Art prize projects take over campus

BY CADEN WILSON STAFF WRITER Art Prize 2018 is underway on campus with 11 exhibits. These displays are placed throughout North Campus and have already become a familiar sight for many students and faculty. Although each exhibit is unique in design and creation, they all follow the same theme - Black and White. Themes are... Continue Reading →

Alma College launches bike share program

BY KAYDEE HALL BUSINESS MANAGER This past month, Alma College and the Gratiot Community Foundation rolled out a new “Bike Alma” program. The bike share program has been in the works since early this year, with two locations: Starbucks and the Stone Center for Recreation with five bikes at each pickup station. The bikes work... Continue Reading →

Alma’s thoughts on the outside world

BY SAM NELSON POLITICS On August 28, the National Hurricane Center started tracking some movement off the western coast of Africa, movement that would eventually become Hurricane Florence. One week earlier on August 21, prisoners around the country went on strike, with a list of demands that runs the gamut from demanding compensation for labor,... Continue Reading →

Mitski delivers best

  BY ZAC CAHILL COPY EDITOR Mitski’s near-meteoric rise from “pretty big on bandcamp” to critical indie darling has been no accident. Since her first album “Lush,” she has been steadily cultivating both a distinct, exciting sound and a sizable, devoted fanbase. My introduction to Mitski came after the release of her third album, 2014’s... Continue Reading →

Living a zero waste lifestyle

BY BRITTANY PIERCE HEAD EDITOR Out of habit, we turn off the lights when we leave rooms, recycle when there are bins available, use reusable water bottles, and more. But are these small steps enough? Using reusable water bottles might be saving plastic water bottles from landfills, but how much waste do people actually produce... Continue Reading →

New shops open in Alma

BY KATE WESTPHAL STAFF WRITER Students are back on campus, which means Alma is bustling with new opportunities and places downtown. Two of the newest places, Highland Blush and Serendipity, are already proving to be popular places with students. Both of these businesses opened near the end of last semester, and have been growing a... Continue Reading →

College hosts Pine River Film Festival

By Cassie Florian Staff Writer This past Saturday Alma College had their second ever Pine River Student Film Festival at the Strand theater from noon to 9 p.m. There were high school films, homegrown films and college films shown at the event in the narrative and documentary categories.   At the end of every category the... Continue Reading →

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