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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 [...]

Q&A: Meet the 2014 homecoming court

As the fall season flies by, we find ourselves in the midst of another Albion Homecoming. Purple and gold grace the poles on the newly renovated Hannah Street, alumni are making their way back to their [...]

Telescope, observatory get spruced up in time for homecoming

Albion College has an extremely rare possession – an original Alvan Clark telescope.  The telescope recently had its 130th anniversary, and the physics department arraigned to clean the telescope with money requested from the Provost. Professor Nicolle [...]