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Editor’s farewell and end of the semester notice

We would like to announce that this is our last publication cycle until fall 2014. Also, it’s become somewhat of a Pleiad tradition for the editor-in-chief to write lessons learned at the end of his or her term. After six semesters on [...]

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 [...]

Pleiad recognized at Leadership Dessert

Yesterday, on April 8, The Pleiad‘s editor-in-chief recognized four student journalists for contributions to the staff at the Sleight Leadership Dessert.  The Albion College office of campus programs and organizations honored student achievement with funding from the Sleight [...]

Brief: Mad Men season seven to conclude series

AMC’s Mad Men will premiere this Sunday, April 19. A Beautiful Mine is now set as my iPhone’s alarm clock, so I know the next season is finally here. Matthew Weiner, series creator and executive producer, split Mad Men: [...]

Pleiad advises The Times during moratorium threat

Once Lupita Nyong’o and Chiwetel Ejiofor left the red carpet after receiving Best Picture for 12 Years a Slave, a Twitter user identified a flaw in the article on which the movie is based. The New [...]

Opinion: A moratorium on publication

The Albion Pleiad has been informing the Albion community since 1883. As Albion College student journalists, we are proud of that history. We are proud to be a part of a higher institution of learning that [...]

Letter from the Editor

After nine days, the Dean of Students has lifted the moratorium on our publication.  More about that is to come in the near future. In the meantime, we are pleased to be publishing again. Look for [...]

Q&A with interim president Frandsen

On July 1, Dr. Mike Frandsen began his term as interim president for the 2013-14 year. Frandsen has previously served as the college’s VP of finance and administration, the director of the Gerstacker Institute and an [...]

Q&A: Chief André Flaubert Nana tours college, community

From April 28 to May 1, Chief André Flaubert Nana (above left, with French Professors Dianne Guenin-Lelle and Emmanuel Yewah) paid a humanitarian visit to Albion College to help celebrate the year of Global Diversity.  He traveled [...]

2012-13: The year in review

IT upgrades campus WiFi “We were hearing from students that they are bringing this equipment and want wireless, and we wanted to be able to do that,” Stephen said. “I’m really pleased that we have gotten [...]