• By Nick Swanson   Students presented their final projects at the College’s annual Undergraduate Research Conference (URC), explaining the work they had done this semester. “It’s pleasing to see everybody come together, especially on a day with no classes, to hear various topics, support each other, and learn new things,”...

    MCLA celebrates student research

    By Nick Swanson   Students presented their final projects at the College’s annual Undergraduate Research Conference (URC), explaining the work they had done this semester. “It’s pleasing to see everybody come together, especially on a day with no classes, to hear various topics, support each other, and learn new things,”...

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  • By Jess Gamari   A total of 453  ballots were cast in the SGA elections last week, with six disqualified ballots. Current SGA President Jake Powers said the presidential race came down to a difference of five votes. “The Elections Committee and I recounted the ballots three times,” he said....

    SGA Spring Election Results

    By Jess Gamari   A total of 453  ballots were cast in the SGA elections last week, with six disqualified ballots. Current SGA President Jake Powers said the presidential race came down to a difference of five votes. “The Elections Committee and I recounted the ballots three times,” he said....

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  • By Gabriel Kogel   The Environuts sold three trays of pansies on Earth Day to kick off a week of environmentally friendly events. “We want students to keep the natural world in mind all year round, that’s the idea behind selling the pansies. We depend on plants to survive, but...

    Club promotes sustainable practices for Earth Week

    By Gabriel Kogel   The Environuts sold three trays of pansies on Earth Day to kick off a week of environmentally friendly events. “We want students to keep the natural world in mind all year round, that’s the idea behind selling the pansies. We depend on plants to survive, but...

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  • By Jenna O’Connor   Opening tonight at 5:00 p.m., the seventh annual senior art show Elemental Connections at Gallery 51 holds promising pieces of art made by nine graduating seniors, who were awarded the 2014 Berkshire Art Association Fellowship. The show will be on display until May 25. The exhibition...

    Senior art show opens tonight

    By Jenna O’Connor   Opening tonight at 5:00 p.m., the seventh annual senior art show Elemental Connections at Gallery 51 holds promising pieces of art made by nine graduating seniors, who were awarded the 2014 Berkshire Art Association Fellowship. The show will be on display until May 25. The exhibition...

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Commentary
  • By Nick Arena   A bill passed in Georgia yesterday has made it possible for people to carry guns in more places than previously allowed. These areas include bars and, even better, airports! Nothing bad ever came from someone bringing a gun into an airport, right? At least the bill...

    Guns, guns, guns

    By Nick Arena   A bill passed in Georgia yesterday has made it possible for people to carry guns in more places than previously allowed. These areas include bars and, even better, airports! Nothing bad ever came from someone bringing a gun into an airport, right? At least the bill…

  • By Jess Gamari   Alas, it is the end of April. Only two weeks of classes remain in the semester and yet the to-do lists keep growing. Papers, projects, portfolios, part time jobs, and possible parties pile on. It’s hard to get through stressful days on little sleep, but it’s...

    Sweet dreams

    By Jess Gamari   Alas, it is the end of April. Only two weeks of classes remain in the semester and yet the to-do lists keep growing. Papers, projects, portfolios, part time jobs, and possible parties pile on. It’s hard to get through stressful days on little sleep, but it’s…

  • By Makayla-Courney McGeeney   It’s a crutch, a stress reliever, part of a routine and almost always on the grocery list. Coffee, or rather the caffeine it contains, is a major dietary component for some college students, and it’s difficult to think about living without it. Caffeine consumption may lead...

    Liquid frenemy

    By Makayla-Courney McGeeney   It’s a crutch, a stress reliever, part of a routine and almost always on the grocery list. Coffee, or rather the caffeine it contains, is a major dietary component for some college students, and it’s difficult to think about living without it. Caffeine consumption may lead…

  • By Gabriel Kogel   Over the course of this semester I’ve promoted meditation in this column, and I’d like to explain why. It’s my belief that a global community of meditators can solve many of the worst problems we face. Problems such as climate change, mass extinction, warfare, and starvation...

    Seeing things as they really are

    By Gabriel Kogel   Over the course of this semester I’ve promoted meditation in this column, and I’d like to explain why. It’s my belief that a global community of meditators can solve many of the worst problems we face. Problems such as climate change, mass extinction, warfare, and starvation…

  • By Jesse Collings   People who do not really watch or follow sports will sometimes find it hard to understand why those who do, choose to watch someone play a sport when they could easily just play it themselves. What those people don’t understand is that sports are something that...

    Sports helped a city heal

    By Jesse Collings   People who do not really watch or follow sports will sometimes find it hard to understand why those who do, choose to watch someone play a sport when they could easily just play it themselves. What those people don’t understand is that sports are something that…

  • By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney   Grunting, sweating athletes in the gym can sometimes make beginners uncomfortable and intimidated by not knowing what to do. But just because you don’t know how to work out, you don’t have to push idea aside on a rainy day to-do list. One way to get...

    Finding your niche

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney   Grunting, sweating athletes in the gym can sometimes make beginners uncomfortable and intimidated by not knowing what to do. But just because you don’t know how to work out, you don’t have to push idea aside on a rainy day to-do list. One way to get…

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