Archive for Tag Archives: ' Community'

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 [...]

Albion College Students Could Help Save the District Library

Guest Post by Olivia Rose The Albion District Library (ADL) has served as a vital piece of the Albion community since becoming a district library in 2007. The library board and faculty have pushed to provide [...]

Unity Rally Allows Students and Faculty to Talk About Equality

Hundreds of students and faculty gathered around the Albion rock on Sept. 17 to show their support for a more unified campus. The Unity Rally, organized by professors Cliff Harris, Carrie Walling and Brad Chase, was [...]

Community Dialogue Hosted at Washington Gardner Middle School

For the first time in years, there was excitement in the air at Washington Gardner Middle School last night. Over 100 community members joined Albion College students and professors in the auditorium for a community dialogue [...]

Annual Festival of the Forks to Celebrate its 49th Year

The weekend of Sept. 18 marks the 49th anniversary of the Festival of the Forks. The festival—started in 1966—has become a cherished tradition that celebrates the town’s geographical location. The town festival gets its name from [...]

Young Talent Rocks the Bohm

The atmosphere in the Bohm Theater swelled with anticipation. “Come on!” one woman shouted from the back. After a long, tense moment that he clearly enjoyed, emcee Genesis Terrell finally announced this year’s first place winner [...]

Boutique Hotel a Catalyst for Change to Downtown Albion

Albion College alumnus Dr. Samuel Shaheen, ’88, is leading the development of a boutique hotel and conference center in downtown Albion. On Tuesday July 28, the Michigan Economic Development Corps. (MEDC) announced a $1 million Michigan [...]

The Pleiad’s Guide to Albion: 2015

So you’re starting your freshman year at Albion College. You might be overwhelmed by the Briton pride, the packed halls of Wesley and the plethora of activities your FYE mentors had on your welcome weekend agenda. [...]

Albion Biggby Coffee hosts fundraiser for Springport boy with optical tumor

The Albion Biggby Coffee house on Friday, Jan. 30, was bustling with the steady hum of chatter from the customers. Sky blue shirts with the “Super Z” decal dominated the room.  From students to the elderly, [...]