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Tires stolen overnight in lower parking lot

Abigail Forsyth, who was planning on moving out this morning, woke up and realized she had missed a call from campus safety officer Justin Hohenshelt. Three of her tires on her Honda Accord had been stolen. It was only two minutes into his morning shift when Hohenshelt heard a loud bang from a...
May 03

Grads share future plans and reflect

This story first appeared in the April 2018 edition of The Hilltop. With graduation looming, the class of 2018 is in the process of preparing and finalizing plans. From attending graduate school to teaching, students share both excitement and worry about the next phase of their lives. Kyrie...
May 02

What your girlfriend really thinks about Fortnite

It’s every girlfriend’s biggest dream to sit, watch or listen to their man win the battle. Your “#1 Victory” posted on Snapchat is what we (as girls) care about most. Knowing that you were able to defeat every other player while you were at the Tilted Towers makes our hearts skip a beat, and our...
May 01

Staff Column: Let’s hear it for the old folks!

This story first appeared in the April 2018 edition of The Hilltop. I’ve been thinking about old people a lot lately. My senior research paper was about malnutrition and dehydration in nursing homes, and I have spent hours poring over stories about the abuses nursing home residents face. They are...
April 30

End of the Year Party celebrates community, finishing strong

Last Saturday was our final hoorah as all of the Corban community gathered before the start of dead week. The end of the year party brought students to the picturesque property of Shilling’s Barn. SAB welcomed cars with enthusiasm and excited faces and directed drivers on where to go based on...
April 27

Students and emotional support pets

This story first appeared in the April 2018 edition of The Hilltop. “God knew I needed it and opened the door,” Jasmine Heberlein said, holding her emotional support hedgehog, Rajah, close. Heberlein is one of several students on campus who have emotional support pets to help them get through the...
April 26

Humans of Corban

KARLES BARUSA “The village I grew up in is very small, maybe five families. We didn’t have any schools, so at 7 years old, I left my village to get an education. I walked with my father and siblings for two weeks through the mountains to get to the school. It was very tiring. Every night we would...
April 24

Staff Column: Rejecting femininity for womanhood

This story first appeared in the March 2018 edition of The Hilltop. “Feminine.” The Oxford English Dictionary defines it as “Having qualities or an appearance traditionally associated with women, especially delicacy and prettiness.” Culture also defines femininity with things like makeup, shaved...
April 24

What to do if an active shooter threatens campus

This story first appeared in the April 2018 edition of The Hilltop. For years, the university has been recognized as one of the safest in Oregon, partly because Corban has never experienced a shooting or life-threatening event. But are we immune? Are we ready? With recent and consistent school...
April 23