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Archive for January, 2012

Coachella 2012 Sold Out – Three Hours, 150,000 Tickets

The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival for 2012 sold out last week in a record breaking three hours. Coachella is the largest music festival in the country drawing in 75,000 people over three days in [...]

Streaking — Albion women’s basketball team loses first game after 11 game win streak

The Albion College women’s basketball team’s 11 game win streak came to an abrupt end this past Wednesday with a humbling 106-59 loss to No. 4 ranked Calvin. Calvin was on fire from behind the arc, [...]

Swimming and Diving trains in Florida — Havens has Britons prepared for a strong finish

Beaches, the ocean, swimming.  For many students, this is what a standard winter break consists of.  But for the Albion College Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving teams, their trip to Florida was not just a [...]

Satire Blog — Albion student morale crippled as squirrel sightings decrease

The winter season is upon us and with the winter, comes the inevitable hibernation of one of the planet’s most majestic creatures: the black squirrel. Being a very prominent and much adored animal species, the hibernation [...]

Introductory Blog Post — Welcome to the Inside of my Mind; Pets Allowed

I know what you’re probably thinking: “who is this guy and why is he talking to me about satire?” The answers to these two questions are quite simple, my name is Chris and I’m beginning a [...]

A Class Act — Should Students Dress Up for Class?

From uniforms to regulated skirt lengths; from bans on ripped jeans to shirts saying “Up yours!” most of us are familiar with dress codes–But what about at the college level? Admittedly, it’s a short list of [...]

SOPA Bill Shelved — What the United States can learn in its wake

“Thank God that’s over.” Government intervention (their act to control the internet) is stalled. The Stop Online Privacy Act, otherwise known as SOPA, has been “shelved.” This means it’s been put on the back burner until [...]

Weekend Watch 1/28/12 — Preview this weekend’s Briton sports action

Many Albion College athletic teams will be competing this weekend. Here’s a preview of what to expect from the Britons. Women’s Swimming and Diving The Britons will travel to Grand Rapids on Saturday to face off [...]

Academy Award Noms Announced — A great year for movies about movies, and women

This year, Hollywood felt the nostalgia. Oscar nominations were announced early Tuesday morning, with Michel Hazanavicius’ The Artist and Martin Scorsese’s Hugo leading the pack with 10 and 11 nods, respectively. Both films are, in some [...]

Backups Step Up — Men’s Basketball finds ways to replace injured point guard

Point guard is widely considered the most important position in basketball. They must protect the ball, run the team’s offense, and provide leadership on the court. So when starting point guard Anthony Wash, Redford junior, went [...]