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Q&A: Molly Beauregard talks meditation, education and the power of creativity

Sociology professor Molly Beauregard has taught at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit for 15 years. In 2013, she co-founded Tuning the Student Mind, a foundation sponsored by the Creative Activist Program supporting individuals who use [...]

Report: Interfraternity pledge-fighting ring under investigation

Late Saturday evening, Albion police officers blocked entry to multiple fraternities for investigation of what has now surfaced to be a top secret, inter-fraternal pledge-fighting ring. Rescued pledges, drenched in Natty Light and each others’ tears, [...]

Blues at the Bohm is a hit with College, community

On the first Monday in March, the rhythm of the blues lured an eclectic group of Albion’s community into the Bohm Theater. It all started less than three weeks before when Albion College chemistry professor Dr. [...]

Up your dating game with an Albion twist

When I think “dating” at Albion, three things come directly to mind: third floor Mudd, the unsettling smell of a fraternity and heading to jackson to eat AKA sushi—over and over and over again. I mean, [...]

Four years, 48,000 kilometers: a senior’s reflection on studying abroad

In this competitive economy, college students everywhere are looking to obtain an edge, a unique element, a resume-builder that sets them apart and gives them an advantage. Throughout my college career, I’ve had the opportunity to [...]

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 [...]