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Sodexo finishes semester, high hopes for next year

April 11, 2010
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Sodexo finishes semester, high hopes for next year

Throughout the 2009-2010 academic year, Sodexo has put on various events in Ritchie Marketplace. “We try to do something every month,” Tim McLaughlin, the general manager for Sodexo, said. According to McLaughlin, in October there was steak and shrimp night and in November they put on a specialty Thanksgiving dinner. In December, there was a…

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Medieval event held at AC late last month

April 1, 2010
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Saturday, March 27, Adrian College co-hosted the first annual “Medieval and Renaissance Studies Consortium,” in conjunction with Alma College. The event is the result of last fall’s call for student papers on the subject. Students from the region sent two hundred word abstracts and were chosen to present their papers from about sixteen local schools.…

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Docking delivers speech

April 1, 2010
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Docking delivers speech

“Shared Vision, Shared Success,” was the title of Adrian College’s Annual State of the College Address given last Friday at noon in the Adrian Tobias room by AC’s seventeenth President, Jeffrey Docking. “The preponderance of this message… will be devoted to looking ahead, planning, visioning and, most importantly, working together as one community to create…

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Chemistry student heads to California

March 25, 2010
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Chemistry student heads to California

From June 13 to July 24, sophomore Krystin Stiefel is going to San Jose State University in CA for the ACS Nuclear and Radiochemistry undergraduate summer school. Stiefel was one of twelve students picked for this six week program. There are two sites for the Chemistry program, one in San Jose, the other in Brookhaven…

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Circle K attends district convention in Lansing, MI

March 25, 2010
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Circle K attends district convention in Lansing, MI

Over spring break, from March 12 to March 14, Adrian College’s chapter of Circle K went to Lansing for their annual district convention. “We are a service organization affiliated with Kiwanis,” junior Jennifer Dawson said about Circle K. Kiwanis is a group of volunteers that work together for community service activities. Circle K is particularly…

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Japanese students fold cranes in hopes of peace

March 22, 2010
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Japanese students fold cranes in hopes of peace

With a square piece of paper, color side up, make a fold diagonally corner to corner. When I first walked into the advanced Japanese language classroom, I wasn’t sure what to expect.  Yet when the light poured into the movie-darkened room, five determined faces were looking at me with such intensity; I knew the project…

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Professor and wife achieve year long goal

March 19, 2010
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Professor and wife achieve year long goal

One complex man, one simple goal: To build a genuine log cabin entirely from scratch. Assistant professor of sociology, social work, and criminal justice, Derek P. Brereton (known simply and affectionately as “Dr. B” by any student who has ever taken one of his classes) first got the idea to build a cabin of his…

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Acclaimed author speaks at convocation yesterday

March 19, 2010
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Acclaimed author speaks at convocation yesterday

It all starts with an idea. Most people meet success when they get a good idea, recognize it for what it is, and run with it. Or, at least, that’s what Ryan D’Agostino, author of “Rich Like Them” and the articles editor for Esquire magazine, said yesterday during convocation. To write this book, which is…

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Adrian College musicians host concert to benefit Haiti

March 4, 2010
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Adrian College musicians host concert to benefit Haiti

Last Friday, Adrian College hosted a benefit concert in Dawson Auditorium for the country of Haiti. All proceeds went to help rebuild the New Victorian School in Port-au-Prince. AC Alum Erick Swanson (‘07), in conjunction with Tom Hodgman, associate professor of music, and Cecilia Johnson, lecturer of music, was responsible for the concert and much…

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Second annual Make-A-Wish dinner raises funds, adds laughs

March 4, 2010
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Second annual Make-A-Wish dinner raises funds, adds laughs

The drunken and flirty wife wandering around in cahoots with everyone. The tipsy best man still in the immature college party mindset. The bride’s sister focusing the spotlight on herself at all times. These and other wedding party members were all on stage this past Saturday in the Adrian-Tobias Room for the second annual Chi…

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