Campus Danielle Nykanen

Alma College celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

KYLE SCHECKPHOTOGRAPHER DANIELLE NYKANENSTAFF WRITER 1/23/2023 On Monday, Jan. 15, classes paused in recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Campus, however, remained active as students, faculty and community members participated in activities to celebrate and reflect MLK’s life.  The day kicked off with a campus and community brunch in Art Smith Arena that featured speeches, music and […]

Campus Darcy Daenzer

Travel spring terms back in full force

LEIA LEHRERGRAPHIC DESIGNER DARCY DAENZERLAYOUT WRITER 1/23/2023 For the first time in over two years, spring terms are in full swing as the number of options students have to choose either a domestic or abroad spring term has increased to pre-COVID standards.  Restrictions in response to COVID-19 made it so that Alma College, as well as many other institutions, […]

Campus Reyna Edwards

FSL winter recruitment continues

REYNA EDWARDSSTAFF WRITER 1/23/2023 Winter recruitment for Fraternity Sorority Life (FSL) is getting into full swing at Alma College. The winter semester holds the informal recruitment period and the fall semester holds the formal recruitment period.  Informal recruitment is often called the Continuous Open Bidding (COB) period.  Panhellenic council held an event on Jan. 21 for potential new […]

Alivia GIles Campus Feature

Alma College chapel holds holiday service

ALIVIA GILESLAYOUT EDITOR 12/5/2022 On Sunday, December 4, Alma College’s Dunning Memorial Chapel held a holiday service, “Lessons and Carols”.  Unlike the chapel’s normal services, the holiday service did not follow the traditional service order. Instead, the event featured Christmas carols and seasonal scripture readings.  According to Associate Protestant Chaplain Katrina Pekich-Bundy, the chapel staff and […]

Campus Feature Megan Neeley

David Zerbe inducted into Golden Thistle Society

MEGAN NEELEYCOPY EDITOR 12/5/2022 David Zerbe, director of bands and percussion studies at Alma College, is the first ever non-Alma College alum to be inducted into the Order of the Golden Thistle. The Golden Thistle Society is an acknowledgement of alumni loyalty and is typically an honor given to those that attend their 50-year class reunion at Alma College. For […]

Campus Emma Figlewicz

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 […]

Campus Leia Lehrer Salem Gray

Local and travel Winter Alternative Breaks

LEIA R. LEHRERGRAPHIC DESIGNER SALEM GRAYSTAFF WRITER 12/5/2022 With winter break coming just around the corner, Alma College students are deciding what their plans are after this semester ends. Alternative Breaks have been offered to students for a chance to engage in local and travel opportunities for community service and outreach.  “It’s a great way to meet […]