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Profile: While the city sleeps, Harry Longon hits the roads and all its potholes

It’s 3:30 a.m. and the sun has a good four hours before it will rise. At this hour, you wouldn’t expect anyone to be starting their day. Yet Harry Longon has already gotten his cup of [...]

Personality profile: Cristina Ybarra

Unlike many Albion College students, Cristina Ybarra traveled much farther than two or three hours by car to get to school this year. She hopped on a flight across the Atlantic from Granada, Spain, packing almost [...]

Challenging sexual assault at Albion

It is hard to miss the posters plastered all over campus. The simple yet striking design features recognizable Albion College staff and students holding up signs against rape culture and campus sexual assault. Some signs feature [...]

Why the Tigers can still win the ALDS

The month of October holds a special place in my heart. It’s not because of Halloween, changing leaves, or even pumpkin spice-infused everything. October means one thing to me: playoff baseball. The Detroit Tigers won the [...]

Opinion: Why I love “Shake it Off”

On Monday, Aug. 18, Taylor Swift released her newest single, “Shake it Off,” the first single from her upcoming pop album. Yes, pop album. And, as far as I’ve observed, listeners either love it or hate [...]

Albion College joins Kalamazoo Promise

The last thing most college students want to think about is student loans: that haunting, gruesome, ugly lump of money just waiting to get paid back after college. According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, [...]

Celebrating The Wizard of Oz 75 years later

Much like an Albion first-year, 75 years ago a Kansas girl named Dorothy found herself on her own and a long way from home. Based on the 1900 L. Frank Baum book, The Wonderful Wizard of [...]

Sharon Frandsen’s recipe for success

Even in a sea of people, it’s never too difficult to spot Sharon Frandsen at campus events. She’s the one with a basket on her arm, a gaggle of students surrounding her as she passes out [...]

Frogs conduct nature’s orchestra on night hike

The sky hangs over us like a deep blue mirror, frosted with brilliant white flecks. Crunching leaves echo through the woods, where trees and walkers are barely distinguishable. The cool spring night wraps around us. On [...]

Google Glass comes to Albion

Developed in 2012, Google Glass was officially released for beta testing early this year. Few lucky participants were approved to test the device for the price of $1,500, and Andy Boyan, a communication studies professor, was [...]