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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


Michael Jordan ’99: Rooting Out Contempt | Highlander Devotional

August 12, 2019

What is Contempt? Contempt is an ugly word, and a bit antiquated, so we don’t often think about exactly what…read more

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Tom McInnes ’53: A Foundation Rooted in Love | Highlander Devotional

August 2, 2019

Foundation For Living During the hot summer of 1950, I spent several months constructing the foundation of what is now…read more

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Bruce Schlenke ’69: Neighborhood Journey | Highlander Devotional

July 29, 2019

A Limited View? I saw a man of older age taking a “walk” with his wife in our neighborhood. He…read more

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Bob Dingman ’50: God’s Guidance | Highlander Devotional

July 22, 2019

How Does God Guide Us? The guidance for our lives by God’s “eye” seems to operate so differently in the…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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Michael Jordan ’99: Rammed by Joy | Highlander Devotional

July 15, 2019

One of my favorite poets, Brian Doyle, wrote a poem about watching five-year-olds acting in funny ways, and reflecting on…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

Creative, Courageous and Humble Civility | Houghton Magazine

July 10, 2019

“Civility,” as defined by Webster’s, hardly sounds like a noble virtue. “Politeness” and “Courtesy”—its synonyms—would seem to occupy a low…read more

Fighting About Jesus | Houghton Magazine

July 10, 2019

Here’s the scenario: two groups of people are passionate about what they believe. They are convinced, perhaps rightly so, that…read more