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Author visits Albion

March 27, 2009 Alex Gyllstrom 0

Ander Monson, an award-winning creative, non-fiction, fiction, poetry and essay writer, recently visited Albion on his reading and book signing tour. While visiting, Monson read selections of his creative non-fiction work such as “The Essay Vanishes,” as well as various selections of poetry. Monson, who grew up in Houghton, Mich., now resides in Arizona with his wife, teaching at Arizona State University and continuing to write.

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Not such a bright idea

March 27, 2009 Lisa Hoehn 2

Looking at compact fluorescent bulbs (CFLs), it becomes clear that they are no ordinary lights. Unlike their old-school incandescent counterparts, they aren’t bulbous, but are instead tubular and sculpted into a swirl.

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Tickets turn to food

March 27, 2009 Lisa Hoehn 0

The Bohm Theater will not be reopening this semester. The $8,660 allotted to the Bohm Movie Fee of the Student Activity Fund has been returned to students in the form of a $5 credit on each person’s student ID card toward Albion’s Eat Shop.

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Join the recycle mania

March 27, 2009 Kelsey Lauer 0

While you dump your plastic into one of the recycling bins around campus, you’re probably not keeping track of how much you recycle. But someone is.

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Taking out the trays

March 27, 2009 Holly Setter 0

Waste not, want not.

Baldwin is considering the idea of joining nearly 600 colleges and universities nationwide that have gone trayless in their cafeterias as a way to reduce food waste.

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What a GEM

February 27, 2009 Kyle Gillis 0

While the grounds department keeps the Quad lawn green every spring, the department started keeping itself green as well.

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News Recap

February 27, 2009 Kyle Gillis 0

State

Snuffed out?
On Monday, Feb. 23, Governor Jennifer Granholm called for doubling the state tax on snuff, cigars and loose tobacco. The tax increase is expected to help balance next year’s state budget.

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