Brett Jenkins Feature March 9 2020 National Uncategorized

Post-Super Tuesday Election Update

BRETT JENKINS STAFF WRITER Joe Biden’s success Super Tuesday primary elections shocked Democrat voters, many of whom expected a much stronger turnout for Bernie Sanders. Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg, and Mike Bloomberg have all dropped out of the race, and Biden now stands as the frontrunner. Before the South Carolina primary on Feb. 29, Sanders […]

Brett Jenkins Campus Feature Feb 3, 2020 Uncategorized

“Gunplay”: the effect of gun violence on Alma

BRETT JENKINS STAFF WRITER Last semester, 21 students of Professor Joanne Gilbert’s Performing Advocacy class, in collaboration with Professor Gilbert, created a script based on interviews they conducted, original creative work, and research. The result of their work is a script, entitled “Gunplay,” which seeks to explore the vast and varied dialogue surrounding guns and […]

Brett Jenkins Feature News 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 […]

Brett Jenkins Oct 21, 2019 Sports Uncategorized

Inclement weather starts new soccer tradition

BRETT JENKINS STAFF WRITER Michigan is known to have unpredictable and extreme weather, especially in the fall. To student-athletes on campus, it’s just a part of life. They can’t control the weather, and they can’t always cancel a game just because it’s raining. However, rain can cause more issues than just discomfort. Two weeks ago […]