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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 [...]

Benefit concert rocks Victory park

Victory park was full of energy on Saturday evening when Albion College and the Albion Elementary and Middle School teamed for The Art of Noise: Nothing but Talent Benefit Concert. During the two-hour show, the audience [...]

Students fundraise for Albion community

Here at Albion College, it’s not uncommon to attend unusual fundraising events – synchronized swimming competitions, paying to throw a pie at your friends’ faces or smashing cars with sledgehammers certainly come to mind. This past [...]

Brief: Professor spends sabbatical in Albion

Every year, professors go on sabbatical and take a break from their work here on campus. Lynne Chytilo, ceramics and sculpture professor, has used her sabbatical before as an artist in resident at the International Ceramics [...]

Personality Profile: Catherine Fontana

On Thursday, April 17, Catherine Fontana, ’08 alumna, presented on the role of gender in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).  In a talk titled “Breaking the Glass Beaker- Promoting Gender Equality in [...]

Opinion: The 65-year legacy of Orwell’s 1984

Quick! Get away from your TVs and computers! The government is watching you… That’s a warning that would be relevant, if George Orwell had accurately predicted the future in 1984, which was published 65 years ago [...]

Championship on the line for men’s lacrosse

It all comes down to one game. Again. The Albion College men’s lacrosse team is set to face-off against MIAA rival Adrian College tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 p.m. in a game that determines the MIAA regular [...]

Opinion: Playoffs more entertaining than NCAA

With the 2014 NBA playoffs having recently started, the discussion of whether the NCAA tournament or playoffs is the better entertainment has risen again. There is also the theory that college players care more about the [...]

What is the Pleiad?

The Albion Pleiad, founded in 1883, is Albion College’s award-winning student news publication.  As student journalists, we publish content three times each week related to news, features, arts and cultures, sports, opinions and community.  Staffers meet [...]

Opinion: Errors & cover-ups fail rape victims

Recently, the Tallahassee police force and Florida State University came under fire for not investigating a sexual assault case in due time. The accused is Jameis Winston, quarterback of the Florida State Seminole football team. After [...]