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.

Albion Students Sample the NASA Wares

Matt Kribs, '18

First-year student Matt Kribs (left) is a violinist and plans to major in music performance, but part of his early Albion experience has included looking at lunar samples direct from NASA as part of a planetary astronomy class. "It's not every day you get to look at samples from the moon, from the Apollo spacecraft," said Kribs, who is also a member of the Gerald R. Ford Institute for Leadership in Public Policy and Service and the Prentiss M. Brown Honors Program.

Yeager, '16, Gains Insight 'Out of Comfort Zone' at S.A.F.E. Place

Kristin Yeager, '16
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."


The Bigger Read: A Powerful Partnership Makes Magic

From left: Tess Haadsma, '15; Madeline Drury, '15; and Diana Gomez, '15, students in English professor Jess Roberts' Practical Persuasion class last fall.
As Albion—the City and the College—awaits word from the National Endowment for the Arts on its Big Read grant application, centered around the classic young-adult fantasy novel A Wizard of Earthsea, an English class’ journey is a tale all its own.

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