Chelsea Faber Feature National Nov 18, 2019 Uncategorized

Trump’s troubles beyond the impeachment inquiry

CHELSEA FABER STAFF WRITER The events surrounding the impeachment inquiry have captured the nation. However, there are more problematic revelations and verdicts plaguing the White House. Two books have been a center of focus in recent weeks. One, written by an anonymous senior Trump Administration official entitled, A Warning, provides a look into the inner […]

Campus Emily Henderson Emma Grossbauer Feature Nov 18, 2019 Uncategorized

Changes coming for Alma College Venture experiences

EMILY HENDERSON STAFF WRITER Photo by EMMA GROSSBAUER Fall 2020 will bring some big changes to our small campus. Beginning next fall term, Alma College will open up more travel experiences for students, in the hopes that more individuals will be able to make use of the opportunities offered through the college. Currently, any student […]

Campus Feature Nov 18, 2019 Syndey Bossidis Uncategorized

iGem wins silver medal in annual competition

SYDNEY BOSSIDIS STAFF WRITER From Oct. 31 through Nov. 4, a group of Alma college students attend the iGEM 2019 Giant Jamboree in Boston, Massachusetts. Here they compete against teams from across the world in a synthetic biology competition. Students in high school, undergraduate and graduate studies are asked to look at their local communities […]

Atulya Dora-Laskey Feature National Nov 18, 2019 Thoughts/Opinions Uncategorized

The mouse and the monopoly

ATULYA DORA-LASKEY STAFF WRITER Graphic by MEREK ALAM Last Tuesday, Disney officially launched their Disney + streaming service. An initially impressive subscription-based service that allows you to watch all the nostalgic Disney works from your childhood along with all the current Marvel and Star Wars movies, along with some new original additions such as The […]

Brett Jenkins Feature Nov 18, 2019 Uncategorized

Hospital lockdown raises safety concerns

BRETT JENKINS STAFF WRITER Last Sunday night, Nov. 10, MidMichigan Medical Center – Gratiot in Alma was placed on lockdown. That evening, a woman arrived at the hospital with a gunshot wound. The authorities were immediately notified, and the hospital was to remain in lockdown until further notice. Fortunately, they determined that the wound was […]

Campus Courtney Smith Nov 18, 2019 Uncategorized

First Year halls host Fire Safety Events

COURTNEY SMITH STAFF WRITER Living on Alma College campus, the reverberating sound of fire alarms quickly becomes a familiarity for all students. Fire alarms are particularly prevalent among the first-year dorms, Bruske Hall and Gelston Hall. “The fire alarms go off often – about once a week, if not more.” said Bruske resident Annabelle Avolio […]