Campus Oct 29, 2018 Uncategorized Wade Fullerton

Highland Java goes eco-friendly

WADE FULLERTON STAFF WRITER This semester, Highland Java began to contribute to decreasing their carbon footprint by reducing plastic. Highland Java’s decision to switch from plastic straws to paper straws has been met with positive student responses on campus. The idea of making the change occurred at the end of the previous semester and were […]

Campus Kelsey Weiss Oct 29, 2018 Thoughts/Opinions Uncategorized

Women seek equality on Halloween

KELSEY WEISS STAFF WRITER As Halloween approaches, college students are getting ready with their costumes and plans. They are choosing between dressing cute or dressing scary and are deciding who they want to become on Halloween night. However, women’s Halloween costume choices can be rather narrow. If a person were to look for a Halloween […]

Campus Jordan Ginder Oct 29, 2018 Uncategorized

Science Blowout promotes STEM

JORDAN GINDER STAFF WRITER On Friday, Oct. 26, Science Blowout brought about 150 elementary school kids to Alma’s campus. The kids visited stations hosted by various STEM clubs. The stations included animals, tin foil boats and chemistry demonstrations. Chemistry Club Vice President Scylar Blaisdell (’19) was excited to share her love of science with the […]

Campus Maddie Luebke News Oct 22, 2018 Uncategorized

Escrow causes Greek Life debate

MADDIE LEUBKE CAMPUS EDITOR The Alma College administration has been working on budget cuts to avoid the rising cost of tuition, and one of those cuts was to get rid of escrow funds for fraternities and sororities. The Interfraternity council on campus—IFC—has had many meeting concerning these decisions. In previous years, escrow funds were given […]

Campus Emily Cowles Oct 22, 2018 Uncategorized

Elevator speech promotes change

EMILY COWLES STAFF WRITER At the beginning of fall term, Professor Henry Balfanz’s Selling/Sales Management class was given an assignment called an Elevator Speech and was instructed to write about problems in Alma’s campus community. These speeches were then presented to Alan Gatlin, chief operating officer (COO) and senior vice president for finance and administration. […]