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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 [...]

Pleiad from Senegal: International community responds to epidemic

Pleiad from Senegal is a guest column by former Pleiad editor-in-chief Nicholas Diamond. Nick is abroad in Senegal, studying public health, French and Wolof.  He’ll be reporting about health challenges and cultural experiences while in Dakar. On Oct. 17, the World [...]

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 [...]

Gallery: Bohm Theatre reopens downtown

Additional reporting by Josh Van Laan The Bohm is back and better than before. On Thursday, Oct. 16, the Albion community came together to celebrate the reopening of the city’s historic downtown Bohm Theatre. The event [...]

Q&A: Albion city manager Sheryl Mitchell

 Albion’s long search for a new City Manager has finally come to an end. On Sept. 3, 2014, Sheryl Mitchell started her first full day on the job as the new City Manager for the Albion [...]

Pleiad from Senegal: The case for the liberal arts in Senegal

Pleiad from Senegal is a guest column by former Pleiad editor-in-chief Nicholas Diamond. Nick is abroad in Senegal, studying public health, French and Wolof.  He’ll be reporting about health challenges and cultural experiences while in Dakar.   According to a 2011 [...]

Orioles bring brooms to Motown, sweep the Tigers

With all of the drama that has occurred over the last several days in the baseball world, it has seen its first elimination – the Detroit Tigers were swept by the Baltimore Orioles in three games. [...]

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 [...]

Q&A: Meet the 2014 homecoming court

As the fall season flies by, we find ourselves in the midst of another Albion Homecoming. Purple and gold grace the poles on the newly renovated Hannah Street, alumni are making their way back to their [...]

Savoring a sweet spot at Festival of the Forks

By Cara Henry How’s this for tradition? Every single year for nearly half a century, people have gathered in downtown Albion for a huge celebration. As you probably know, since you were probably there last weekend, Festival [...]