Jacob Smith National Nov 26, 2019 Uncategorized

Social media policies affect the nation’s policy

JACOB SMITH STAFF WRITER Twitter backfires on Facebook’s “hands off stance” by banning all political ads on their platform. Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey, spoke out recently and said that political ads can be misleading and present challenges to society. Dorsey tweeted, “We’ve made the decision to stop all political advertising on Twitter globally. We believe […]

Atulya Dora-Laskey Feature National Nov 26, 2019 Thoughts/Opinions Uncategorized

The Bolivian coup is a rerun

ATULYA DORA-LASKEY STAFF WRITER Reading the news regarding Bolivia over the past couple of weeks has left me thinking a lot about Jurassic Park. More specifically what the author of Jurassic Park, Michael Crichton, coined as Gell-Mann Amnesia effect. Crichton described this effect as “You open the newspaper to an article on some subject you […]

Bailey Langbo Nov 18, 2019 Uncategorized

Deadly virus coming from Arctic icecaps

BAILEY LANGBO STAFF WRITER Climate change is a subject that has long been circulating through the news and world politics. Although there are countless side effects of climate change, researchers have recently discovered another phenomenon occurring: key marine animal species across the globe are dying due to a virus being released from melting icecaps. Phocine […]

Feature Jacob Smith Nov 18, 2019 Sports Uncategorized

Football team honors fallen veteran

JACOB SMITH SPORTS WRITER Alma College Football faced off against Olivet on Saturday Nov. 9. The team suffered a loss on the field but they secured a win through the honor they showed in this memorial game to a fallen veteran and football alumni.   Chris O’Connor was a 1985 graduate of Alma College and former member of the football team. […]

Alyssa Gall Nov 18, 2019 Sports Uncategorized

Women’s basketball starts off strong

ALYSSA GALL STAFF WRITER On Saturday, November 9, Alma College’s Women’s Basketball team tipped off their season to not only a great start with a 60-44 win over Oberlin College, but new Head Coach Samantha Stormont’s first collegiate win.  This win set the tone for the season and expectations after coming off of a successful 2018-2019 season […]