Campus Darcy Daenzer

Students perform in annual choreography concert

DARCY DAENZERLAYOUT EDITOR 2/6/2023 This past weekend, Feb. 3 to Feb. 5, dancers participated in the annual student choreography concert featuring original choreography from Alma students. “Last winter semester, the co-director, Athelia Gray (’23), and I began to set the concert up by creating an auditionprocess–forms that both dancers and choreographers fill out–communicating with faculty advisors and creating rehearsal schedules,” […]

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 […]