Archive for Features

Guide to Fall Fun

Fall has finally arrived. The weather is getting chilly and the amount of time you want to spend outside is slim to none. If this is your first year on campus, you might be wondering what [...]

Albion Recognizes National Hazing Prevention Week

You may have noticed some of your friends’ Facebook cover photos changing, or perhaps a newly painted rock on Monday. These activities are all due to members of Albion Greek life actively participating in National Hazing [...]

Albion Raises the Bar

Albion College is fighting its way to the top of some of the most impressive college lists of America and the world. The National Liberal Arts Colleges ranked Albion as the 100th top liberal arts private [...]

Why Students Are Hesitant to Seek Counseling

Entering a new environment like college impacts students in so many ways. From stress levels, to relationships and networking, the students’ workloads changes drastically. Some of the impacts of these changes can affect them in ways [...]

Advice Column: How to Manage Time as a Student Athlete

Dear Kit, I am a first year student and I’m struggling to make time for my homework, sports team, and friends. How can I better manage my time? As a student-athlete, I get it. Twenty-four hours [...]

Kiese Laymon: Let’s Become Better at Being Human

Kiese Laymon, author of How To Slowly Kill Yourself And Others in America, visited Albion College this past Thursday, September 10. Laymon is an author and professor of English at Vassar College in New York, a small [...]

Ode to the Union Board Water Bottle

It comes in many shapes, sizes and colors. It bears many uses, both as a place to hold your favorite beverage, and as a calendar of events to keep you “in the know” throughout the semester. [...]

Alumni Success Story – “Less is More”

Albion College Class of 2014 Jane Finkel and Class of 2013 Brian Spencer have experienced a huge wave of support and success with their band “Less is More” in the past year. Finkel and Spencer met [...]

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. [...]

Student profile: Sydney Roeder

  Sydney is a sophomore from Midland, Michigan. She is an anthropology and international studies double major with a concentration in the Gerald R. Ford Institute for Leadership in Public Policy and Service. Sydney is actively involved on campus through her various [...]