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Q&A with Senator Randy Richardville

Randy Richardville, ’81 alumus, is the Senate Majority Leader for the Michigan State Senate.  Richardville then spent time in the private sector, working at both furniture manufacturers La-Z-Boy and Herman Miller before first running for the [...]

Personality Profile: Catherine Fontana

On Thursday, April 17, Catherine Fontana, ’08 alumna, presented on the role of gender in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).  In a talk titled “Breaking the Glass Beaker- Promoting Gender Equality in [...]

Students protest Schuette trusteeship

On Friday, April 4, around a dozen Albion College students organized a protest in front of the Ferguson Hall administration building.  According to documents distributed by the protesters, the students gathered to protest Michigan attorney general [...]

Union Board announces Big Show

On Tuesday, March 31, the Albion College Union Board unveiled the Big Show act for 2014: Detroit-based pop artist Mike Posner.  The show will be held Monday, April 21st at the Dow Center. Posner, a Detroit [...]

Interim president named Oberlin VP of finance

On Monday, March 17, Albion College officials announced the departure of interim president Mike Frandsen.  A statement written by Don Sheets, chair of the Albion College Board of Trustees, said that Frandsen had taken a position [...]

Toxicology report uncovers student death

An Alma College first-year student’s toxicology report was released on March 20 following his autopsy.  The circumstances of the student’s death led professionals to address the dangerous combination of cold temperatures and underage drinking. The toxicology [...]

Inside Union Board: how the big acts come to Albion

With a position called “Vice President of Comedy,” you might think Christian Schubert’s job description entails sitting behind the President of Comedy during the State of the Union stand-up address. However, Schubert’s role actually involves directly [...]

Gay marriage ban on trial in Michigan

The battle for equality in marriage laws has reached the courtrooms of Michigan. In recent months, courts have overturned bans on same-sex marriages in Texas, Virginia and Utah. Some commentators say Michigan’s ban will likely follow [...]

Incoming president plans to live on campus

Incoming Albion College president Mauri Ditzler is looking to engage directly with students, staff and faculty in his upcoming term, and plans to do so by living among them on campus. Ditzler lives on campus at [...]

Q&A with Julian Bond

As we drove along the lengthy expanse of I-94 East, Julian Bond looked straight ahead.  His eyes have the greyish tinge of age, perhaps the reward of decades of struggle against oppression.  As he spoke, the [...]