Chapin Kartsounes Feature Oct 1, 2018 Uncategorized

Clapping in SAGA causes controversy

CHAPIN KARTSOUNES WEB EDITOR You may have heard the thunderous applauses every once in a while during meal times. The clapping and cheering occurs whenever someone drops a piece of dishware, loudly in the middle of Hamilton Commons. Once it hits the ground, people sitting in Saga might begin clapping, cheering and sometimes they might […]

Feature Jordan Ginder Oct 1, 2018 Uncategorized

Budget decisions affect organizations

JORDAN GINDER STAFF WRITER Student Congress has recently made budget decisions, and some students have strong opinions about them. Almost all student organizations have had their budget cut by 15%. Student Congress Executive Council and Representatives spoke out in response to this. “Budget decisions are complicated in student congress. We want it to reflect how […]

Brittany Pierce Feature Sep 24, 2018 Uncategorized

Students impact local health

BY BRITTANY PIERCE HEAD EDITOR 43 years after the public health disaster that came from the Velsicol Chemical Corp. in St. Louis, MI contaminating the state food supply, community members are still feeling the effects. Many residents were exposed to polybrominated biphenyl, or PBB, when the company accidentally switched Nutrimaster, a cattle feed supplement, with […]

Feature Jordan Ginder Sep 24, 2018 Uncategorized

Hispanic Coalition hosts Fiesta Baile

BY JORDAN GINDER STAFF WRITER The Hispanic Coalition hosted Fiesta Baile on Friday, September 21. The event connected the campus community with the Hispanic and Latinx locals around Alma. History Professor Daniel Wasserman spoke about his goals in helping organize the event. “Part of it is to reach out to the community, but just as […]

Feature Maddie Luebke Sep 24, 2018 Uncategorized

Accessibility on campus

BY MADDIE LEUBKE CAMPUS EDITOR In the past 10 years, Alma has renovated many campus buildings in order to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and plans to update more of the larger campus buildings, despite student concerns about the current state of smaller living facilities. ADA requires buildings built or updated following […]

Feature Maddie Luebke Sep 18, 2018 Uncategorized

Millennium Fellowship awards student

BY MADDIE LUEBKE CAMPUS EDITOR A group of students dedicated to bringing fresh produce to campus has been awarded the competitive Millenium Fellowship. The Millennium Fellowship is a leadership development program developed by the Millennium Campus Netowrk (MCN) and United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI). The Big Box Farm group was selected as one of only […]