QUIZ: Are You A U.S. History Wiz?

Posted by Patrick Henry College and Kara Brown on 12/14/23 11:47 AM

Do you know your American history forward and backward? Do you know have a special knack for remembering dates and places? Test your memory of the history of the United States in the quiz below. 

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An Inside Look: ISI's conference for students craving deep discussion, strong academics, and like-minded conservative thought

Posted by Trinity Klomparens on 12/14/23 9:17 AM

A personal motivation to delve deeply into subjects that they care about is a hallmark of a Patrick Henry College student. This past month, four students spent their weekend at a seminar hosted by...

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Spice of Life: homemade apple butter, the traditional way

Posted by Gretchen Whittington on 12/11/23 1:29 PM

The air smells so strongly of cinnamon and apples that I feel like I’ve stepped into a holiday supply store. I’m still outdoors, though: in the middle of my backyard. 

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Senior Gabriel Lysne wins National Military Foundation's 2023 National Merit Scholarship Award

Posted by Julia Adams on 12/7/23 11:10 AM

The National Military Intelligence Foundation announced PHC senior Gabriel Lysne as a recipient of the National Merit Scholarship Award. Gabriel is a student in PHC's Strategic Intelligence in...

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When Cultures Collide: Alumna Kirsten Etherton shares about teaching overseas

Posted by Julia Adams on 12/5/23 10:44 AM

On a Good Friday, Alumna Kirsten Etherton (CLA-ed ’06) and a friend borrowed a coworker’s car and drove to the local Roman ruins. They had the place to themselves. Up on the hilltop, Kirsten sat in...

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The Carried Tradition of Lessons & Carols

Posted by Trinity Klomparens on 12/1/23 10:00 AM

The Barbara Hodel Center Gymnasium at Patrick Henry College is dark and still. Parents and children sit expectantly, unlit candles gripped firmly in their hands. Choir stands are poised on stage,...

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The Meaning of Thankfulness

Posted by Julia Adams on 11/23/23 9:00 AM

On October 3, 1789, President George Washington signed the first Thanksgiving Day Proclamation. He wrote, “Now therefore I do recommend and assign Thursday the 26th day of November next to be...

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"I want to be on God's SEAL Team Six." Ty Everman shares his heart for missions

Posted by Julia Adams on 11/16/23 10:00 AM

This summer, sophomore Ty Everman went on a mission trip to Japan. During their stay, the team sought to support a small church in the rural part of Nagano that a missionary family from Everman's...

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Why reflection is important for the moral imagination

Posted by Patrick Henry College on 11/14/23 10:00 AM

Each fall and spring a handful of students congregate at the Freedom Center in Leesburg, VA, meeting for political theory retreats held each semester. Senior James Hodson shared his experiences from...

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How to win an ultramarathon

Posted by Patrick Henry College and Mark Epstein on 11/8/23 11:00 AM

Seven PHC students recently ran "The Big Schloss" 50K in West Virginia, and PHC Running Club Captain Mark Epstein took first place! He shares his experience running and winning the race below:

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