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Why I hate the Christmas song “Baby it’s Cold Outside”

I think Christmas songs are great – they get people in the holiday spirit, and they remind me of great memories. Whether a classic hit or a new spin on an old favorite, Christmas music is [...]

Photos: Albion blows out Aurora 62-13 in last home game of season

On Saturday, November 15th, the Britons braved the cold to pull out a big win against Aurora for the home crowd.  Check out the photos below. [...]

College incorporates financial wellness into theme year events

The Wellness Theme Year at Albion College encompasses seven different dimensions of wellness: physical, intellectual, financial, emotional, spiritual, social and environmental. During the month of November, the wellness theme year committee is encouraging awareness of financial [...]

Photos: Second Halloween Spooktacular

The second Albion College Halloween Spooktacular took place  on Friday, Oct. 31. The event was a way to celebrate collaboration between the college and community as well as the traditions of Halloween. Photos by Alex Carey [...]

Law professor speaks on importance of social media professionalism

How prepared would you feel if a future employer or graduate school was to examine your Facebook, Twitter or Instagram profile at this very moment? Would there be any offensive language?  Inappropriate pictures? We all know [...]

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 [...]