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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

College Visits

College Visits: Read These 6 Tips for the Win

October 15, 2019

How Many Colleges Should I Visit? One of the main parts of making your college decision is going on college…read more

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How Core Beliefs Shape Our Decisions and Our Lives

October 14, 2019

Houghton College alumnus Jeremy Clifton ’07 is one of the lead researchers on a study recently highlighted in the Washington…read more

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Willard J. Houghton and the U.S. News Rankings

September 24, 2019

Like most college and university presidents, I take the U.S. News and other college rankings with several grains of salt….read more


Anita Placido ’78: Sunrise Certainty | Highlander Devotional

September 16, 2019

The Painted Sky Have you ever seen a sunrise or sunset that took your breath away? The myriad of colors…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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Alice Hull ’63: More or Less | Highlander Devotional

September 2, 2019

More or Less? God expects more of you than you think; God expects less of you than you think. This…read more

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Invitation to the Communion Table | President’s Reflection

August 29, 2019

This past Sunday we took Communion at Houghton Wesleyan Church. While we celebrate the Lord’s Supper nearly every month, I…read more


Sharlene Cady ’69: Are Your Pieces Missing? | Highlander Devotional

August 26, 2019

Lately, I have been exploring new ways to relax, while at the same time keeping my brain sharp. I already…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


Linda K. Taylor ’80: Fog Delay | Highlander Devotional

August 15, 2019

It settles itself—this moisture, these millions of droplets creating an on-the-ground cloud. The spikey corn stalks are no match. They…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