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Clybourne Park

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February 23-25 at 8 p.m., February 26 at 2 p.m.
Herrick Theatre

The Albion College Department of Theatre presents the bitingly funny satire CLYBOURNE PARK. This pointed spinoff of A RAISIN IN THE SUN follows one neighborhood through the decades to find that the changes on the block are just as startling as the things that stay the same. CONTAINS STRONG LANGUAGE. 

Holocaust Studies' Poland Trip Adds Context to Coursework

Cameron Voss, '20
During a College-sponsored trip to Poland last month, Cameron Voss, '20 (left), noted an incident that underscores the trip's importance. "Rachael Vitale uncovered a gravestone that really excited the cemetery curator. He told us a family was coming the next week to look for this grave," Voss said. "We couldn't lift that stone, but we were able to prop it up so the family could see it."

Keith Moore Math Competition Equals Fun for Regional High Schoolers


Students from seven high schools in southern Michigan recently got a day off from school to compete in Albion College's second annual W. Keith Moore Math Competition. The students competed both as individuals and teams, with pencil-and-paper quizzes, the "Pony Express" math relay, and even a math scavenger hunt that took them across campus.

For Aspiring Teachers, Albion's Maymester Proves Learning Goes Beyond Books

 Albion College's Boundary Crossing Maymester program is in its 11th year.
Albion College's Maymester education program, formally called Boundary Crossings and now in its 11th year, features 18 juniors and seniors who want to pursue a career in the classroom. It is under the guidance of associate professor Suellyn Henke and Karen Hoaglin, liaison for the Fritz Shurmur Center for Teacher Education. For many, it's an eye-opening experience that provides the first opportunity to see what it's truly like to teach a class.

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