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Sharon Frandsen’s recipe for success

Even in a sea of people, it’s never too difficult to spot Sharon Frandsen at campus events. She’s the one with a basket on her arm, a gaggle of students surrounding her as she passes out [...]

Benefit concert rocks Victory park

Victory park was full of energy on Saturday evening when Albion College and the Albion Elementary and Middle School teamed for The Art of Noise: Nothing but Talent Benefit Concert. During the two-hour show, the audience [...]

Students fundraise for Albion community

Here at Albion College, it’s not uncommon to attend unusual fundraising events – synchronized swimming competitions, paying to throw a pie at your friends’ faces or smashing cars with sledgehammers certainly come to mind. This past [...]

Brief: Professor spends sabbatical in Albion

Every year, professors go on sabbatical and take a break from their work here on campus. Lynne Chytilo, ceramics and sculpture professor, has used her sabbatical before as an artist in resident at the International Ceramics [...]

Library locks up distractions

Just in time for finals week, Albion College’s Stockwell-Mudd Library has recently unveiled a new program to help students stay focused on their studies – and not their cell phones. It’s called the cell phone lock-up [...]

Frogs conduct nature’s orchestra on night hike

The sky hangs over us like a deep blue mirror, frosted with brilliant white flecks. Crunching leaves echo through the woods, where trees and walkers are barely distinguishable. The cool spring night wraps around us. On [...]

Personality Profile: Catherine Fontana

On Thursday, April 17, Catherine Fontana, ’08 alumna, presented on the role of gender in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).  In a talk titled “Breaking the Glass Beaker- Promoting Gender Equality in [...]

Albion students react to Big Show

One event Albion students can always count on for a good time is the Big Show. This year, Union Board brought in Neon Hitch and Mike Posner for a truly spectacular show. Traditionally, the Big Show [...]

Brief: Upcoming talent benefit concert

Performances of singing, dancing and spoken word, and all for the benefit of the Albion community? That’s right, The Art of Noise: Nothing but Talent Benefit Concert is preparing to put on a performance once again. [...]

Google Glass comes to Albion

Developed in 2012, Google Glass was officially released for beta testing early this year. Few lucky participants were approved to test the device for the price of $1,500, and Andy Boyan, a communication studies professor, was [...]