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Backward Progress

In the plant world, most plants can fall into two different categories: perennials and annuals. As a child my mother, a certified master gardener, tried her darnedest to teach me the difference between the two, and [...]

Profile: Mitchell on a Mission

Guest Post by Victoria Stewart Students at Albion College live in the city of Albion without recognizing what goes into maintaining this community. Behind the scenes, many unsung heroes dedicate their time and hard work in [...]

Albion Community School Faces Changes

Albion Community School (ACS) is in danger of closing. The K-8 is has been battling debt for years, but the State Department of Treasury has now stepped in to issue an analysis of its fiscal condition. [...]

Behind Closed Doors: A Look Inside Three Vacant Buildings on Campus

Have you ever noticed the old brick school on your way to Biggby? Have you ever found yourself by a large stone church after wandering too far right from Goodrich? Or maybe you’re curious about the [...]

The Pleiad Print Issue Now Available

The Albion Pleiad is pleased to announce our first 2015 print edition. In the tradition of many Pleiad staffs before us, we have decided to revisit the physical newspaper in order to serve the Albion College [...]

Big Read Comes to Albion

Albion was chosen to receive the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Big Read project funding. This provided a great opportunity for Albion’s college campus and community to engage in a month long event focused on [...]

Ace Owns the Place: Tiny Equine Has Big Personality

This local celebrity has striking blue eyes, loves to eat and stands only 33 inches tall. Meet Ace, the miniature horse owned by Albion College’s Equestrian Club. This tiny equine arrived at the college in October [...]

Collaboration Space Coming Downtown

The empty building at 101 Superior St. looks chipped, grey and lifeless as the clouds overhead–but that’s all about to change. The building in downtown Albion will become an active creative collaboration site in the near [...]

Albion Native, Forrest Jackson, Leads Marshall Football Team to a Win Against Rival Lumen Christi

Guest Post by Morgan Garmo Friday night, Sept. 25, the Marshall Football team defeated Lumen Christi, 21-14, at Albion College, breaking Lumen Christi’s 20 year winning streak against Marshall. This game was more than a rivalry. [...]

Aging Water Tower Could Result in Costly Repairs for the City

Guest Post by Corey Wheeler Albion’s water main system is a rising problem for the City of Albion, one that they need to address in the coming years. Albion residents may face rising water rates as [...]