Back Where He Belongs: Whitehouse, '69, Returns to College IA Team
These days, Jim Whitehouse, '69, is all about tying, and untying, knots. “I could spend all day tying knots for people,” he said earlier this week as the guest speaker, and lover of all things nautical, at Albion College’s monthly Odd Topics Society Luncheon. The knot analogy has become even more prominent with his return to the College's Institutional Advancement team in a part-time role as major gift relationship officer for Michigan. “I’m going to try to retie some of those knots [at the College],” he said.
High School Game Brings Back Championship Memories
When Marshall High School hosts Jackson’s Lumen Christi High Friday night at Albion College’s Sprankle-Sprandel Stadium, the memories will wash over Rusty Hull. “This will always be Alumni Field,” he said. And it was on that field, 51 years ago, that Hull and his Washington Gardner High School teammates rolled over everyone they played on the way to an undefeated season and the Class B Michigan state football championship.
Filmmaker Visits Albion to Highlight Plight of Congo
Flint-area native and documentary filmmaker Mike Ramsdell (left) has made it something of his life's work to chronicle and inform viewers about what is occurring in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as an odd combination of civic responsibility, economics, politics and simple common sense all collide. "Technically this is the worst human atrocity on the planet Earth since World War II," Ramsdell told students in a Towsley Hall talk that was coordinated by political science professor Carrie Booth Walling.
Friday Matchup at Sprankle-Sprandel Is High School 'Game of the Week'
The Friday, September 25 high school football game at Albion College's Sprankle-Sprandel Stadium between host Marshall and Jackson Lumen Christi has been picked by Jackson Citizen Patriot readers as the area's top matchup this week. According to MLive's Matt Wenzel, "As the winner of the Game of the Week poll, the game will receive coverage leading up to the game, live coverage as well as photos and multiple stories about the game."
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