Claire Wittlief Thoughts/Opinions

Review of Sophfronia Scotts’s Wild, Beautiful, and Free

LEIA LENRERGRAPHIC DESIGNER CLAIRE WITTLIEFFLAYOUT EDITOR 4/10/2023 On Apr. 4, I had the immense pleasure and honor of talking to Sophfronia Scott about her new novel titled Wild, Beautiful, and Free. Scott is the brilliant director of Alma College’s MFA program centered on Creative Writing. The program offers three main areas of study: fiction, creative nonfiction, […]

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Art department presents senior exhibition

KYLEE LARYPHOTOGRAPHER CLAIRE WITTLIEFFLAYOUT EDITOR 3/27/2023 Earlier this month, the Alma College Art Department opened its Senior Art Exhibition in the Flora Kirsch Beck gallery in the Clack Building. The showcase, titled “Ablaze,” includes different artistic mediums such as photographs, paintings, sculptures, sketches and more. The exhibit will be open until April 8.  “I am […]

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Alma College hosts annual Highland Arts concert

KYLE SCHECKPHOTOGRAPHER CLAIRE WITTLIEFFLAYOUT EDITOR 3/27/2023 On Saturday, Mar. 25, Alma College hosted a performance highlighting the Highland Arts. This showcase included performances from the Alma College Pipe Band, the Kiltie Dance Company and the Belle Valley Community Band as guest artists. The Highland Arts performance was directed by Allison Murad, a 2009 graduate of […]

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Better understanding Munch Money

EMMA FIGLEWICZPHOTOGRAPHER CLAIRE WITTLIEFFLAYOUT EDITOR 3/13/2023 Alma College offers two main dining services in order to acquire meals: meal swipes that can be used at Hamilton Commons and Munch Money, a pre-loaded account that can be used to purchase items from local businesses that wish to collaborate with the college. However, there seem to be […]

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The cost of MUN

LIATHANO RAMIREZPHOTOGRAPHER CLAIRE WITTLIEFFLAYOUT EDITOR 2/20/2023 Everyone on this campus is either a part of Alma College’s Model United Nations team, or knows someone who is. With Alma College being a small, liberal arts college, it is rather impressive that our team is both nationally and internationally recognized. I mean, come on, the team was a Jeopardy! […]

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Classified documents found in the home of former Vice President

CLAIRE WITTLIEFFLAYOUT EDITOR 2/6/2023 On Jan. 16, former Vice President Mike Pence requested a group of lawyers to investigate his private residence in Indiana after classified documents were found in the Delaware home of President Joe Biden. Pence’s lawyers indeed found documents in the former Vice President’s safe that contained sensitive or classified information. Mike Pence’s counsel, Greg […]

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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 […]

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Alma College football wins first-round of playoffs

CLAIRE WITTLIEFFLAYOUT EDITOR 11/21/2022 On Nov. 19, the Alma College Scots gained a 41- 21 victory over Mount St. Joseph, still making the 2022-2023 team undefeated. The Scots took the MIAA championship title on Saturday, Nov. 12 against the Albion College Brits. Much anticipation was building up on campus regarding the Nov. 19 game against the Mount St. […]