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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 [...]

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 [...]