A Michigan native, Katherine studies French and journalism at Hillsdale College, where she serves as associate editor and graphic designer of the Hillsdale Collegian. Her work has appeared in The Federalist, The Tennessean, Verily Magazine, and Liberty Headlines.

Life, Love, and the Meaning of Family in ‘Far From the Tree’

If you need to buy a gift for a teenager or young adult this Christmas, pick up Far from the Tree by Robin Benway. The novel won the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature in mid-November, but don’t buy it because a gold sticker adorns the book’s front cover. Buy it because the story … Continued


Why the U.S. Senate Could Use Someone Like Kid Rock

When I turned twelve, I boasted to my friends that I had celebrated my birthday over dinner with the beer-brewing, gun-loving, stage-shaking badass known as Kid Rock. Obviously, the “Rock N Roll Jesus,” as he called himself in his 2007 album, hadn’t really helped me ring in my tweenage years. But he had been sitting … Continued