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City of Albion honors Ruth Holland Scott ahead of MLK convocation

In an event held Tuesday morning at the Albion United Methodist Church, Albion Mayor Joe Domingo and City Manager Sheryl Mitchell presented Ruth Holland Scott with a key to the city in recognition of her life’s [...]

Breaking: President Ditzler announces plan to provide local students with Albion College education

On Monday, Nov. 10, Albion College announced its largest investment to date in the revitalization of its host community. In a press conference in Norris Hall, Albion College president Mauri Ditzler unveiled the Build Albion Fellows [...]

Q&A: A conversation with Bill Sweeney

As Republicans reclaim the Senate, partisanship in America is about to have a whole new look, making an alumni’s recent talk all the more poignant.  Bill Sweeney, a ‘98 alum, recently visited campus to talk about [...]

Candidate forum gives citizens a chance to speak

A diverse crowd gathered on Thursday night in the cafeteria of Albion’s public school for a political candidate forum. In the background, the sounds of a middle school basketball game and the scent of popped popcorn clung [...]

Second Halloween Spooktacular doubles down on community outreach

Following the success of last year’s event, Albion College is hosting another  Halloween Spooktacular for the community. The event aims to bring the Albion community and the college together, as children from the town will partake [...]

Bon Appetit redesigns meal plans for busy students

With the new changes in meal plans, busy schedules and simply being a college student, sometimes finding the time to do daily tasks can be a struggle. Nearly 40% of Albion’s students are involved in varsity [...]

Neuroscience speaker focuses on ending degenerative brain disease

By John Forsyth Towsley Hall was completely packed and attendees were 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 [...]

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 [...]

First changes to MCAT in 23 years to take effect next April

For pre-medical students, there is perhaps nothing more daunting than the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), the standardized test required of all medical school applicants. Starting in April 2015, the MCAT is going to look a [...]

Angela Sheets speaks about $1 million donation

Towards the end of Mauri Ditzler’s inaugural ceremony, it was hard not to feel stirred by the enthusiasm and hopeful energy that radiated off the Quad. The announcement of a $1 million donation by Albion College [...]