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Campus-wide Internet problems

Today a mass text from Campus Safety was sent out to those on Albion’s campus that there was a campus wide Internet failure. This loss of connection, a problem of two different servers, resulted in changed [...]

Sigma Chi house stands vacant

On Albion College’s campus, the corner of East Erie Street and South Hannah Street is typically a place where you can find Sigma Chi Fraternity brothers outside playing corn hole, blasting music and tossing a football [...]

Albion College appoints Marc Roy as new Provost

On Friday, May 1, Albion College officials announced the appointment of Dr. Marc Roy to the position of Provost. Roy previously served as provost at Goucher College in Maryland, and currently sits as the board chair of the [...]

Comedian Demetri Martin announced as 2015 big show

Albion College’s Union Board announced in a post on its Facebook page that comedian Demetri Martin would be performing for the College’s annual big show on Monday, April 20th. Martin is famous for his dry, observational [...]

Albion College Rock vandalized by unknown perpetrator

UPDATE: At 3:00 P.M., this article was updated to reflect a statement from Campus Safety. As Albion College woke up on the morning of Friday, March 27th, students and staff found that the Rock, a landmark [...]

Albion College faculty vote to clarify Albion’s diversity policy and relationship to UMC

By Phillip Carlisle On Thursday, March 19, Albion College’s faculty voted in favor of a resolution presented by the Faculty Committee on Diversity (FCD). The resolution, titled “Implications of Albion’s United Methodist Affiliation,” was presented with [...]

Student Senate releases first student activity fee transparency report

This semester, the Albion College Student Senate Appropriations Committee has released their first bi-annual Student Activity Fee (SAF) Financial Report. The first report outlines the division of funds for various student organizations for the fall 2014 [...]

Albion College announces free online access to New York Times for students, staff and faculty

On Wednesday, March 4, Albion College announced in an email to faculty that it would be providing free access to the online version of the New York Times to those with an albion.edu email address. The [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]