First-ever Farmer’s Market comes to Armstrong

Astoria Jellett of Perc Coffee helping customers
By Caitlyn Austin, Staff Writer

On Sept. 9th, Armstrong hosted its very first farmer’s market in the courtyard just outside the Student Union. The farmer’s market was organized and presented by the Recreation and Wellness Department and the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Megan Feasel, the director of the Student Recreational Center, said “We think it’s important for students to have access to healthy food and information about how to eat healthy and local.” Continue reading

Armstrong Men’s Golf team ranks 9th

Travis Williamson

Travis Williamson

By Carolina Garcia, Staff Writer

The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) released the Division II Top 25 Preseason Poll over this past weekend, ranking the Armstrong men’s golf team in 9th place overall. The GCAA is a non-profit organization that strives to increase the awareness and status of collegiate golf. Through the poll, the golf team received a total of 240 points, this is the first time the Pirates have received a preseason rank in the Top 10 since 2005. Continue reading

InkPOP: 9 Documentaries You Should Be Watching Right Now

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By Jess Brannen, Web Editor

Sure, Hulu Plus, HBOGo, and Netflix have all you could ever want in the name of mindless entertainment, but have you considered streaming a couple of substantial flicks too? The following documentaries are enlightening, eye-opening, and downright informative. And hey, watching them just might make you the most interesting person at the next party. Continue reading

The Ultimate Pirate

Donald "Doc" Anderson

Donald “Doc” Anderson

By Travis Jaudon, Staff Writer

Having success on and off the playing field is the goal for most collegiate athletic programs, and that is no different here at Armstrong. But with the countless hours it takes applying, registering, etc. for school piled on top of practices and games, the student-athlete has a full plate at all times. Although it’s never easy balancing the strenuous workload, Dr. Donald Anderson makes it less challenging for the Pirates. Continue reading