Campus Jan 14, 2019 Jasmine D'Arcangelis Uncategorized

Alternative breaks encourage service

JASMINE D’ARCANGELIS STAFF WRITER Alma College offers students the opportunity to participate in Alternative Breaks. Alternative Breaks allow students to perform community service in lieu of going home for major breaks. These community service opportunities can vary from working with the homeless to providing disaster relief. According to the Alma College website, most alternative breaks […]

Hank Wickley Jan 14, 2019 Sports Uncategorized

Getting up to date on winter sports

HANK WICKLEY SPORTS WRITER While students were enjoying winter break at home with their families, a select group of student athletes stayed on campus to compete. The winter sports teams that were on campus during break included both the men’s and women’s basketball teams and the wrestling team, among others. The wrestling team had one […]

Atulya Dora-Laskey Jan 14, 2019 Thoughts/Opinions Uncategorized

Resisting I.C.E.: Radical or American?

ATULYA DORA-LASKEY STAFF WRITER When President Trump instituted his “Zero Tolerance” policy, he instituted a policy that empowered I.C.E. to separate over 2,500 children from their parents. Leaked audio from I.C.E. detention centers painted a grim picture of children crying for their families, and dozens of now infamous photos of distraught and sobbing children quickly […]

Campus Jan 14, 2019 Maddie Luebke Uncategorized

College changes tobacco policy

MADDISON LEUBKE COPY EDITOR Alma College students were notified through Student Congress last semester about changes in the tobacco policies on campus. There have been questions about what falls under this policy and how it will take effect. According to The American Cancer Society, of the roughly 20 million college and university students in the […]

Campus Jan 14, 2019 Uncategorized Wade Fullerton

Government shutdown threatens taxes

WADE FULLERTON STAFF WRITER President Donald J Trump set into motion a government shutdown – the second longest in United States history – after negations on the boarder wall. The duration of the shutdown remains uncertain, but its affect resonates throughout the lives of the students on campus. The government shutdown affects the pay of […]