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Editor’s farewell and end of the semester notice

We would like to announce that this is our last publication cycle until fall 2014. Also, it’s become somewhat of a Pleiad tradition for the editor-in-chief to write lessons learned at the end of his or her term. After six semesters on [...]

Caroline Rothstein leaves lasting impression

Renowned poet, writer, performer and body empowerment advocate Caroline Rothstein performed in the Kellogg Center Stack at Albion College last Friday, March 28. The host of the YouTube series Body Empowerment was brought to Albion’s campus by the [...]

College announces plans for new Starbucks

Last year, local business owners opened the first Biggby Coffee in the city of Albion. This week, the college announced its plans to open a Starbucks Coffee for the 2014-15 academic year. Starting late this May, [...]

Part two: free trade at Albion

Part two of a two-part series about how Albion is sharing the liberal arts with Japan, and how Japan is sharing important economic policy lessons with Albion. As a part of Prof. Yutaka Harada’s visit to [...]

Toxicology report uncovers student death

An Alma College first-year student’s toxicology report was released on March 20 following his autopsy.  The circumstances of the student’s death led professionals to address the dangerous combination of cold temperatures and underage drinking. The toxicology [...]

Albion uses BAT as career tool

You may have seen it in the CPO emails or heard about it on campus, but do you really know what the Bloomberg Aptitude Test is? The BAT is a finance-based exam for students all over [...]

Men’s basketball ends season with tough loss

Only one team in the MIAA can end their season with a win, and unfortunately for the Albion men’s basketball team, they came up just short of an MIAA tournament championship. The Britons got off to [...]

Herron sits atop MIAA rebounding leaders

The MIAA men’s basketball rebounding leader isn’t exactly who you’d expect. He’s not a 6-foot-10, 260-pound big man who towers over everyone in the lane. And he’s not someone who clearly stands out on a college [...]

Men’s lacrosse aims for MIAA title

The Albion College  men’s lacrosse team is looking to head back to the MIAA Finals this upcoming spring season. This time, they won’t accept anything less than a championship trophy. Last year, the Britons (record,conference record) [...]

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 [...]