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March 3, 2017

    Although injuries are inevitable when playing sports, they are never expected. For Aaron Washington, the tear to his lateral meniscus during his junior year basketball season changed everything. 

After gaining red shirt status and...

February 17, 2017

 In his first year as the Olivet College men’s basketball coach, many fans have come to know Steve Ernst. They have come to know the personality that shows every time he takes the court for game day, but many do not know the man behind the madness....

February 3, 2017

In the shadow of the recent presidential election, The National Women’s March held in Washington D.C. on Jan. 21 gave people still looking for change an outlet to express those emotions. 

Professor Cynthia Noyes was one of many people who traveled to...

January 20, 2017

Pledging takes a different form at every college. For new pledges at Olivet, the two-week pledging period from Friday Jan. 20 through Friday, Feb. 3, shows the dedication, heart, and unity within societies. 

With many pledging traditions going unseen...

November 11, 2016

magine being a prominent fraternity, but being the only fraternity on Olivet’s campus to not have a home to call your own. Then, try recruiting pledges and hosting open parties. Mu Omega Pi (Mu) faces this reality every year when pledging comes aroun...

September 16, 2016

As summmer quickly came to a close, Olivet made their final additions all around campus. Maybe your athletic team got a new coach, working with some new friendly faces, or you met new people on your first day back to campus. Regardless of what you’ve...

April 8, 2016


Shocking news has hit the MIAA. 


After a year-long investigation conducted by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Kalamazoo College has received sanctions for violations, in which they awarded extra financial aid to players based on...

March 12, 2016



Olivet College is now the proud owner of a digital billboard in Jackson, Mich., located on Boardman road./Courtesy photo


Recently, Olivet College has gone to the board to attracting new students – the billboard that is. 

That’s right, Olivet College...

February 20, 2016

Q1: Which of the candidates do you like best and why? 


Prof. Dustin Byrd: I prefer Bernie Sanders. For almost 20 years I thought Bernie should run for president. He is what the Democratic Party is supposed to be, but sadly is not: a labor party, i.e....

February 5, 2016

Graphic by Vicki Mellino 


For the average crime lover, shows like “Law and Order” and “Criminal Minds” provide the perfect gateway into the law enforcement world. Recently, a crime documentary has taken the world by storm. That storm – “Making a Murd...

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