Freep's McCabe on Albion Gift: 'It Felt Like Home to Us'

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Mick McCabe, who spent 46 years carving out a special niche at the Detroit Free Press, didn’t attend Albion College. But his respect and love for the school runs deep nonetheless thanks to the fact that two of his kids graduated from Albion. And that's why, at his retirement roast in May, McCabe earmarked the $3,500 in proceeds to Albion's journalism program. "I really liked everything about Albion," he said.

Dana Lee, '02, Learns a New Role as Part of LPGA Documentary

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An English and French major at Albion College, Dana Lee, '02 (far left), decided to try something new three years ago and the result was becoming part of a team that developed The Founders, a documentary about the early years of the Ladies Professional Golf Association that is screening at film festivals around the country. "It was one of those times in my life when you raise your hand and say, 'I'll try to help,'" she said.

DeGroot, '16, Chosen for Peace Corps in Africa

Audrey DeGroot, '16
Class of 2016 member Audrey DeGroot will soon begin a two-year adventure in the West African country of Guinea as Albion's first Peace Corps volunteer since Christin Spoolstra, '11. "I don't want a 9-to-5 job and an apartment, I want an adventure," she says, listing some of the "million and one" reasons she decided to apply for the position.

Bring It Home, Brits! A Gift Guide for Holiday Shopping in Albion

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A holiday shopping guide—for Albion? Students in English professor Glenn Deutsch's Professional Writing class, including Julia Malecke, '17, and Julian Vandenberg, '17 (left), have launched bringithomebrits.com, a website highlighting Albion businesses, giving future customers an idea of what—and where—to buy local.

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