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College takes action for The Big Read

Albion College has added an English major with an emphasis in professional writing to its English department. With hopes of supporting the professional writing emphasis, Jessica Roberts, associate professor, and members of the Albion community have gathered [...]

Singles mingle for Korean Black Day

In American society, many single men and women find themselves crying into a half-devoured chocolate box while watching romantic comedies on Netflix during Valentine’s Day. However, in Korean society, there is actually a day dedicated to [...]

Spartans unite for Lacey Holsworth

Last week you might have seen “#PrincessLacey” or “#LoveLikeLacey” floating around on Twitter. The trend started in memory of a little girl named Lacey Holsworth, who recently died of cancer at age eight. This death was [...]

Q&A with Poet Dan Albergotti

On Thursday, April 10, poet Dan Albergotti read a selection of his poems to an eager audience in the Wendell Will Room at the Stockwell-Mudd Library, as part of his current tour. On Friday, The Pleiad [...]

Women say no to rape culture

It’s easy to see the effects of rape culture in a woman’s day-to-day life if you know what to look for. The signs are everywhere, and they play a role in a lot of decisions women [...]

Review: Time and the Conways

Synopsis: Written by J.B Priestly in 1937, this play follows a rich widow and her six children. It begins in 1919, only a short time after Mrs. Conway’s husband drowned. Her children are playing charades and [...]

Associates program to recognize elite Brits

Effective this fall, a new program will recognize Albion College’s stand-out students who are capable of taking on responsibility that may exceed that of ordinary student employment. The Albion Associates program will offer up to 30 [...]

Meal plans expected to change next year

How many times a week do you actually go to Baldwin? Do you utilize the unlimited entry swipes per week that the standard meal plan accounts for? According to David Lauffer, dining services manager for Bon [...]

Brief: Mad Men season seven to conclude series

AMC’s Mad Men will premiere this Sunday, April 19. A Beautiful Mine is now set as my iPhone’s alarm clock, so I know the next season is finally here. Matthew Weiner, series creator and executive producer, split Mad Men: [...]

Incognito mode for real life

In October of 2011, the Find My Friends app was released which allowed users to easily see where their friends were on a map using location information gathered by their smartphones. It was intended for users [...]