• By Idalis Foster This past year, the Violence Against Women Act was expanded to include the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act. The SaVE Act expanded on which incidents of sexual violence must be reported in colleges’ annual security reports to include domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. These...

    Violence Against Women Act Expands to Colleges

    By Idalis Foster This past year, the Violence Against Women Act was expanded to include the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act. The SaVE Act expanded on which incidents of sexual violence must be reported in colleges’ annual security reports to include domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. These...

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  • By Nick Swanson The Student Government Association (SGA) hopes to increase future alumni relations by collaborating with the Alumni Association in the Office of Institutional Advancement. “SGA will work with the Alumni Association and help in any way that we can,” SGA president Brendan Peltier said. Alumni Relations Coordinator Jamal...

    SGA Strengthens Alumni Pride

    By Nick Swanson The Student Government Association (SGA) hopes to increase future alumni relations by collaborating with the Alumni Association in the Office of Institutional Advancement. “SGA will work with the Alumni Association and help in any way that we can,” SGA president Brendan Peltier said. Alumni Relations Coordinator Jamal...

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  • By Nick Swanson Over 500 new students have enrolled at MCLA this semester, which is a 25 percent increase compared to the enrollment from last year. Records show there are currently 350 freshmen and 165 transfer students new to the MCLA campus. After a long-term review process, the college was...

    Enrollment Goal Achieved

    By Nick Swanson Over 500 new students have enrolled at MCLA this semester, which is a 25 percent increase compared to the enrollment from last year. Records show there are currently 350 freshmen and 165 transfer students new to the MCLA campus. After a long-term review process, the college was...

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  • By Nick Swanson The MCLA website now has a new look, the end result of a year’s work by Computer Services. Some web pages and links were unavailable last week, while MCLA staff worked to repost content, according to Chief Information Officer Curt King. According to King, about 50 people...

    Web site Launch and Wi-Fi Changes

    By Nick Swanson The MCLA website now has a new look, the end result of a year’s work by Computer Services. Some web pages and links were unavailable last week, while MCLA staff worked to repost content, according to Chief Information Officer Curt King. According to King, about 50 people...

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Commentary
  • By Nick Arena Emma Watson, the newly appoint United Nations Women goodwill ambassador, gave a speech on Saturday for the up and coming He for She movement, and the mysoginists aren’t taking it lightly. Members of the website 4chan have vowed to release nude photographs of the actress and ambassador ...

    Don’t Back Down, Emma

    By Nick Arena Emma Watson, the newly appoint United Nations Women goodwill ambassador, gave a speech on Saturday for the up and coming He for She movement, and the mysoginists aren’t taking it lightly. Members of the website 4chan have vowed to release nude photographs of the actress and ambassador …

  • By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney It’s that time of the year again when fall traditions take over social media: pumpkin spice lattés from Starbucks, selfies with pumpkins, apple picking, and football. All of these are usually enjoyable and good for your health…except the lattés. Lately, I’ve been following a Facebook page called...

    Hot Cup of Sugar

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney It’s that time of the year again when fall traditions take over social media: pumpkin spice lattés from Starbucks, selfies with pumpkins, apple picking, and football. All of these are usually enjoyable and good for your health…except the lattés. Lately, I’ve been following a Facebook page called…

  • By Nick Arena Yesterday, the New York Times posted an article about a statement made by President Obama regarding the United States’ action versus the latest and greatest terror threat, ISIS. The President said that the troops deployed in Iraq will not be drawn into ground combat with the terror...

    In My Humble Opinion: Our Failure to Slay the Hydra

    By Nick Arena Yesterday, the New York Times posted an article about a statement made by President Obama regarding the United States’ action versus the latest and greatest terror threat, ISIS. The President said that the troops deployed in Iraq will not be drawn into ground combat with the terror…

  • By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney   For my last column of the semester, I thought it would be nice to sum up most of my health and fitness tips to prepare you for the tasks of summer (which actually won’t be so bad with this knowledge). Start carrying a water bottle with...

    Important reminders

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney   For my last column of the semester, I thought it would be nice to sum up most of my health and fitness tips to prepare you for the tasks of summer (which actually won’t be so bad with this knowledge). Start carrying a water bottle with…

  • By Jenna O’Connor   With the closing of North Adams Regional Hospital (NARH) on March 28, the closest hospital is Berkshire Medical Center, located in Pittsfield—which is a 25-to-40-minute drive for the residents in the surrounding Northern Berkshire towns. The college announced last week that the MountainOne Wellness Center is...

    Wellness center concerns

    By Jenna O’Connor   With the closing of North Adams Regional Hospital (NARH) on March 28, the closest hospital is Berkshire Medical Center, located in Pittsfield—which is a 25-to-40-minute drive for the residents in the surrounding Northern Berkshire towns. The college announced last week that the MountainOne Wellness Center is…

  • By Alexander Moore   Instagram, Snapchat, and Soundcloud are all popular social media services with lengthy “terms of use.” Many individuals do not take the time to read these policies, and may not know what they are getting into when they sign up. When Snapchat gets an idea submitted by...

    User beware on social media sites

    By Alexander Moore   Instagram, Snapchat, and Soundcloud are all popular social media services with lengthy “terms of use.” Many individuals do not take the time to read these policies, and may not know what they are getting into when they sign up. When Snapchat gets an idea submitted by…

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