Brittany Pierce Feature National Nov 12, 2018

All three proposals pass in MI

BRITTANY PIERCE HEAD EDITOR Proposal 1, the Marijuana Legalization Initiative, passed last week by a 56- 44 percent margin, making Michigan the first state in the Midwest to legalize the use of recreational marijuana. However, recreational marijuana is not technically legal until 10 days after the election and marijuana will not be widely commercially available […]

Brittany Pierce National News Nov 5, 2018 Uncategorized

Alma’s thoughts on the outside world: Freedom of speech and democracy

BRITTANY PIERCE HEAD EDITOR Due to the nature of journalistic writing, the Almanian was unable to publish a formal stance last week on the murder of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi. This column accompanies the news story covering the murder that was printed last week. The Almanian stands in solidarity with journalists everywhere who fight […]

Brittany Pierce Feature Oct 29, 2018 Uncategorized

The Almanian stands in solidarity

BRITTANY PIERCE HEAD EDITOR Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi Arabian Journalist who was a Virginia resident and writer for the Washington Post, was murdered inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey on Oct. 2. Khashoggi’s death is of particular importance because of the root cause: he was critical in his writing of the Saudi Arabian government. […]

Brittany Pierce Feature Sep 24, 2018 Uncategorized

Students impact local health

BY BRITTANY PIERCE HEAD EDITOR 43 years after the public health disaster that came from the Velsicol Chemical Corp. in St. Louis, MI contaminating the state food supply, community members are still feeling the effects. Many residents were exposed to polybrominated biphenyl, or PBB, when the company accidentally switched Nutrimaster, a cattle feed supplement, with […]