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“Get Out” an ingenious and thought-provoking film

Since watching "Get Out," I’ve been reading a lot of reviews. I doubt I’ll ever reach the end of them. The movie, Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, famously had a 100 percent positive rating on...

“13th” Event Review

Last Thursday, Sullivan Lounge was packed, something that isn’t common for school events. Although many professors probably required their students go for class, there were still students who attended of their own accord to...

Art Professor Mowinski protests with love and letterpress

Melanie Mowinski has been making mantra cards for a long time. The small, bright pieces of paper are adorned with simple images and quotes. According to Mowinski, they are meant to remind readers of their...

“Alien Porno Kings” Bring Hip-Hop to the Berkshires

The rolling hills of Berkshire County are home to a vast collection of musical talent. Not only has it become a home for blue grass and folk music enthusiast, but the local hard rock...

Fishing With Jon: Disinterest in film

Fishing With Jon Disinterest in film I saw this movie from 1975 called “Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles” that got reprinted recently and entered back into larger conversations about how we watch movies—moreover...

Gallery 51 Opens New Multi-Artist Exhibit Biotope

It's my view that Gallery 51 has kind of a tough calling: they have to put together exhibitions by talented, thoughtful artists, these exhibitions should ideally have some relation to North Adams and the College,...

Ubisoft’s For Honor a Bloody Good Time

It goes without question that many facets of our society are driven by competition. Whether witnessing it from the comfort of our homes or engaging in it ourselves, competing with one another is ingrained...

Fishing with Jon: Mark Kozelek goes pound-for-pound yet again

Subhead: Veteran songwriter Mark Kozelek’s experimental new album exceeds expectation. For 25 years, Mark Kozelek has been raising, often capping the bar in whatever facet of music he is working in at the time. If...

“Izzy Heltai and Secret Creature”, 4/5 Review

In Izzy Heltai’s recently released five-song album “Izzy Heltai and Secret Creature,” the MCLA student is able to showcase his original songs, as well as an original arrangement of a traditional song, in the...

The Modern Producer – Paul White’s “Accelerator”

For a long time, record production was kind of a thankless job: you’d spend hours upon hours intricately tweaking a bunch of tracks, which had been thrown together in a few takes by an...

Iris (A Winged Victory for the Sullen) review

Supergroup certainly falls into the lexicon of words that have been beat to death by overzealous music journalists praising their favorite collaborative efforts, so it’s uncomfortable to use as a descriptive, but here we...

Protest Music in the Trumpian Era

Prior to the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States, there was a popular (if dumb and inconsiderate) thought that was passed around: that if Trump were elected, at least there...

WJJW DJ Profile: “Ry-Guy Polka Time” with Ryan Pause

WJJW, at 91.1 FM, is currently home to 46 student-run radio programs. Each show runs for two to three hours a piece, and the variety of content throughout the week provides a little something...

Anime Blockbuster “Your Name” Absent From Academy Awards

The Academy Awards are yet again being criticized for what some believe to be a lack of diversity amidst their nominees. Fans of anime, a highly stylized form of animation originating from Japan, have...

Visit MCLA’s New Design Lab at G51

MCLA’s Gallery 51 is going through some changes. The building, located downtown on Main Street, has been host to numerous exhibitions and events since the College began using it in 2005. For a long...