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11 Best Places to Go Walking in Houghton | Highlander Blog

September 5, 2019

I love taking walks; I always have. When I was little I would walk around my old neighborhood with my…read more

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Tips for Transitioning to College | Highlander Blog

August 19, 2019

My experience of college so far has been incredibly fun and rewarding. It’s also quite different from my life during…read more

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Dorm Room Dos and Don’ts | Highlander Blog

August 14, 2019

I’m sitting in my American Lit II class, watching the rain splatter against the pane. Today, we’re discussing Zora Neal…read more

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Seasons of Western New York | Highlander Blog

July 19, 2019

I have lived in Western New York my whole life, and I think it is absolutely beautiful here. There is…read more

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My Favorite Produce Places Near Houghton | Highlander Blog

July 17, 2019

In the summer, Houghton gleams. Early in the morning, when the birds are still chattering and the sun hasn’t fully…read more

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Winning as a Student Athlete | Highlander Blog

July 11, 2019

Congratulations! You’ve graduated high school. You get to celebrate with your friends and family and move onto the next phase…read more

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Things You’d Never Guess You Could Do at Houghton | Highlander Blog

July 9, 2019

When I got to college, I expected to make lots of new friends, take exciting new classes, and learn a…read more

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Meet Molly | Highlander Blog

July 3, 2019

Hello, everyone! My name is Molly, and I’m so happy to finally share my introductory blog post with you. I’ve…read more

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Growing My Faith in College | Highlander Blog

June 25, 2019

When I came to a Christian college, there were certain spiritual experiences I expected. I expected to go to chapel…read more

Memories of Medieval Literature | Highlander Blog

June 21, 2019

My Experience with Medieval Literature The best class that I’ve taken in my four years at Houghton has to be…read more

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How (and Where!) to Make Friends in College | Highlander Blog

June 19, 2019

In life, there are things I’m good at. For example, I can make a mean Kraft mac and cheese. I…read more

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How to Make Meaningful Connections with Professors | Highlander Blog

June 17, 2019

Settling down on the thick carpet, I scooted as close to the warmth of the electric fireplace as I could….read more