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Staff column: Albion do’s and don’ts

It is customary for the Pleiad to publish an advice column every fall semester, as new first-years arrive and make the same mistakes we all did when we first stepped foot in Albion.  In the name [...]

Editor’s welcome

It’s the first day of class, Brits. 400 or so first-years are sitting through their first college classes with you right now, loaded with anticipation, fear, excitement and more energy than a dozen upperclassmen. About a [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Softball makes strides as they rebuild

April 9 was just a normal Wednesday afternoon for most students on Albion’s campus, but for the Albion softball team, it turned out to be a special day. After completing the 2013 campaign with a 0-30 [...]

College takes action for The Big Read

Albion College has added an English major with an emphasis in professional writing to its English department. With hopes of supporting the professional writing emphasis, Jessica Roberts, associate professor, and members of the Albion community have gathered [...]

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 [...]

Opinion: March Madness at a DIII college

It’s that wonderful time of the year again. What’s so wonderful about gloomy skies and constantly lower than anticipated temperatures day-in and day-out, you ask? College basketball and March Madness. The time of year everyone seemingly [...]

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 [...]