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Opinion: Obama forgoes bipartisanship for liberal agenda

Late Tuesday evening, President Barack Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union address. His speech aimed to not only outline the White House’s 2015 legislative agenda, but evoke a sense of unity amongst the American [...]

What is the Pleiad?

The Albion Pleiad, founded in 1883, is Albion College’s award-winning student news publication.  As student journalists, we publish content three times each week related to news, features, arts and cultures, sports, opinions and community.  Staffers meet [...]

Associates program to recognize elite Brits

Effective this fall, a new program will recognize Albion College’s stand-out students who are capable of taking on responsibility that may exceed that of ordinary student employment. The Albion Associates program will offer up to 30 [...]

Creativity: the secret to enjoying Baldwin food

There is no doubt that trips to the college cafeteria become monotonous. Naturally, we start heading straight for our favorite food stations upon entry and suddenly it’s Thursday and we realize we’ve eaten pasta and chocolate [...]

Celebrating women through music and poetry

Kicked off by Dr. Trish Franzen’s lecture on Dr. Anna Howard Shaw on Tuesday, March 25, Women’s History Month has been packed into a week full of events to draw awareness to the importance of women [...]

Successful philanthropy week celebrates Albion giving

From the light illuminating each classroom down to the funny egg-shape chairs scattered about newly-renovated Stockwell library, Albion College has been powered, in innumerable ways, by the generosity of its donors. As a nonprofit organization, Albion [...]

Personality Profile: Patrick Coyle

Patrick Coyle, ’84 alumnus, may have been your typical Albion student-athlete who spent his freshman days in second-east Wesley, pledged a fraternity and played college-level lacrosse, but what Coyle took away from his liberal arts education [...]

Opinion: Sorority sisters prep for Anchor Splash

Throughout the next week or so, it should come as no surprise if you spot sorority houses lit up at 11 p.m., hear loud music blaring from the Kresge dance studio or see girls (who may [...]

Personality Profile: Kara Bowers

Ann Arbor junior Kara Bowers, biology major and student-athlete, decided last year that she needed a break from Putnam Hall and a more hands-on experience in science. Last August, Bowers traveled to the Atherton Tablelands of [...]

Personality Profile: Lindsay Pennala

The easy-going, yet zealous Lindsay Pennala is more than an animal-loving badass who shaved the side of her head just because. She is a lover of all things travel and adventure with motives that far exceed [...]