About Author: Caleb Hiliadis

Posts by Caleb Hiliadis

  • There is a fine line between genuinely funny and downright tasteless, and that line is different for everyone. No doubt by the time you’ve reached this column, you have thoroughly perused our annual April Fool’s Issue of The Bacon. I hope you had your fair share of snickers, chuckles, and...

    When does humor cross the line?

    There is a fine line between genuinely funny and downright tasteless, and that line is different for everyone. No doubt by the time you’ve reached this column, you have thoroughly perused our annual April Fool’s Issue of The Bacon. I hope you had your fair share of snickers, chuckles, and…

  • Men’s tennis is off to a good start after picking up their first win of the spring season on March 29, against Becker College. Led by Coach Andres Limas, the Trailblazer’s record is 1-0 for the spring season. Last fall they dropped two matches against Union and Springfield College, leaving...

    Men’s tennis gets first win for program

    Men’s tennis is off to a good start after picking up their first win of the spring season on March 29, against Becker College. Led by Coach Andres Limas, the Trailblazer’s record is 1-0 for the spring season. Last fall they dropped two matches against Union and Springfield College, leaving…

  • Being a student athlete is a time consuming commitment. It is hard enough for students to manage time between their sport and school. For senior Ricky Massey, it is twice as demanding, because he plays both soccer and baseball. Massey plays both outfield and also supports the team as a...

    Rick Massey juggles school and sports

    Being a student athlete is a time consuming commitment. It is hard enough for students to manage time between their sport and school. For senior Ricky Massey, it is twice as demanding, because he plays both soccer and baseball. Massey plays both outfield and also supports the team as a…

  • Instead of spending spring break at home on the couch in front of the TV, why not travel to somewhere you have never been? That is what the six students who have signed up for the annual Community Service and Cultural Immersion Alternative Spring Break trip are doing. This year,...

    Taking the Alternative Route

    Instead of spending spring break at home on the couch in front of the TV, why not travel to somewhere you have never been? That is what the six students who have signed up for the annual Community Service and Cultural Immersion Alternative Spring Break trip are doing. This year,…

  • Year of graduation: 2014 Hometown: Franklin, Massachusetts Major: English Communications – Creative Writing What is your community service project? Coordinator of the Write Stuff after school program with Christopher Tate. A program designed to acclimate local youth to the idea of continuing their education while participating in different activies on...

    Community Service Spotlight: Chris Hantman

    Year of graduation: 2014 Hometown: Franklin, Massachusetts Major: English Communications – Creative Writing What is your community service project? Coordinator of the Write Stuff after school program with Christopher Tate. A program designed to acclimate local youth to the idea of continuing their education while participating in different activies on…

  • State Representative for the North Adams area, Gail Cariddi, came to the College to talk to the Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group (MASSPIRG) Intern class on how the College and MASSPIRG can best impact our legislation and reach out to elected officials. MASSPIRG is a statewide, student-directed, non-profit, non-partisan organization,...

    Cariddi comes to campus

    State Representative for the North Adams area, Gail Cariddi, came to the College to talk to the Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group (MASSPIRG) Intern class on how the College and MASSPIRG can best impact our legislation and reach out to elected officials. MASSPIRG is a statewide, student-directed, non-profit, non-partisan organization,…

  • “In all these journeys, It’s constantly surprising to me what I continue to learn from people I’m there to serve,” author and founder of Women for Women Zainab Salbi said Tuesday night in the Eleanor Furst Roberts auditorium. Salib is an Iraqi activist who came to MCLA as this semester’s...

    Iraqi activist talks role of women in war

    “In all these journeys, It’s constantly surprising to me what I continue to learn from people I’m there to serve,” author and founder of Women for Women Zainab Salbi said Tuesday night in the Eleanor Furst Roberts auditorium. Salib is an Iraqi activist who came to MCLA as this semester’s…

  • Basketball and summer camp taught him life lessons on diversity, mother taught him strong work ethic By Holly Johnston Staff Writer Thomas Alexander, coordinator of the African, Latino, Asian, and Native American programs (ALANA), remembers basketball as one of his earliest inspirations. “When I was in the fifth grade I...

    Tom Alexander to students: challenge yourself

    Basketball and summer camp taught him life lessons on diversity, mother taught him strong work ethic By Holly Johnston Staff Writer Thomas Alexander, coordinator of the African, Latino, Asian, and Native American programs (ALANA), remembers basketball as one of his earliest inspirations. “When I was in the fifth grade I…

  • From a nearby cathedral tower a deep gong sounds the hour, a reminder of the church’s once strong influence throughout Germany. However, nowadays, a very small minority of Germans actually go to church or claim to be Christians. While morality and spirituality are greatly valued here in Germany, the need...

    Religious influence overpowers America

    From a nearby cathedral tower a deep gong sounds the hour, a reminder of the church’s once strong influence throughout Germany. However, nowadays, a very small minority of Germans actually go to church or claim to be Christians. While morality and spirituality are greatly valued here in Germany, the need…

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