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Pleiad in Paris: France from two departments

At Albion, it’s not uncommon for students to travel to far off places with classes or other organizations. Some students, like me, even get to travel to the same destination twice. In October 2012, I went [...]

Yik Yak grows at Albion College

If you haven’t heard of it, you probably will soon. It’s the new popular app on Albion’s campus and across hundreds of other college campuses throughout the nation. It’s called Yik Yak. Yik Yak is an [...]

Students and staff collaborate for year of wellness

Fitness classes and guest speakers are encouraging students to be aware of the year of wellness – but what does this really mean? Each year, the college explores  a different element of the liberal arts education through its theme [...]

Albion College joins Kalamazoo Promise

The last thing most college students want to think about is student loans: that haunting, gruesome, ugly lump of money just waiting to get paid back after college. According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, [...]

Students fundraise for Albion community

Here at Albion College, it’s not uncommon to attend unusual fundraising events – synchronized swimming competitions, paying to throw a pie at your friends’ faces or smashing cars with sledgehammers certainly come to mind. This past [...]

Albion students react to Big Show

One event Albion students can always count on for a good time is the Big Show. This year, Union Board brought in Neon Hitch and Mike Posner for a truly spectacular show. Traditionally, the Big Show [...]

Spartans unite for Lacey Holsworth

Last week you might have seen “#PrincessLacey” or “#LoveLikeLacey” floating around on Twitter. The trend started in memory of a little girl named Lacey Holsworth, who recently died of cancer at age eight. This death was [...]

Meal plans expected to change next year

How many times a week do you actually go to Baldwin? Do you utilize the unlimited entry swipes per week that the standard meal plan accounts for? According to David Lauffer, dining services manager for Bon [...]

Review: HIMYM series finale

On Monday, March 31, the CBS comedy that many of us know and love came to an end. After nine spectacular seasons that took us through both heartbreaks and laughs, How I Met Your Mother came [...]

College announces plans for new Starbucks

Last year, local business owners opened the first Biggby Coffee in the city of Albion. This week, the college announced its plans to open a Starbucks Coffee for the 2014-15 academic year. Starting late this May, [...]