Archive for Community

Albion Native, Forrest Jackson, Leads Marshall Football Team to a Win Against Rival Lumen Christi

Guest Post by Morgan Garmo Friday night, Sept. 25, the Marshall Football team defeated Lumen Christi, 21-14, at Albion College, breaking Lumen Christi’s 20 year winning streak against Marshall. This game was more than a rivalry. [...]

Aging Water Tower Could Result in Costly Repairs for the City

Guest Post by Corey Wheeler Albion’s water main system is a rising problem for the City of Albion, one that they need to address in the coming years. Albion residents may face rising water rates as [...]

Group Projects with a Purpose

Parents and children of the community have spoken. Now Albion College students will work to turn the community’s ideas into realities. Dr. Vicki Baker’s Economics and Management 359 class created surveys and sent them home with [...]

Albion College Students Could Help Save the District Library

Guest Post by Olivia Rose The Albion District Library (ADL) has served as a vital piece of the Albion community since becoming a district library in 2007. The library board and faculty have pushed to provide [...]

Unity Rally to Take Place Tomorrow

Thursday, Sept. 17, faculty and students will gather on the Quadrangle in order to demonstrate their support of diversity, fairness and respect. Professors Cliff Harris, Carrie Booth Walling and Brad Chase planned this event after receiving [...]

Annual Festival of the Forks to Celebrate its 49th Year

The weekend of Sept. 18 marks the 49th anniversary of the Festival of the Forks. The festival—started in 1966—has become a cherished tradition that celebrates the town’s geographical location. The town festival gets its name from [...]

Young Talent Rocks the Bohm

The atmosphere in the Bohm Theater swelled with anticipation. “Come on!” one woman shouted from the back. After a long, tense moment that he clearly enjoyed, emcee Genesis Terrell finally announced this year’s first place winner [...]

Boutique Hotel a Catalyst for Change to Downtown Albion

Albion College alumnus Dr. Samuel Shaheen, ’88, is leading the development of a boutique hotel and conference center in downtown Albion. On Tuesday July 28, the Michigan Economic Development Corps. (MEDC) announced a $1 million Michigan [...]

New 3D printer wows Albion campus

In recent news, Albion College’s Instructional Technology, known as IT, just installed the first ever 3-D printer. Students are now able to create interesting and inventive projects that can be used inside and outside of the [...]

In Remembrance of Julian Bond

It’s 1968 and the Democratic National Convention just shook the political and social fixtures of American society. Julian Bond became the first African-American man to be nominated for vice president of the United States. Protestors and [...]