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Albion Biggby Coffee hosts fundraiser for Springport boy with optical tumor

The Albion Biggby Coffee house on Friday, Jan. 30, was bustling with the steady hum of chatter from the customers. Sky blue shirts with the “Super Z” decal dominated the room.  From students to the elderly, [...]

City of Albion honors Ruth Holland Scott ahead of MLK convocation

In an event held Tuesday morning at the Albion United Methodist Church, Albion Mayor Joe Domingo and City Manager Sheryl Mitchell presented Ruth Holland Scott with a key to the city in recognition of her life’s [...]

Editorial: Albion College must allow students to live off-campus

A few weeks ago, I spent some time in Detroit with the Ford Institute on the Sleight Leadership Fellowship trip.  The visit was designed to give select students hands-on interaction with the revitalization of Detroit.  Throughout the [...]

Holiday Shopping in Downtown Albion

With the Christmas season already underway, this time of the year is prime time for retailers. Commercials, emails and ads with coupons are just a few of the ways that they want to capture your attention [...]

Black Student Alliance panel discusses racial and identity issues

On Saturday, Nov. 22, The Black Student Alliance hosted “The Talk: The War on Silence” in Upper Baldwin. “The Talk” consisted of a panel of Albion students and faculty that answered questions about race, stereotypes, sexuality [...]

Guest Opinion: Why “The Talk: A War on Silence” matters

By Langston Brannon-Pugh We aren’t really talking if no one is saying anything, even if it’s misunderstood or completely wrong. Mistakes are what groom our growth. I’ve noticed talking about diversity or indifference on this campus [...]

Profile: While the city sleeps, Harry Longon hits the roads and all its potholes

It’s 3:30 a.m. and the sun has a good four hours before it will rise. At this hour, you wouldn’t expect anyone to be starting their day. Yet Harry Longon has already gotten his cup of [...]

Breaking: President Ditzler announces plan to provide local students with Albion College education

On Monday, Nov. 10, Albion College announced its largest investment to date in the revitalization of its host community. In a press conference in Norris Hall, Albion College president Mauri Ditzler unveiled the Build Albion Fellows [...]

Candidate forum gives citizens a chance to speak

A diverse crowd gathered on Thursday night in the cafeteria of Albion’s public school for a political candidate forum. In the background, the sounds of a middle school basketball game and the scent of popped popcorn clung [...]

Second Halloween Spooktacular doubles down on community outreach

Following the success of last year’s event, Albion College is hosting another  Halloween Spooktacular for the community. The event aims to bring the Albion community and the college together, as children from the town will partake [...]