voice echo through the 2nd floor hallway of Strosacker. One part soothing or … Continue reading Admissions Office Records by Andy Reuss

Hillsdale College Course Catalogue by Andy Reuss

What if Harry Potter is Real? Are you ready to lose any and every preconceived notion of reality? Are you ready to believe in magic? If so, this is the wrong class for you. While Appalachian State University may be able to offer a course on the implications of the possible truth of the Harry Potter tales, too few Hillsdale students have read the series, … Continue reading Hillsdale College Course Catalogue by Andy Reuss

RINOs: The Endangered Brutes of America by Andy Reuss

In America there are animals of all shapes and sizes, from the tough, individualistic armadillos of Texas to the banal, dependent tuna off the Bay Area coast. Today, we will study the declining state of the rhino, that mighty beast once identified with strength and vigor that now bumbles its way into the obscurity of old age and, ultimately, extinction. We’ll see how its feeding … Continue reading RINOs: The Endangered Brutes of America by Andy Reuss

Politics of the Playground by: Andy Reuss

Most of us were children once. Of those that were, many played sports during recess. Whether it was on the court, the field, or the diamond, we were exposed to different kinds of people, different kinds of players. The children we met playing sportsball are very like the adults we know today. Tenacious or docile, careful or careless, the broad spectrum of man can be … Continue reading Politics of the Playground by: Andy Reuss