Danielle Nykanen Feature

New membership system at Stone Rec Center

DANIELLE NYKANENSTAFF WRITER 1/23/2023 New year, new upgrades. The start of the year marked the arrival of a new membership system for the Stone Recreation Center. This system, RecDesk, will provide a digital platform for scheduling, programs and membership information.  “The reason we switched to this is because… it gives us more functionality with memberships […]

Feature Zachary Carpenter

Sean Burke named new Alma College Provost

ZACH CARPENTERSTAFF WRITER 1/23/2023 On Dec. 14, 2022, Alma College announced that effective Jun. 1, 2023 Dr. Sean Burke will be the new Provost and Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs at the College. The announcement came after a months-long search that saw many different candidates apply for the position. The application process included meetings with both faculty and students on campus […]

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 Feature Maria Kolb

Update on learning commons renovations

EMMA FIGLEWICZPHOTOGRAPHER MARIA KOLBSTAFF WRITER 11/7/2022 The newly renovated library will soon come to campus in the 2023 Winter Semester. The library-to-learning commons renovation project has been happening since 2021. The new learning commons will still have the same services but will include some new additions. The first change includes offices and spaces for the […]