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Benefit concert rocks Victory park

Victory park was full of energy on Saturday evening when Albion College and the Albion Elementary and Middle School teamed for The Art of Noise: Nothing but Talent Benefit Concert. During the two-hour show, the audience [...]

Students fundraise for Albion community

Here at Albion College, it’s not uncommon to attend unusual fundraising events – synchronized swimming competitions, paying to throw a pie at your friends’ faces or smashing cars with sledgehammers certainly come to mind. This past [...]

Students join the fight against hunger

The first thing that stood out at the Kids Against Hunger packaging event on Saturday, March 29 was the hairnets. Every participant in the Albion College Student Volunteer Bureau’s annual Kids Against Hunger event donned one [...]

Five ways to participate in philanthropy week

Casey Hoffman, ’12 alumnus and Albion College Board of Trustee member March 18-21 marks Albion College’s yearly celebration of “philanthropy week” — a time when the campus community rallies around the importance of financially supporting the College [...]

College wins Senator Paul Simon award

Albion College has won the Senator Paul Simon Award for campus internationalization. The city of Albion and Albion College have developed strong ties with the French cities of Noisy-le-Roi and Bailly.  The National Association of Foreign [...]

Q&A with Andrea Walles

The Bohm Theater is an anticipated addition to the Albion downtown district. Andrea Walles, The Woodlands, Texas, junior, is currently interning at the theater for the Spring 2014 semester. She is working with the Albion Community [...]

Albion’s storm and the community

Wednesday’s microburst storm of strong winds and hail left Albion’s campus covered in debris and without power, but according to Michael Frandsen, interim president, the school suffered very little property damage, aside from the loss of [...]

Chipping paint for a good cause

“I think people do community service for a diversity of reasons, but they find common ground in the personal joy and personal satisfaction they find in being together, working together, building bridges and making the community [...]

The cost of staying healthy

Melinda Withrow is an Albion College employee and single mother of three. She remembers suffering from pneumonia for three weeks knowing that she could not afford prescriptions because she had to feed her family. It was [...]