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Memories of Paris

These past couple of days have sent a shockwave through the country of France. Three senseless acts of terrorism have deprived the world of 129 beautiful human souls, along with leaving 352 in serious condition. The attacks [...]

Brit to the Future

On the fateful date of Oct. 26, 1985, Dr. Emmett Brown arrived with a quest for a young man by the name of Marty McFly. In order to save his future children, they must make an [...]

To Vote Or Not to Vote: Students, Know Your Power

For decades, one group of Americans has remained consistently underrepresented at the polls: young adults. Only 19.9 percent of 18-29 year olds voted last year, according to The Center for Information & Research on Civic Learning [...]

Guess What? You Have Friends…Right in Front of You

Dear Kit, Whenever I hang out with my friends, we always just end up on our phones…is there anyway to avoid this? One of my biggest pet peeves is when I’m talking to someone and they [...]

There Should Be an App for That

We’ve all heard the familiar phrase, “There’s an app for that!” Apps are created to make our lives easier and solve some of our first world “struggles”. But what apps are there that could make the [...]

Small School vs. Big University: Cultural Differences in Spain

Guest Post by Emily Miller When Albion College students leave for a study abroad program, they hear seemingly endless lectures on culture shock or experiences of adapting to different cultures. By the end of most of [...]

So You Want to Define the Relationship…

Dear Kit, I’ve been talking to this guy since the start of school and I really want to be in a relationship with him. I’m not sure how he’s feeling and I just what to know [...]

President West? I Ain’t Saying He’s a Vote Winner

Oh sweet Yeezus. Kayne for president? And—more alarming—Kim Kardashian as the first lady? Two months ago, West left MTV’s “Video Music Awards (“VMAs”)” with a Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award in his hand and a slack-jawed [...]

Finding Positive Energy During Your College Years

This week I did not receive a specific question, so I’m deciding to write about something I feel is extremely relevant to college students and people in general—cutting negativity out of your lives. My inspiration behind [...]

Caught in a Love Triangle? Here’s What You Do…

Dear Kit, What do you do if you like two guys in the same fraternity? Just about 1,300 students attend Albion, so naturally there’s an extremely small dating pool. Things like this are going to happen. [...]