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Opinion: I Do Not Mind Differences of Opinion. I Do Mind Hate.

Watching the election was supposed to feel good. I anticipated witnessing a historic event, the way our polls predicted, with our country’s first female President-elect. In disdain, I watched as the map turned from grey to [...]

Opinion: Stop Clownin’ Around

Clowns can be a spitting images of terror for many people. They drive fear straight into the heart, and even the mere mention of the word “clown” sends some running. This is particularly problematic as reports [...]

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 [...]