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Albion College inaugurates 16th president

On Friday, Sept. 12, Albion College inaugurated its 16th president, Mauri Ditzler.  Ditzler, who officially assumed the duties of college president July 1, came to Albion after serving as president of Monmouth College in Illinois. The [...]

Photos: New community park opens

On Saturday, Sept. 13, members of the Albion community and representatives from Albion College gathered to celebrate the opening of Collaboration Corner, Albion’s newest park. The park, located at the corner of Michigan Ave. and Monroe St., [...]

Photos: Albion College inaugurates Mauri Ditzler as 16th president

Photos by Jennifer McDonell, Emily Miller and Hannah Litvan On Friday, September 12th, Albion College inaugurated Mauri Ditzler as its 16th president.  The inaugural ceremony was marked by a theme of the College’s commitment to community outreach and [...]

Dispatch: Pleiad from Senegal

Pleiad from Senegal is a guest column by former Pleiad editor-in-chief Nicholas Diamond. Nick is abroad in Senegal, studying public health, French and Wolof.  He’ll be reporting about health challenges and cultural experiences while in Dakar.   Every morning, [...]

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 [...]