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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 [...]

Law professor speaks on importance of social media professionalism

How prepared would you feel if a future employer or graduate school was to examine your Facebook, Twitter or Instagram profile at this very moment? Would there be any offensive language?  Inappropriate pictures? We all know [...]

Pleiad from Senegal: International community responds to epidemic

Pleiad from Senegal is a guest column by former Pleiad editor-in-chief Nicholas Diamond. Nick is abroad in Senegal, studying public health, French and Wolof.  He’ll be reporting about health challenges and cultural experiences while in Dakar. On Oct. 17, the World [...]

Bon Appetit redesigns meal plans for busy students

By Rebecca Barry With the new changes in meal plans, busy schedules and simply being a college student, sometimes finding the time to do daily tasks can be a struggle. Nearly 40% of Albion’s students are [...]

Challenging sexual assault at Albion

It is hard to miss the posters plastered all over campus. The simple yet striking design features recognizable Albion College staff and students holding up signs against rape culture and campus sexual assault. Some signs feature [...]

Pleiad in Paris: France from two departments

At Albion, it’s not uncommon for students to travel to far off places with classes or other organizations. Some students, like me, even get to travel to the same destination twice. In October 2012, I went [...]

Neuroscience speaker focuses on ending degenerative brain disease

By John Forsyth Towsley Hall was completely packed and attendees were glued to their seats on a cloudy Tuesday night as Dr. Gregory Petsko, a guest speaker from Cornell University, talked about a new experimental drug [...]

Red Wings’ playoff chances rest on goalie, player health

By Steve Marowski The Detroit Red Wings started the 2014-2015 season on Thursday, October 9, hosting the Boston Bruins at Joe Louis Arena. While the Wings defeated the Bruins 2-1, they hosted the Anaheim Ducks two [...]

Q&A: author Joe Wilkins

The American West has fascinated Americans for decades.  The great plains have been romanticized in American literature, film, and music countless times.  Something about the wide-open spaces and the tough men and women who have attempted [...]

Gallery: Bohm Theatre reopens downtown

Additional reporting by Josh Van Laan The Bohm is back and better than before. On Thursday, Oct. 16, the Albion community came together to celebrate the reopening of the city’s historic downtown Bohm Theatre. The event [...]