Danielle Nykanen Thoughts/Opinions

Ticketmaster’s Swift catastrophe

DANIELLE NYKANENSTAFF WRITER 12/5/2022 The recent Taylor Swift, “TheErasTour,” ticket sale has caused me, and many others across the country, a lot of frustration. Ticketmaster headed the sale but failed to moderate the massive demand for the tickets.  Swift announced the first leg of “The Eras Tour” on Nov. 1 with 27 stadium tour dates across the United States. Three days […]

Claire Wittlief Thoughts/Opinions

The pros and cons of being an education major

LEIA LEHRERGRAPHIC DESIGNER CLAIRE WITTLIEFFSTAFF WRITER 10/24/2022 Since I declared my major my freshman year at Alma College, I have been a Secondary Education/ English double major for going on three years now. In that time, I’ve completed one placement and am currently completing another, accepted a work study position within Gratiot County, taken what seems like a boatload of […]

Alivia GIles Campus Thoughts/Opinions

Title IX concerns at Alma College

ALIVIA GILESLAYOUT EDITOR 10/24/2022 While several Alma College students have voiced concerns about how the college handles Title IX cases, it is also important to consider how misuse of the Title IX system causes victims to suffer.  One student who chose to remain anonymous has seen their peers resort to filing Title IX cases in instances where they felt it […]

Alivia GIles Darcy Daenzer Thoughts/Opinions

Controversy surrounding movie Don’t Worry Darling

DARCY DAENZERALIVIA GILESSTAFF WRITER 10/3/2022 The anticipation of the release of Don’t Worry Darling, directed by Olivia Wilde and starring Harry Styles and Florence Pugh, has been fraught with controversy. Any doubts the movie would do poorly on its opening weekend, however, were quickly cast aside as it rose to number one at the box […]