Yeager, '16, Gains Insight 'Out of Comfort Zone' at S.A.F.E. Place
Psychology major and Britons volleyball player Kristin Yeager, '16, has opened her eyes to the often-harsh realities of the world through her Spring 2015 internship at S.A.F.E. Place Shelter in Battle Creek. For 15 hours a week, she answers crisis hotline calls and helps clients receive general information, medicine or emotional support. The goal of the experience, she says, is "to get me out of my comfort zone and help me grow as a person."
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In Lysistrata, Theatre Presents New Skirmish in Battle of Sexes
The classic comedy Lysistrata gets a brand-new treatment in an Albion College Theatre Department production, rearranged by professor Bob Starko. The play runs Thursday, April 9 through Saturday, April 11 at 8 p.m. in the College's Herrick Theatre. A Sunday, April 12 matinee begins at 2 p.m.
Ethnic Studies - Fall 2015
ETHN 289: Social Movements
MW 2:15 - 4:05 pm
Once again, this course will review the theory and research on social movements, with an empirical emphasis on American movements such as the Civil Rights Movement, Women's Movement, and numerous "issue" movements such as peace, environment, neighborhood, sexuality, etc. We will give attention to international movements to develop an understanding of movements in different countries with a focus on structures and cultures. We will talk explictly about the differences between movements around social cleavages such as race, class, and gender.
This class generally operates from the intellectual standpoint of the activist who is concerned about an issue and wants to do something about it. ETHNICITY CATEGORY IS BEING APPLIED FOR.
Albion Makes Princeton Review ‘Green Colleges’ List for 2015
Just in time for Earth Day, Albion College was named to The Princeton Review's Guide to 353 Green Colleges for 2015. An environmental studies academic requirement, showers for cyclists, locally grown produce in the dining hall and low-energy lighting were among many campus-wide initiatives that placed Albion on the list.