Campus Feature Jasmine D'Arcangelis Nov 11, 2019 Uncategorized

Sigma Chi raises money for Huntsman Cancer Institute

JASMINE D’ARCANGELIS STAFF WRITER Sigma Chi recently hosted their annual week-long philanthropy fundraiser, otherwise known as “Derby Days.” The fundraising events were held starting on Oct. 21 and ran through Oct. 25.   Derby Days started in 1933 with Sigma Chi’s Alpha Beta chapter at the University of California Berkley as a series of skits done by active brothers. Since […]

Campus Feature Jasmine D'Arcangelis Oct 28, 2019 Uncategorized

Choir and orchestra honor the classics

JASMINE D’ARCENGELIS STAFF WRITER Photo by EMMA GROSSBAUER On October 27, 2019, the Alma College Choirs and Alma Symphony Orchestra presented a collaborative concert featuring the famous Mozart piece “Vesperae solennes de confessore” and Dvorak’s New World Symphony. “It’s been a long learning process for both choirs and the orchestra,” said Bennett Dubois (‘19). Dubois […]

Jasmine D'Arcangelis Sep 9, 2019 Thoughts/Opinions Uncategorized

Crossover: What’s the point?

JASMINE D’ARCANGELIS STAFF WRITER Crossover is Alma College’s take on a university’s “Welcome Weekend.” Upperclassmen begin festivities on the evening of Labor Day, and Freshman are not to cross on to South Campus until midnight. While the concept of Crossover is brilliant, the marketing and execution are all wrong. Crossover is not being used to […]

Jan 28, 2019 Jasmine D'Arcangelis Uncategorized

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez makes waves

JASMINE D’ARCANGELIS STAFF WRITER Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the recently-elected democratic representative of the 14th congressional district of New York. Ocasio-Cortez was elected into Congress on June 26, 2018. She was endorsed by several progressive and civil rights-based organizations and didn’t accept funding from major corporations. Ocasio-Cortez is a self described democratic socialist. Her political positions […]

Campus Jan 14, 2019 Jasmine D'Arcangelis Uncategorized

Alternative breaks encourage service

JASMINE D’ARCANGELIS STAFF WRITER Alma College offers students the opportunity to participate in Alternative Breaks. Alternative Breaks allow students to perform community service in lieu of going home for major breaks. These community service opportunities can vary from working with the homeless to providing disaster relief. According to the Alma College website, most alternative breaks […]