Is it becoming increasingly difficult to foster authentic community on college campuses?

Posted by Julia Adams on 7/29/22 5:20 PM

Could it be that a loss of meaningful connections is spreading like a pandemic? A feeling of loneliness is increasing among Americans; particularly hard-hit are young adults including students on...

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Why Study Euclidean Geometry?

Posted by Julia Adams on 6/13/22 12:06 PM

Every student at Patrick Henry College must complete the core curriculum, regardless of their major. Alongside history, literature, and philosophy classes, every student takes Euclidean Geometry....

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A Night to Remember: PHC's Walk and Talk

Posted by Julia Adams on 6/7/22 2:04 PM

The Walk and Talk has been a PHC tradition for many years. Multiple times each semester, students gather late in the evening to walk around Patrick Henry Circle (otherwise known to PHC students as...

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Senior Resident Assistants Share Their Advice

Posted by Kate Stimson on 5/4/22 2:01 PM

Snow swirled around the pillars of the Barbara Hodel Center, piling as high as four inches all across campus in the fall of 2021. Noticing the winter wonderland that appeared overnight, senior...

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All About Liberty Ball, PHC's Spring Formal Dance

Posted by Sarah Schmidtler on 5/2/22 5:36 PM

As the DJ's final song came to a close, lead singers sophomore Giancarlo Mandato and freshman Emma Fenton jumped on stage. The 2022 Liberty Ball at Patrick Henry College had a special twist for the...

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A Look Inside the PHC Swim Club

Posted by Patrick Henry College on 3/31/22 5:34 PM

It’s 6:30 in the morning. Junior Kennedy Kruse and her fellow PHC swimmers walk into the Round Hill Aquatic Center ten minutes from Patrick Henry College. Outside, the sun sends rays of sunlight...

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How A Crisis Can Be Valuable

Posted by Rachel Cochrane on 3/18/22 12:00 PM

Dean of Academic Affairs and Professor of Government Dr. Mark Mitchell discussed how we should go about living our lives amidst a national crisis in his lecture titled “Power, COVID-19, and Little...

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Worth It? Pursuing a Passion for Ice Skating at PHC

Posted by Kennedy Kruse on 3/7/22 2:32 PM

Sophomore Aileen Haggerty stood in anticipation, surrounded by her 14 teammates, at the 2019 U.S. Nationals Ice Skating Competition. Each skater had their hair smoothed into a tight bun and wore...

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Why IPP Major Valkyrie Armstrong Went to Cosmetology School at 14

Posted by Eden Mackie on 3/2/22 3:08 PM

This story was originally published in PHC's student-run publication The Herald.

I took a deep breath, settling into the wooden chair junior Valkyrie Armstrong had hauled down the stairs from her...

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An Old Tradition, the McDitarod, Returns to PHC

Posted by Gracen Fulmer on 2/16/22 11:45 AM

The McDonald’s employees were confused. A group of Patrick Henry College students had just pulled up to their front door with a sled made from a pallet of wood. It was raining and freezing, but the...

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