Emma Figlewicz Thoughts/Opinions

Despite Alma’s efforts, not all feel it is accessible

EMMA FIGLEWICZSTAFF WRITER 3/13/2023 Every day, students utilize Alma College’s facilities to get around campus efficiently and safely. Though the college in many ways tries to accommodate students to make buildings assessable to everyone, there are many areas that are lacking.  Whether it be from lack of elevators in certain dorm buildings, nonfunctioning handicap doors […]

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College takes steps to hire new professors

EMMA FIGLEWICZPHOTOGRAPHER ZACH CARPENTERCOPY EDITOR 2/6/2023 Alma College has multiple openings for professors that are either active or in the process of being filled for the upcoming 2023-24 school year. These openings result from various movements within departments including retirement, professors taking positions at other institutions and departments hoping to expand to better serve future generations of students. […]

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Tips for Alma College exam week

EMMA FIGLEWICZSTAFF WRITER 12/5/2022 As final exams draw near, students may find themselves indulging in late nights and stressing over final grades.  From Dec. 5 to Dec. 9, students will have final exams in numerous forms. They may be essays, presentations, multiple choice or in other formats. Students are preparing for this time with ways they have found to […]

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Overview of Michigan minimum wage increase

EMMA FIGLEWICZSTAFF WRITER 11/21/2022 In the upcoming year, Michigan will be increasing the minimum wage. Outlined in the 2018 Improved Workforce Opportunity Wage Act, the minimum wage is to rise to $9.87/hour. Additionally, the tipped minimum wage will rise to $3.75, and the rate for minors will rise to $8.39. According to the Michigan Legislature, “The 2018 Improved Wage Workforce Opportunity Wage Act […]

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Winter registration brings excitement and stress

LEIA R. LEHRERGRAPHIC DESIGNER EMMA FIGLEWICZSTAFF WRITER 11/7/2022 With the Fall Term wrapping up, the beginning of registration for the Winter Term begins. This period can be stressful and chaotic for many students; however, there are many ways to make registering for classes easy, efficient and effective. Many advisors email their advisees to schedule a […]