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... Continue Reading →

Mixed reviews on campus health care

BY JORDYN BRADLEY CAMPUS EDITOR Wilcox Medical Center,—also known as the “Med-Shed,” is your reliable location for many of your health needs while being at Alma. Whether it’s for immunizations, routine check-ups, sports physicals or just to stock up on condoms, Wilcox has you covered. Wilcox’s mission on the Alma College website states: “We welcome... Continue Reading →

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... 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 →

Wake up to the grim state of Title IX

By Abigail Fergus A year ago when I learned that Nick Piccolo, former vice president for student life and Title IX coordinator, was retiring I became anxious. Piccolo had become an important mentor to me as he provided me with wisdom and sanity. He would no longer be a resource on campus every day. I... Continue Reading →

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