Food options for athletes to consider

HANK WICKLEY SPORTS WRITER Everyone knows how important food is to college students, and especially to athletes. What many people don’t know, however, are some of the options that all students at Alma have when eating in the dining hall. “Part of the issue we have is that maybe not everybody knows what their options... Continue Reading →

Migrant Caravan approaches border

BRITTANY PIERCE HEAD EDITOR As a nation known for being the melting pot or the salad bowl that prides itself on being made up of immigrants, the general antiimmigrant stance that is so popular in the United States seems highly hypocritical. While we preach about how brave our ancestors were for immigrating to an unknown... Continue Reading →

All three proposals pass in MI

BRITTANY PIERCE HEAD EDITOR Proposal 1, the Marijuana Legalization Initiative, passed last week by a 56- 44 percent margin, making Michigan the first state in the Midwest to legalize the use of recreational marijuana. However, recreational marijuana is not technically legal until 10 days after the election and marijuana will not be widely commercially available... Continue Reading →

Pipe band dominates competition

MADDISON LUEBKE CAMPUS EDITOR In the first weekend of November, the Alma College Pipe Band competed at the Charleston Highland Games held on Boone Hall Plantation in South Carolina. They took first in their division— known as Grade 4—as well as challenging and placing first in Grade 3. Piping is divided into divisions known as... Continue Reading →

Voters still suppressed

ATULYA DORA-LASKEY THEN: The 15th Amendment, ratified shortly after the Civil War and abolition of slavery, reads as the following: “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.” Optimistically,... Continue Reading →

Students start nonprofit for education

MADDISON LUEBKE CAMPUS EDITOR A new non-profit organization on campus is helping people who don’t have access to technology both nationally and around the world. The Five North project aims to give students a chance to experience more hands-on learning in communities that don’t typically have access to these sort of experiences. The Five North... Continue Reading →

GSD promotes expression

JORDYN BRADLEY SPORTS EDITOR The Gender, Sexuality and Diversity Club organized a Masquerade Ball as a post-Halloween hangout and PR Event. The ball, which took place last Friday in Tyler Van Dusen, was a way for the Alma community to get to know more about GSD. “GSD, or The Gender, Sexuality and Diversity Club, is--to... Continue Reading →

Chaplain encourages inclusivity

JORDAN GINDER STAFF WRITER Alma hired a new chaplain this year. Andrew Pomerville, an Alma graduate himself, brought with him a few changes to how the Chapel is run. One of those changes being the new Thursday service from 11:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. College staff and students pointed to the Chapel’s welcoming feeling no... Continue Reading →

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