Campus Hannah Stiffler

Alma College holds conference for the PBP disaster

KYLE SCHECKPHOTOGRAPHER HANNAH STIFFLEREDITOR-IN-CHIEF 4/10/2023 On May 18-20, Alma College will be hosting a conference in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the PBB disaster that affected much of Michigan. The conference will include a variety of ways to interact and learn about the incident and the impact on the surrounding communities. The main contributors […]

Campus Zachary Carpenter

Resources available for seniors job searching

LIATHANO RAMIREZGRAPHIC DESIGNER ZACH CARPENTERSTAFF WRITER 4/10/2023 With graduation quickly approaching, many seniors are currently looking for jobs to launch them into their careers. While some students have found them on their own, through previous internship experiences and connections they have made over the years, many may still be wondering what on-campus resources are available to […]

Campus Salem Gray

27th Kapp Honors Day, Barlow winner announced

SALEM GRAYSTAFF WRITER 4/10/2023 On April 6, 2023, Alma College hosted Honors Day for faculty, students and community members. Honors Day is a longstanding tradition at Alma that celebrates student research and creative projects.  On that night, Audrey Plouffe (’23) was announced as the winner of the Barlow Award. Students, family, and faculty gathered at […]

Campus Claire Wittlief

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 […]

Campus Megan Neeley

On campus environmental sustainability

KYLE SCHECKPHOTOGRAPHER MEGAN NEELEYCOPY EDITOR 3/27/2023 With many college students being deeply interested in sustainability, it is important to note the sustainability efforts being made by Alma College’s recent planning, services and rural initiatives. Previously written on was the topic of the new recycling program partnership with Granger Waste Services coming to Alma College’s campus. Granger was […]

Campus Claire Wittlief

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 […]

Campus Jordan Fox

Barlow Trophy nominees announced

EMMA FIGLEWICZPHOTOGRAPHER JORDAN FOXSTAFF WRITER 3/27/2023 In early March, the nominees for the annual Barlow Trophy were announced. Lainie Ettema, Audrey Plouffe and Gavin Swiecicki are the 2023 finalists. The Barlow Award was established in 1949 to recognize graduating seniors who rank in the top 10% of their class and demonstrate high achievement inside and […]