Campus Jordyn Bradley Oct 29, 2018 Uncategorized

Breaking walls through dance

JORDYN BRADLEY SPORTS EDITOR The Alma College Dance Company is hard at work creating their annual fall dance concert. The program includes works set by Alma dance faculty members, Ben Munisteri, Rosely Conz, Kristen Bennett and Lynn Bowman, along with guest choreographer Amanda Benzin. The concert consists of five pieces, with each one choreographed by […]

Brittany Pierce Feature Oct 29, 2018 Uncategorized

The Almanian stands in solidarity

BRITTANY PIERCE HEAD EDITOR Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi Arabian Journalist who was a Virginia resident and writer for the Washington Post, was murdered inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey on Oct. 2. Khashoggi’s death is of particular importance because of the root cause: he was critical in his writing of the Saudi Arabian government. […]

Campus Oct 29, 2018 Uncategorized Wade Fullerton

Highland Java goes eco-friendly

WADE FULLERTON STAFF WRITER This semester, Highland Java began to contribute to decreasing their carbon footprint by reducing plastic. Highland Java’s decision to switch from plastic straws to paper straws has been met with positive student responses on campus. The idea of making the change occurred at the end of the previous semester and were […]

Feature Hank Wickley Oct 29, 2018 Sports Uncategorized

Festival brings community together

HANK WICKLEY SPORTS WRITER Last Thursday, downtown Alma hosted the Fall Festival, which provided entertainment and excitement for both the town and the college. “Fall Festival is a community-wide event where students and community members come together for a Halloween themed festival,” said Rotaract Chancellor and Men’s Lacrosse player Garrett Heaney (‘20). Assistant Athletic Director […]

Campus Kelsey Weiss News Oct 29, 2018 Thoughts/Opinions Uncategorized

Women seek equality on Halloween

KELSEY WEISS STAFF WRITER As Halloween approaches, college students are getting ready with their costumes and plans. They are choosing between dressing cute or dressing scary and are deciding who they want to become on Halloween night. However, women’s Halloween costume choices can be rather narrow. If a person were to look for a Halloween […]

Campus Jordan Ginder Oct 29, 2018 Uncategorized

Science Blowout promotes STEM

JORDAN GINDER STAFF WRITER On Friday, Oct. 26, Science Blowout brought about 150 elementary school kids to Alma’s campus. The kids visited stations hosted by various STEM clubs. The stations included animals, tin foil boats and chemistry demonstrations. Chemistry Club Vice President Scylar Blaisdell (’19) was excited to share her love of science with the […]