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Neuroscience speaker focuses on ending degenerative brain disease

By John Forsyth Towsley Hall was completely packed and 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 that could [...]

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 [...]

Review: Urinetown

In a world where water is short, something’s got to give. In this town, plumbing is what gives. No one is allowed their own toilet, nor are they permitted to pee where they please. Public privies [...]

Q&A: Albion city manager Sheryl Mitchell

By Clare Kolenda  Albion’s long search for a new City Manager has finally come to an end. On Sept. 3, 2014, Sheryl Mitchell started her first full day on the job as the new City Manager [...]

Pleiad from Senegal: The case for the liberal arts in Senegal

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.   According to a 2011 [...]

Orioles bring brooms to Motown, sweep the Tigers

By Steven Marowski With all of the drama that has occurred over the last several days in the baseball world, it has seen its first elimination – the Detroit Tigers were swept by the Baltimore Orioles [...]

Yik Yak grows at Albion College

If you haven’t heard of it, you probably will soon. It’s the new popular app on Albion’s campus and across hundreds of other college campuses throughout the nation. It’s called Yik Yak. Yik Yak is an [...]

Step inside the new Bohm Theatre

On Thursday, October 16th , the marquee on the Bohm theater will be lit for the first time in six years.  The lighting comes ahead of the Bohm’s “soft opening” that weekend, featuring walking tours and screenings of [...]