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So many new establishments are making their way to Albion. Soon there’ll be a hotel in town, a Taco Bell and more additions to the town. However, in downtown Albion, there’s a “For Sale” sign on [...]

Legacy Awards Celebrates Leaders on Campus and in Community

The Bobbit Arts Auditorium was packed with students, faculty and community members last Wednesday, April 13, as more than 20 individuals received Legacy Awards. This is the most award recipients ever to be awarded for their [...]

Contested Race for Student Senate President

It has been years since the Albion College Student Senate has seen a contested race for office. However, this year’s contested race for student senate president is paving the way for a different set of students: [...]

Students Say: Build Communities, Not Walls

Additional reporting by Jennifer McDonell  Students and faculty gathered around the rock today in the middle in the quad to stand in solidarity and support of students in the Latino community who felt unsafe from the [...]

Albion Students Take Back the Night

“There is a certain power in speaking your story out loud, and I wanted to give people the chance to do that,” said Bailey Beem, Avoca, Mich., senior and president of POWER. Albion College’s first annual Take [...]

Taco Bell Scheduled to Open This Summer

Right across the street from the ice cream shop Frosty Dan’s, a new restaurant is underway. A Taco Bell is scheduled to open its doors this summer, attracting hungry customers driving past on I-94 and at [...]

Second Big Read Likely to Catch Fire

  Last fall Albion was put under the spell of Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Wizard of Earthsea. Through the National Endowment of the Arts’ Big Read grant, Albion became one of 75 cities to receive [...]

Commencement Speaker Announced

Today Robert H. Bartlett was announced as the speaker at the upcoming Commencement Ceremony. Bartlett graduated from Albion College in 1960 before pursuing a career in medicine. After earning his bachelor’s degree, he attended University of [...]

Kids and Stuff Hosts Easter Egg Hunt

On March 21, the Kids ‘N’ Stuff Children’s Museum downtown hosted their second annual Great Museum Egg Hunt. The free event was open to community families and children ten and under. The building was buzzing with [...]

Weighing In On Backpacks

Backpacks are an everyday part of students’ lives. Every morning, many of us squeeze our heavy laptops, books and notes into our bags and walk off to class with weighed down shoulders. We compare how heavy [...]