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In remembrance of Julian Bond

It’s 1968 and the Democratic National Convention just shook the political and social fixtures of American society. Julian Bond became the first African-American man to be nominated for vice president of the United States. Protestors and [...]

Advice Column: Roommate problems, loving yourself and one-night stands

I don’t know my roommate and she doesn’t really talk. It’s so awkward in the room whenever we are together. What do I do? Truth is, your college roommate isn’t always your best friend. The first [...]

Five tips to have the best Briton Bash experience

After classes this Wednesday, laying in your twin xl with the sheets peeling off of the corners probably seems more appealing than weaving through madness on the quad, but this is an event you don’t want [...]

My experience as a Tigers’ reporter

The room was filled with cameras, journalists eagerly awaiting the answers to their questions, and Tigers representatives trying to stay on schedule. Even though I felt out of place with all of these professional reporters, I [...]

Letter to Students: What are you searching for?

With modern technology practically everywhere we look, the answer to almost any question can be found literally at our fingertips. Questions that used to take careful and methodical research can now be answered with a few [...]

Opinion: Faith Fowler as commencement speaker captures a moment of Albion history

As far as traditions go, commencement speakers are as old as they come. With the likes of Winston Churchill at Harrow School in 1941 to John F. Kennedy at American University in 1963, the position of [...]

Show Review: Lysistrata

Synopsis The Greek men have been off at war for who knows how long, and the women are sick of it. Lysistrata rallies the women to protest the war. How do they protest? By withholding sex [...]

Opinion: Are night classes really necessary?

As college students, we frequently attend classes at obscure times of the day. One day we might be up for class at 8 a.m. The next day, our school days might not begin until 2 or [...]

Opinion: The Hillary Clinton email scandal is missing the real issue about accountability

Full disclosure: the author owns a Hillary Clinton t-shirt. Pics available upon request. A couple of weeks ago, The New York Times broke a story about Hillary Clinton’s email use during her time as Secretary of [...]

Review: Student-written Workshops

Every year, Albion College theatre students get the opportunity to write and direct their own short plays. This allows them to express themselves as actors and writers as well as experiment with directing style. They also [...]