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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 [...]

Clear roads ahead

Most of the United States has received an enormous amount of snow this winter, and Albion, Mich. is no exception.  Over the course of the winter, the city and school received multiple feet of snow. The [...]

The Gina behind Gina’s

The Albion hotspot, Gina’s, serves café style meals to Albion College students, staff and residents.  Its owner is Gina Pritchard. Pritchard is an Albion resident and has been for years.  She is even an Albion College [...]

Lessons learned from dorm living

Oh, dorm living: a luxurious college accommodation complete with the confinements of cream-colored walls and wood-painted furniture.  A place where creativity thrives in magazine cutouts, a desperate assortment of posters and, without fail, Christmas lights. Oh, [...]

Temps cause classes to cancel, but not at Albion

On Tuesday, Jan. 28, temperatures in Albion reached a frigid four degrees Fahrenheit and dropped to negative 10. Schools like The University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan University and Washtenaw Community College were closed due to severe [...]

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. [...]