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Riley, '15, Spends Year Away from Albion to Help Friend After Paralyzing Injury

On July 27, 2011, Kevin Riley, an Albion College junior lacrosse player from Trumbull, Conn., was spending a relaxing summer day with one of his best friends, Chris O’Brien. They became friends in sixth grade, eventually spending every summer day together despite the fact that they attended rival high schools. On this particular day, they headed to Block Island, R.I., to savor a day on the beach.

Stewart Brings New Life to WLBN

Paul Stewart, '16, is revamping WLBN, Albion College's student radio station.Radio broadcasting enthusiast Paul Stewart knew from the day he set foot on Albion College's campus during his college search that he wanted to bring new life to the College's student radio station.

Rigoni, '13, Handles Disney World Internship with a Smile

Alicia Rigoni received her diploma from Minnie and Mickey Mouse after completing her internship at Walt Disney World.A native of the small Upper Peninsula town of Kingsford, senior communication studies major Alicia Rigoni is proud to say she didn’t melt under the intense pressure of the crowds and summer heat at Main Street USA while completing a six-month internship at Walt Disney World.

The Link Between TV and Romance Puts Albion Professor's Research on National Stage

jeremy-osborn-125Communication Studies professor Jeremy Osborn has been watching a lot of couples watch television – and what he sees could save relationships. Osborn's research appears nationally in the September 2012 issue of Mass Communication and Society and is sparking interest in mass-market media including Cosmopolitan and The Huffington Post.

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