Pine River Anthology
Pine River Anthology is a yearly award-winning juried magazine. The publication is a collaboration of both the English and Art departments. The departments work together to find a theme for the issue. The English department puts out flyers to let students know when submissions are due. They organize all the submissions, and then meet to decide which ones go into the issue. Students who want to get involved should contact someone on staff of the Pine River or advisor: Sandy Lopez-Isnardi.
See Spot Run
See Spot Run is a monthly creative writing publication. Current positions are: editor, asst. editor, copy editor, columnist and cartoonist. The editor manages the entire PR and the publication to make sure everything is running smoothly. The editor also does the layout and chooses the selections that go into the issue. The asst. editor distributes and assists the editor when needed. Students who wish to get involved should contact the editor; the staff is listed in every issue.
The Almanian is a student-run newspaper that covers college events. All aspects of the newspaper are produced by students, including stories, photos and page designs. The Almanian is a weekly publication that is released on Monday mornings for the campus. The website provides a digital copy of the paper, job listings, and students can apply to be a member of the news team. If you are interested in being a part of the paper, a student should get in contact with the current Editor-in-Chief.
The Scot is the Alma College yearbook, which is put together by students. As a group their responsibilities include choosing the theme and title of the group, taking photos, creating and designing layouts for the pages and distributing the book. To get involved with the Scot a student should apply at the beginning of the year. Depending on the need of staff for the particular year, positions can include editor, photo editor, junior editor, a layout staffer or a photographer.
WQAC Radio Station
WQAC is Alma College’s low-power radio station. It gives students a chance to be on-air as DJs, trains them to use the equipment and gives them the freedom to create their own shows. They can create a specific music show, talk show, news hour or whatever they please as long as it’s approved. WQAC also puts on events for the campus (concerts, outdoor meals w/ Sodexo). In addition, it allows other campus organizations to use its services for advertising by contacting the Campus Affairs Director. DJ meetings are held every semester. Information can be found in the Daily General Announcements or on-campus advertising. There is no formal requirement to be a DJ. Just show up to an informational meeting, and if you are interested WQAC can set up a training time.