Alivia GIles Campus Feature

Alma College chapel holds holiday service

ALIVIA GILESLAYOUT EDITOR 12/5/2022 On Sunday, December 4, Alma College’s Dunning Memorial Chapel held a holiday service, “Lessons and Carols”.  Unlike the chapel’s normal services, the holiday service did not follow the traditional service order. Instead, the event featured Christmas carols and seasonal scripture readings.  According to Associate Protestant Chaplain Katrina Pekich-Bundy, the chapel staff and […]

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David Zerbe inducted into Golden Thistle Society

MEGAN NEELEYCOPY EDITOR 12/5/2022 David Zerbe, director of bands and percussion studies at Alma College, is the first ever non-Alma College alum to be inducted into the Order of the Golden Thistle. The Golden Thistle Society is an acknowledgement of alumni loyalty and is typically an honor given to those that attend their 50-year class reunion at Alma College. For […]

Reyna Edwards Thoughts/Opinions

Winter break: tips and tricks

REYNA EDWARDSSTAFF WRITER 12/5/2022 With the first semester coming to an end students have to start planning for winter break. Alma College housing including residence halls, apartments and small housing closes for winter break at 5:00 pm on Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. Housing will reopen at noon on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023. All students are expected to leave campus for […]

Danielle Nykanen Thoughts/Opinions

Ticketmaster’s Swift catastrophe

DANIELLE NYKANENSTAFF WRITER 12/5/2022 The recent Taylor Swift, “TheErasTour,” ticket sale has caused me, and many others across the country, a lot of frustration. Ticketmaster headed the sale but failed to moderate the massive demand for the tickets.  Swift announced the first leg of “The Eras Tour” on Nov. 1 with 27 stadium tour dates across the United States. Three days […]

Alivia GIles

Republicans divided as Trump announces 2024 presidential run

ALIVIA GILESSTAFF WRITER 12/5/2022 On November 15, former president Donald Trump announced from the Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida that he would be running for president in the 2024 election.  The announcement came just weeks after the 2022 midterm elections, in which many candidates endorsed by the former president lost. Democrats retained control of the Senate.  […]

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Club Q shooting in Colorado

WESTON HIRVELAGRAPHIC DESIGNER SALEM GRAYSTAFF WRITER 12/5/2022 Approximately ten minutes before Midnight on Nov. 19, 2022, 22-year-old Anderson Lee Aldrich allegedly opened fire inside Club Q, a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs, CO. At 11:56 PM, the Colorado Springs Police received a 911 call, and within six minutes, Aldrich had been subdued and taken into custody.  Richard […]