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A Conversation with Eugene Robinson

On Jan. 30, Washington Post columnist Eugene Roberts gave a speech at the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation at the Bohm Theatre in downtown Albion. While he was in town, The Pleiad was given the [...]

2017 Oscar Predictions

As another year has gone by, another fresh batch of cinematic revelations has sent moviegoers flocking to their nearest theatre to immerse themselves in Hollywood’s greatest (and worst) flicks of the year. Only a select few [...]

Review: Top Girls

Top Girls is an hour and a half long play written by Caryl Churchill and directed here at Albion College by Visiting Assistant Professor Zach Fisher. The production follows a strong cast of women, particularly Marlene, [...]

Maybe We Shouldn’t Do the Time Warp Again

It can often be hard to try to remake a movie, especially when it has a loyal fan base. Lately, many directors seem to be taking on that very challenge with mixed results. Kenny Ortega, who [...]

Albion’s Big Read Commences With Holland Park Event

Albion’s Big Read program kicked-off this year’s activities on Saturday, Oct. 1. The Big Read is a series of community events designed to inspire and encourage reading. This year the Big Read will be tackling Ray [...]

What It’s Like Watching FX’s New Show Atlanta

If you haven’t heard of Atlanta, FX’s new critically acclaimed show, then expect to hear about it soon. A quasi-comedy, slice-of-life drama, the show is created and produced by Donald Glover, also known under his rap [...]