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Q&A with Senator Randy Richardville

Randy Richardville, ’81 alumus, is the Senate Majority Leader for the Michigan State Senate.  Richardville then spent time in the private sector, working at both furniture manufacturers La-Z-Boy and Herman Miller before first running for the [...]

Students protest Schuette trusteeship

On Friday, April 4, around a dozen Albion College students organized a protest in front of the Ferguson Hall administration building.  According to documents distributed by the protesters, the students gathered to protest Michigan attorney general [...]

Union Board announces Big Show

On Tuesday, March 31, the Albion College Union Board unveiled the Big Show act for 2014: Detroit-based pop artist Mike Posner.  The show will be held Monday, April 21st at the Dow Center. Posner, a Detroit [...]

Interim president named Oberlin VP of finance

On Monday, March 17, Albion College officials announced the departure of interim president Mike Frandsen.  A statement written by Don Sheets, chair of the Albion College Board of Trustees, said that Frandsen had taken a position [...]

Gay marriage ban on trial in Michigan

The battle for equality in marriage laws has reached the courtrooms of Michigan. In recent months, courts have overturned bans on same-sex marriages in Texas, Virginia and Utah. Some commentators say Michigan’s ban will likely follow [...]

Budget doesn’t hinder theater performance

Members of every academic department can understand the woes of equipment failure. But there is a big difference between malfunctioning computers and stage props that fall apart in your hand. The Albion College Theater Department has been [...]

Incoming president plans to live on campus

Incoming Albion College president Mauri Ditzler is looking to engage directly with students, staff and faculty in his upcoming term, and plans to do so by living among them on campus. Ditzler lives on campus at [...]

Q&A with Julian Bond

As we drove along the lengthy expanse of I-94 East, Julian Bond looked straight ahead.  His eyes have the greyish tinge of age, perhaps the reward of decades of struggle against oppression.  As he spoke, the [...]

Julian Bond delivers MLK keynote address

Julian Bond, renowned civil rights activist and scholar, delivered the keynote address at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. convocation. The  convocation, now in its 16th year, took place at the Goodrich Chapel on Thursday, Jan. 30. [...]

Obama gives fifth State of the Union speech

On Tuesday, Jan. 28, President Obama gave his fifth State of the Union address.  He focused much of the speech on painting a picture of America in recovery from the economic strife of recent years and called [...]