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 either one or the other.
While the majority of Albion College students are in their early 20s, in some classes in the city of Albion, the average age of a student is closer to 55.
Just in time for the Oscars on Feb. 22: what was your favorite movie of 2008?
For John Lautenslager, owner of Lautenslage-Lipsey appliance store in downtown Albion, business has been good. In recent weeks, the business has experienced an increase in customers rushing to purchase analog-to-digital converter boxes to prepare for the upcoming digital transmission. Now, owners of analog TV sets have more time to prepare for the switch over.
How do you feel about Michael Phelps smoking marijuana?
When Kieran Lynch, 18, of Dunfermline, Scotland, and Eoghann Stephens, 18, of Portsmouth, England sat in London’s Heathrow airport, they only knew two things about each other: they were about to embark into a year-long foreign exchange program somewhere in the United Sates, and they both had a love for basketball.