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A Visitor’s View of Houghton’s Culture

December 4, 2019

On the second weekend of a relatively busy October, I had the opportunity to visit my closest friend, and by…read more

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Harvestival: A New Houghton Tradition

December 1, 2019

The Harvestival at Houghton College is “one last fall hurrah” before the start of the cold weather and the beginning…read more

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Top 5 Tips for Fall Fun in Western New York

November 28, 2019

Fall has always been my favorite time of the year for so many reasons: leaves changing, perfect sweatshirt weather, football…read more

Service Opportunities

Community Involvement in College: Service Matters

November 22, 2019

How You Spend Your Time is How You Spend Your Life When I arrived at Houghton College as a first-year…read more

What I wish I knew before College

What to Expect in College (Things I Wish I’d Known)

November 12, 2019

Dear High School Seniors (future Houghtoners?), Hi! This is Emily from Houghton College. Whether Houghton is the college for you…read more

balance in college

How to Balance Work and Self-Care in College

November 1, 2019

One of the largest problems new college students struggle with is making sure all their work gets done. With fun…read more

Houghton College in the Fall

My Friday at Houghton: Student Athlete Edition

October 25, 2019

The Start of My Day Hello! I’m Erin Maggio and I’m currently a junior at Houghton College. Today it’s Friday…read more

routine in college

Top Tips for Finding a Routine in College

October 21, 2019

Finding a Routine in College There’s a lot that goes through my mind at the beginning of a new school…read more

homecoming at houghton college

What Sets Houghton’s Homecoming Above the Rest?

October 17, 2019

Homecoming is an exciting time on any college campus, but in this Highlander’s personal opinion, no one does “Houghmecoming” quite…read more

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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