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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 [...]

Five tips to have the best Briton Bash experience

After classes this Wednesday, laying in your twin xl with the sheets peeling off of the corners probably seems more appealing than weaving through madness on the quad, but this is an event you don’t want [...]

The Pleiad’s Guide to Albion: 2015

So you’re starting your freshman year at Albion College. You might be overwhelmed by the Briton pride, the packed halls of Wesley and the plethora of activities your FYE mentors had on your welcome weekend agenda. [...]

Community Profile: Steven Stark

By Clare Kolenda It’s a small apartment a block away from downtown Albion. There’s a quaint kitchenette, with small, out-of-the way sleeping quarters off to the side. Light floods through the windows facing the street, illuminating [...]

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 [...]

Opinion: Albion College students should enjoy Albion’s downtown

On Tuesday, Nov. 18, Albion held its annual holiday parade downtown. Along with the parade came hot chocolate and cookie sales put on by community members, holiday shopping and visits with Santa Claus at Kids N [...]

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 [...]