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Michigan-Born Band to Take the Bohm Theater

It’s not every day that a new and upcoming band ventures to little, old Albion to feature their music. However, on Wednesday, Feb. 3, Albion is in for a treat. Joe Hertler & the Rainbow Seekers, [...]

Albion, Marshall Schools Step Closer to Annexation; State OK’s $4M Grant

While Albion College students packed for five weeks of break, Albion Community School (ACS,) facing dwindling enrollment and massive debt, approved the annexation of their district to Marshall Community Schools (MCS). While students feasted on holiday [...]

Local Reverend Offers Spiritual Support to Students

Reverend Donald Phillips occupies many roles: pastor, president, husband, father and, most recently, faith community liaison between Albion and Albion College students. Philips has pastored at Lewis Chapel, one of the oldest African American churches in [...]

A Thrilling Occasion

On Saturday, Oct. 31  at 6:30 p.m., zombies will invade the Quad at Albion College. Don’t worry, it’s not the zombie apocalypse—college students and community members will come together dressed as zombies to perform Michael Jackson’s [...]

Bada-Bing, Bada-Bohm: Comedians Featured at the Bohm Theatre

Are you tired of Netflix and movie theatres? Are you looking for something different to do during your free time? The new comedy shows at the Bohm might be the perfect entertainment for you. The theatre [...]

William Ferguson ’52: “Friend, Leader, Mentor”

Every morning, President Mauri Ditzler walks through the doors of the William C. Ferguson Student, Technology and Administrative Services Building and passes the portrait of the building’s namesake, William Ferguson, a longtime board member and past [...]

Big Read Comes to Albion

Albion was chosen to receive the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Big Read project funding. This provided a great opportunity for Albion’s college campus and community to engage in a month long event focused on [...]

Ace Owns the Place: Tiny Equine Has Big Personality

This local celebrity has striking blue eyes, loves to eat and stands only 33 inches tall. Meet Ace, the miniature horse owned by Albion College’s Equestrian Club. This tiny equine arrived at the college in October [...]

Show Your Best – Coming Soon!

Mark your calendars because something new is coming to Albion this year. This Saturday, Oct. 24 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the Chamber of Commerce and City Hall are putting on the first ever community trade [...]

Collaboration Space Coming Downtown

The empty building at 101 Superior St. looks chipped, grey and lifeless as the clouds overhead–but that’s all about to change. The building in downtown Albion will become an active creative collaboration site in the near [...]