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Opinion: Moving the Marching Band to Second Class

It was early fall of 2015 when Samuel McIlhagga, an associate professor and director of bands at Albion College, first found out. Because of athletic facility upgrades, the A-Field – where his British Eighth Marching Band [...]

Albion Shield? No Thank You

I swear I was just moving into Wesley Hall, making friends across the hall, sharing a community bathroom and making that extra far walk from one of the furthest places on campus. Nevertheless, four years have [...]

A Farewell to Kings: Remembering Rush

Four years ago, I sat in the packed Palace of Auburn Hills, waiting for its three kings to arrive. After years of waiting, I finally had the chance to see the philosophers of rock, the greatest [...]

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 [...]

President West? I Ain’t Saying He’s a Vote Winner

Oh sweet Yeezus. Kayne for president? And—more alarming—Kim Kardashian as the first lady? Two months ago, West left MTV’s “Video Music Awards (“VMAs”)” with a Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award in his hand and a slack-jawed [...]

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 [...]