Archive for Opinions

Opinion: Moving the Marching Band to Second Class

It was early fall of 2015 when Samuel McIlhagga, an associate professor and director of bands at Albion College, first found out. Because of athletic facility upgrades, the A-Field – where his British Eighth Marching Band [...]

Opinion: Wellness Options for Students Promote Healthy Lifestyles

When fitness options for students are limited to a small weight room that is so overflowed with athletes and equipment that people are forced to use in the hallway, living a healthy lifestyle can be difficult [...]

What’s Next for Renovation?

Last year, construction started on Albion’s fields, beginning with the resurfacing of the indoor track from an old blue surface into a newer, purple one. Since last spring, piles of dirt have taken over the soccer [...]

First-Year You vs. Senior You

Two days after I moved into my final room at Albion College, I received a Timehop notification which took me to a photo my mother posted on Facebook three years ago. It was a picture of [...]

Shadowhunters: Is Second Time the Charm?

Guest Post by Katherine Buzan  After the release of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones in 2013, I felt slightly worried when I saw they decided to produce another adaptation of Cassandra Clare’s book series, The [...]

Editor’s Farewell

My time here might be slightly different than some students. Just a four short semesters ago I was walking the halls of Vulgamore, trying to find my first class and praying that I made the right [...]