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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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Kiltie Marching Band holds Centennial Celebration

ALIVIA GILESLAYOUT EDITOR 11/21/2022 On Sunday, Nov. 20, the Alma College Kiltie Marching Band (KMB) hosted the KMB Centennial Celebration. The event, which followed the band’s final Indoor Show, took place in the Art Smith Arena located in Alma College’s Hogan Center. Tickets to the KMB Centennial Celebration were $35 and included dinner, drinks and a program of events. Alma College partnered with […]

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My mind & Me (and 357 million followers)

ALIVIA GILESLAYOUT EDITOR 11/21/2022 Following an interview with Rolling Stone, Selena Gomez is facing criticism for comments some viewed as disrespectful to her organ donor and longtime friend, Francia Raisa. The situation reveals a negative side of the openness between some celebrities and their fans. In the interview, Gomez called Taylor Swift her “only friend in the [entertainment] industry.” The comment did […]

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Title IX concerns at Alma College

ALIVIA GILESLAYOUT EDITOR 10/24/2022 While several Alma College students have voiced concerns about how the college handles Title IX cases, it is also important to consider how misuse of the Title IX system causes victims to suffer.  One student who chose to remain anonymous has seen their peers resort to filing Title IX cases in instances where they felt it […]

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Controversy surrounding movie Don’t Worry Darling

DARCY DAENZERALIVIA GILESSTAFF WRITER 10/3/2022 The anticipation of the release of Don’t Worry Darling, directed by Olivia Wilde and starring Harry Styles and Florence Pugh, has been fraught with controversy. Any doubts the movie would do poorly on its opening weekend, however, were quickly cast aside as it rose to number one at the box […]

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Alma College celebrates homecoming

EMMA FIGLEWICZPHOTOGRAPHER ALIVIA GILESLAYOUT EDITOR 10/3/2022 The Alma College community celebrated homecoming with a week full of traditions and activities for current students, families and alumni. Throughout the week of homecoming, the Alma College Union Board (ACUB) hosted a campus-wide scavenger hunt for all current Alma College students. The weekend festivities started with alumni events […]