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 Wittlieff

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 Wittlieff

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 […]

Campus Jon Beerbower

Learning Commons update

KYLEE LARYPHOTOGRAPHER JON BEERBOWERSTAFF WRITER 3/13/2023 On March 6, the student body received an email from the school regarding the status of the Learning Commons and its amenities claiming there is a delay due to infrastructure issues. Due to this, Qdoba has an expected opening date in early April. Until then, Joe’s will remain in their […]

Campus Claire Wittlieff

Better understanding Munch Money

EMMA FIGLEWICZPHOTOGRAPHER CLAIRE WITTLIEFFLAYOUT EDITOR 3/13/2023 Alma College offers two main dining services in order to acquire meals: meal swipes that can be used at Hamilton Commons and Munch Money, a pre-loaded account that can be used to purchase items from local businesses that wish to collaborate with the college. However, there seem to be […]