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NHL Trade Deadline Recap

At 3 P.M. on Monday, March 2, the NHL trade deadline hit and officially ended the period of which teams could trade one player for another without players having to clear waivers. Like any other trade [...]

News brief: Student Senate funds new fire pit on campus

The Albion College Student Senate has been looking for a way to bring students together who might not be involved in a club or organization. Last fall’s construction and remodeling left Albion College with unused stones [...]

Review: Student-written Workshops

Every year, Albion College theatre students get the opportunity to write and direct their own short plays. This allows them to express themselves as actors and writers as well as experiment with directing style. They also [...]

Opinion: social media isn’t making us unsocial

By Clare Kolenda We’ve all heard the argument about how social media is making us unsocial. In fact, this constant barrage of warnings has become almost a cliché. While there is a truth to these words, [...]

The Pleiad picks the Oscar winners

The 87th annual Academy Awards are fast approaching—they air this Sunday, Feb. 22nd. The nominations have been causing quite a stir in the media since their announcement. Many people claim the nominations are “whitewashed,” and lack [...]

Albion College selects Rev. Faith Fowler, ’81 as commencement speaker

Sources within the Albion College President’s office confirmed to The Pleiad this week that Reverend Faith Fowler, ’81 alumna, would be this year’s commencement speaker. Fowler is a community organizer and religious leader in Detroit, and [...]

Opinion: Leelah Alcorn’s suicide is tragic, but started a conversation

Leelah Alcorn, born Joshua Ryan Alcorn, made national headlines just over a month ago when she committed suicide on Dec. 28, 2014. Leelah struggled with identity her whole life. She was sent to conservative Christian and conversion therapists [...]

History, passion, and art: a Holocaust survivor’s story

Last week, one of the last messengers of a violent period in history came to the Bobbitt auditorium at Albion College. On Wednesday, Feb. 4, Holocaust survivor and digital artist Miriam M. Brysk presented her exhibit, [...]

Up your dating game with an Albion twist

When I think “dating” at Albion, three things come directly to mind: third floor Mudd, the unsettling smell of a fraternity and heading to jackson to eat AKA sushi—over and over and over again. I mean, [...]

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, [...]