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  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • By Idalis Foster This past summer, the Information Technology department officially switched from the FirstClass email system to Microsoft Office 365. The transition was gradual, beginning on June 25th and involving several announcements and planning tips, culminating on July 26th with the official move to the new system. According to...

    The Transition to Office 365

    By Idalis Foster This past summer, the Information Technology department officially switched from the FirstClass email system to Microsoft Office 365. The transition was gradual, beginning on June 25th and involving several announcements and planning tips, culminating on July 26th with the official move to the new system. According to…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 Board of Trustees appoints Cindy Brown as interim president and declares search committee The Board of Trustees has appointed Cindy Brown, vice president of Academic Affairs. She will serve during the time between President Mary Grant’s departure at the end of the fall semester and until the arrival...

    Search & Brown

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney Board of Trustees appoints Cindy Brown as interim president and declares search committee The Board of Trustees has appointed Cindy Brown, vice president of Academic Affairs. She will serve during the time between President Mary Grant’s departure at the end of the fall semester and until the arrival…

  • By Jesse Collings With the NFL currently in a PR nightmare, many people have aired opinions about how the league should conduct itself in regards to domestic violence. Obviously, domestic abuse has no place anywhere in society, and the NFL’s original punishment of Ray Rice was a joke. But while...

    Fair Territory; With Ray Rice, NFL Is Not the Only One to Blame

    By Jesse Collings With the NFL currently in a PR nightmare, many people have aired opinions about how the league should conduct itself in regards to domestic violence. Obviously, domestic abuse has no place anywhere in society, and the NFL’s original punishment of Ray Rice was a joke. But while…

  • By Jesse Collings Elms College freshman Angelina Estrada scored in the second minute of the game, and MCLA was never able to recover, as Elms added two more goals in the first half on the way to a 5-0 victory Saturday. The win dropped MCLA to 0-4-1 on the season,...

    Women’s Soccer Off On Wrong Foot

    By Jesse Collings Elms College freshman Angelina Estrada scored in the second minute of the game, and MCLA was never able to recover, as Elms added two more goals in the first half on the way to a 5-0 victory Saturday. The win dropped MCLA to 0-4-1 on the season,…

  • By Jesse Collings The Women’s Volleyball team continued its successful start to the season, sweeping a doubleheader at home on Sunday. In the opening game, MCLA defeated visiting University of Maine-Fort Kent (UMFK), by the score of 3-1. MCLA then came out for the second game and beat Lyndon State...

    Women’s Volleyball Continues Successful Start

    By Jesse Collings The Women’s Volleyball team continued its successful start to the season, sweeping a doubleheader at home on Sunday. In the opening game, MCLA defeated visiting University of Maine-Fort Kent (UMFK), by the score of 3-1. MCLA then came out for the second game and beat Lyndon State…

  • By Tyler Bacon The Men’s Soccer team is off to a hot start in 2014, with a 3-2 record going into their first Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) game this Saturday against Worcester State. The team started its season with two wins at the Norwich Cadet Classic, against Green...

    Men’s Soccer Kicks Off Season With Wins

    By Tyler Bacon The Men’s Soccer team is off to a hot start in 2014, with a 3-2 record going into their first Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) game this Saturday against Worcester State. The team started its season with two wins at the Norwich Cadet Classic, against Green…

  • By Jesse Collings The MCLA Women’s Tennis team opened conference play on Saturday, falling in a close match to North Atlantic Conference opponent Castleton State, 5-4. MCLA dropped their second straight match, falling to 2-3 on the season and 0-1 in conference play. The hosting Spartans improved to 5-1 on...

    Strong Start for Women’s Tennis

    By Jesse Collings The MCLA Women’s Tennis team opened conference play on Saturday, falling in a close match to North Atlantic Conference opponent Castleton State, 5-4. MCLA dropped their second straight match, falling to 2-3 on the season and 0-1 in conference play. The hosting Spartans improved to 5-1 on…

  • By Nicole L’Etoile Berkshire County is well known for its multitude of art museums and exhibits that attract tourists from all over the country and the world.  The Clark Art Institute in Williamstown is quietly nestled near the end of Williams College with a long, winding driveway leading up to it....

    Clark Renovations Bring New Exhibits

    By Nicole L’Etoile Berkshire County is well known for its multitude of art museums and exhibits that attract tourists from all over the country and the world.  The Clark Art Institute in Williamstown is quietly nestled near the end of Williams College with a long, winding driveway leading up to it….

  • By Christopher Johnson North Adams, Mass.— c’s works in Gallery 51’s exhibit “Things You See” exist less in terms of figure and shape and more in terms of new dimensions, seen through the different layers of his work. Sara Farrell Okamura’s works, on the other hand, exist in a world...

    Gallery 51 Hosts Two Artists With Contrasting Visions

    By Christopher Johnson North Adams, Mass.— c’s works in Gallery 51’s exhibit “Things You See” exist less in terms of figure and shape and more in terms of new dimensions, seen through the different layers of his work. Sara Farrell Okamura’s works, on the other hand, exist in a world…

  • By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney The college will observe the 227th anniversary of the enactment of the United States Constitution on Wednesday; a talk will be led from activist attorney and legal scholar Martha F. Davis, Professor of Law and Professional Responsibility at Northeastern University (NEU) in Boston. The public event will begin...

    Activist Attorney Martha F. Davis to Speak on Constitution Day

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney The college will observe the 227th anniversary of the enactment of the United States Constitution on Wednesday; a talk will be led from activist attorney and legal scholar Martha F. Davis, Professor of Law and Professional Responsibility at Northeastern University (NEU) in Boston. The public event will begin…

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