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Q&A with Senator Randy Richardville

Randy Richardville, ’81 alumus, is the Senate Majority Leader for the Michigan State Senate.  Richardville then spent time in the private sector, working at both furniture manufacturers La-Z-Boy and Herman Miller before first running for the [...]

Documentary shows importance of hula as art

In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (May), Albion College screened the documentary Holo Mai Pele or Pele Travels, which tells the story of an ancient Hawaiian myth. The event was sponsored by Intercultural Affairs, [...]

It’s not what you know, but who you know

The Albion experience continued for more than 40 alumni at a networking event on Thursday, March 27 at Granite City Food and Brewery in Troy, Mich. This was the second of two events coordinated by the college’s [...]

Pleiad recognized at Leadership Dessert

Yesterday, on April 8, The Pleiad‘s editor-in-chief recognized four student journalists for contributions to the staff at the Sleight Leadership Dessert.  The Albion College office of campus programs and organizations honored student achievement with funding from the Sleight [...]

Organizational culture and leadership lecture

Last Thursday, April 3, Albion College students and faculty alike poured into the Norris Auditorium. They gathered at 7 p.m. to listen to a lecture hosted by the Gerstacker Institute and psychology department. Together, these collegiate [...]

Students protest Schuette trusteeship

On Friday, April 4, around a dozen Albion College students organized a protest in front of the Ferguson Hall administration building.  According to documents distributed by the protesters, the students gathered to protest Michigan attorney general [...]

Crimea referendum struck down

The U.N. General Assembly approved a resolution on Thursday that invalidates the Ukrainian referendum to secede from Russia.  The resolution claimed the referendum violated Ukraine’s territorial integrity and international laws against annexation.  An overwhelming majority in [...]

Union Board announces Big Show

On Tuesday, March 31, the Albion College Union Board unveiled the Big Show act for 2014: Detroit-based pop artist Mike Posner.  The show will be held Monday, April 21st at the Dow Center. Posner, a Detroit [...]

Interim president named Oberlin VP of finance

On Monday, March 17, Albion College officials announced the departure of interim president Mike Frandsen.  A statement written by Don Sheets, chair of the Albion College Board of Trustees, said that Frandsen had taken a position [...]

Toxicology report uncovers student death

An Alma College first-year student’s toxicology report was released on March 20 following his autopsy.  The circumstances of the student’s death led professionals to address the dangerous combination of cold temperatures and underage drinking. The toxicology [...]