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The Big Read Is Warming Up

Albion is one of 77 cities that has been awarded the National Endowment of the Art’s grant to host The Big Read, which aims to bring a community together through a common book. This year’s book, [...]

Festival of the Forks Celebrates 50 Years

The Albion Festival of the Forks has been a staple of the community since its inception in 1966. For the past 50 years, the Festival of the Forks has been a fantastic way to showcase the [...]

Albion’s First Microbrewery on its Way

Students looking for after-hours entertainment will soon have their thirsts quenched with the opening of Albion’s first microbrewery. As part of a joint venture, Associate Physics Professor   Dr. Charles E. Moreau; alumni Ben Wade (‘99) and [...]

Albion Heritage Bed and Breakfast Serves Up Hospitality and Collects Stories

The Albion Heritage Bed and Breakfast has been a familiar face in the Albion community for the past 12 years. Because of its location so close to Albion College’s campus, it is a common spot for [...]

Community at Heart of Candace Cullen’s Senior Speech

When the class of 2016’s senior speaker application deadline was extended, Grand Rapids Mich., native Candace Cullens had her friends urging her to apply. She was hesitant at first, but the “bugs” her friends had placed [...]

Second Big Read Likely to Catch Fire

  Last fall Albion was put under the spell of Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Wizard of Earthsea. Through the National Endowment of the Arts’ Big Read grant, Albion became one of 75 cities to receive [...]