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Albion College appoints Marc Roy as new Provost

On Friday, May 1, Albion College officials announced the appointment of Dr. Marc Roy to the position of Provost. Roy previously served as provost at Goucher College in Maryland, and currently sits as the board chair of the [...]

Step to power: students demand stegosaurus in Science Center

A recent student satisfaction survey conducted by Albion College’s department of Residential Life found that students were unhappy with a few aspects of Albion life; namely, the supply of dinosaur skeletons available for perusal in the [...]

Campus Safety announces incredible new details about Hurricane Albion

By Clare Kolenda Albion officials reopened an investigation on the microburst that affected the Albion community on Sept. 11, 2013, which has been notoriously named “Hurricane Albion”. The storm, which demolished homes, collapsed power lines, and [...]

Comedian Demetri Martin announced as 2015 big show

Albion College’s Union Board announced in a post on its Facebook page that comedian Demetri Martin would be performing for the College’s annual big show on Monday, April 20th. Martin is famous for his dry, observational [...]

Albion College Rock vandalized by unknown perpetrator

UPDATE: At 3:00 P.M., this article was updated to reflect a statement from Campus Safety. As Albion College woke up on the morning of Friday, March 27th, students and staff found that the Rock, a landmark [...]

Albion College faculty vote to clarify Albion’s diversity policy and relationship to UMC

By Phillip Carlisle On Thursday, March 19, Albion College’s faculty voted in favor of a resolution presented by the Faculty Committee on Diversity (FCD). The resolution, titled “Implications of Albion’s United Methodist Affiliation,” was presented with [...]

Opinion: The Hillary Clinton email scandal is missing the real issue about accountability

Full disclosure: the author owns a Hillary Clinton t-shirt. Pics available upon request. A couple of weeks ago, The New York Times broke a story about Hillary Clinton’s email use during her time as Secretary of [...]

Albion College announces free online access to New York Times for students, staff and faculty

On Wednesday, March 4, Albion College announced in an email to faculty that it would be providing free access to the online version of the New York Times to those with an email address. The [...]

Opinion: social media isn’t making us unsocial

By Clare Kolenda We’ve all heard the argument about how social media is making us unsocial. In fact, this constant barrage of warnings has become almost a cliché. While there is a truth to these words, [...]

Albion College selects Rev. Faith Fowler, ’81 as commencement speaker

Sources within the Albion College President’s office confirmed to The Pleiad this week that Reverend Faith Fowler, ’81 alumna, would be this year’s commencement speaker. Fowler is a community organizer and religious leader in Detroit, and [...]