• By Isabel McKenzie The College’s smoking policy has been revised by implementing signs across campus since the beginning of the fall semester. As part of the updated policy, these signs designate smoking and non-smoking areas. Cigarette disposal canisters have also been provided. According to Human Resources director Mary Ellen Olenyk,...

    Smoking Policy Revised Based on Campus Opinion

    By Isabel McKenzie The College’s smoking policy has been revised by implementing signs across campus since the beginning of the fall semester. As part of the updated policy, these signs designate smoking and non-smoking areas. Cigarette disposal canisters have also been provided. According to Human Resources director Mary Ellen Olenyk,...

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  • Along the walk, President Mary Grant heard a few local, young girls asking, “Are we near the college?” At that moment is when Grant realized what a small part of her mission would be in leading the establishment to a dignified level. She felt confused and baffled that children in...

    President Leaves Legacy of Vision

    Along the walk, President Mary Grant heard a few local, young girls asking, “Are we near the college?” At that moment is when Grant realized what a small part of her mission would be in leading the establishment to a dignified level. She felt confused and baffled that children in...

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  • By: Nicholas Swanson After a long-term review process the college was re-approved for a 10-year accreditation through New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). “This was longer than a two-year process,” Cindy Brown, vice president of Academic Affairs said. “The self-study is the longest part and evolves every part...

    College Granted 10-year Accreditation from NEASC

    By: Nicholas Swanson After a long-term review process the college was re-approved for a 10-year accreditation through New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). “This was longer than a two-year process,” Cindy Brown, vice president of Academic Affairs said. “The self-study is the longest part and evolves every part...

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  • By: Nicholas Swanson Within six months the college was awarded four grants from separate foundations, each is structured regarding an important cause to benefit students. The National Science Foundation (NSF) contributed two of the four grants that were given to the college. The first that passed is worth $639,826 to...

    Four Grants Received That Benefit Student Opportunity on Campus

    By: Nicholas Swanson Within six months the college was awarded four grants from separate foundations, each is structured regarding an important cause to benefit students. The National Science Foundation (NSF) contributed two of the four grants that were given to the college. The first that passed is worth $639,826 to...

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Commentary
  • 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…

  • By Gabriel Kogel   For my last installment of Under the Bodhi Tree, I want to thank every one of you for reading my words. For those of you who’ve offered kind words in return, I’m especially grateful. May you always be blessed and live in joy. This has been...

    Meditation 101

    By Gabriel Kogel   For my last installment of Under the Bodhi Tree, I want to thank every one of you for reading my words. For those of you who’ve offered kind words in return, I’m especially grateful. May you always be blessed and live in joy. This has been…

  • By Yvonne Camacho   In the blink of an eye, four years are up. Seniors know there’s no avoiding the dread instilling question, “What are you doing after graduation?” For most students, the most traditional choices are entering the workforce or enrolling in graduate school. But, by taking an unconventional...

    Waiting for grad school

    By Yvonne Camacho   In the blink of an eye, four years are up. Seniors know there’s no avoiding the dread instilling question, “What are you doing after graduation?” For most students, the most traditional choices are entering the workforce or enrolling in graduate school. But, by taking an unconventional…

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