Feature Megan Neeley

Alma College basketball update

KYLE SCHECKPHOTOGRAPHER MEGAN NEELEYCOPY EDITOR 1/23/2023 Out with the old and in with the new. Scots, it’s time for some basketball. Now that football – with its season full of victories – is over, the time has come to focus on the triumphs of Alma College basketball.  The Alma College Men’s Basketball team has had many […]

Danielle Nykanen Feature

New membership system at Stone Rec Center

DANIELLE NYKANENSTAFF WRITER 1/23/2023 New year, new upgrades. The start of the year marked the arrival of a new membership system for the Stone Recreation Center. This system, RecDesk, will provide a digital platform for scheduling, programs and membership information.  “The reason we switched to this is because… it gives us more functionality with memberships […]

Feature Zachary Carpenter

Sean Burke named new Alma College Provost

ZACH CARPENTERSTAFF WRITER 1/23/2023 On Dec. 14, 2022, Alma College announced that effective Jun. 1, 2023 Dr. Sean Burke will be the new Provost and Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs at the College. The announcement came after a months-long search that saw many different candidates apply for the position. The application process included meetings with both faculty and students on campus […]

Jordan Fox Thoughts/Opinions

Mixed feelings on new FYS curriculum

JORDAN FOXSTAFF WRITER 1/23/2023 For the 2022-23 academic year, Alma College decided to change the First Year Seminar curriculum in hopes of a more engaging course that develops critical thinking and communication skills inside and outside of the classroom.  FYS is an introduction-to-college class that focuses on setting first-year students up for success at Alma College and allows […]

Salem Gray Thoughts/Opinions

The trouble with Metz

SALEM GRAYSTAFF WRITER 1/23/2023 Ever since Metz Culinary Management took over as Alma’s dining vendor this fall, some students have been hoping for massive improvements from Sodexo’s subpar food and services. Unfortunately for the student body, Alma’s campus has been left with few food options and few improvements have been seen.  “In this industry, it […]

Claire Wittlief

American Teacher Act first step towards fair pay

CLAIRE WITTLIEFFLAYOUT EDITOR 1/23/2023 On Dec. 14, 2022, a new act was introduced in the United States Congress by Representative Frederica Wilson, a Democrat from Florida.  The American Teacher Act, which was referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor, promotes the increase of wages for American teachers. The legislation was also drafted by the […]