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What Goes Wrong With Event Participation?

Student participation on campus seems to be one of the biggest problems that clubs and organizations seem to face every day. Michael Obasohan sat in the Amsler Campus Center marketplace, encouraging MCLA students and faculty...

Bearded lady juggles knives and eats fire

Jennifer Miller doesn’t like being called “the bearded lady”. Instead, she prefers to be called a woman with a beard. This is because she isn't the only woman with a beard, there are many...

Marvel’s Doctor Strange A Fantastic, Mind Bending Experience

The rise of super hero blockbusters over the past several years has arguably begun to have weight on movie goers. Every year, a slew of films pertaining to both the Marvel and DC comic...

Nintendo is Switching Up Their Game

When it comes to the video game industry, there are few companies with as rich of a history as Nintendo. The Japanese toy company is world-renowned not only for breathing new life into the once failing home...

More laughs than groans (barely) at SAC’s spring show

“Thank you for coming to our annual spring, uh… show,” said Jordan Goyette, SAC Concert Chair. Thus the evening began. The controversial switch from the traditional spring concert to a comedy performance had raised eyebrows, but...

Mary Ruefle reads at Gallery 51

Mary Ruefle is a bird, not an ornithologist. Or so she says. However, the acclaimed poet and essayist’s reading at Gallery 51 on Saturday contained as many ruminations on the craft of writing as it...

Harlequin E-Board comes together for spring production

After the resignation of Harlequin directors Max Teplansky and Kiley Clancy, the E-board as a whole took it upon themselves to co-direct this semester’s production of “Bye Bye Birdie,” which is being put on...

WJJW: Turning Up The Sound

WJJW, the College's radio station, will present The Sound, an event bringing together five musical acts from MCLA and the surrounding area. The concert will feature performances by the MCLA Jazz Band with Trevor Wheelock,...

Yorick’s fall performance undergoes last minute change

MCLA’s Shakespeare club, Yorick, is putting on “The Taming of the Shrew” by William Shakespeare but with a tantalizing twist. Instead of a comedy, the original genre, Yorick is performing the play as a...

Debo Band to perform Ethiopian afro-pop at MASS MoCA

The 11-piece Boston-based music group Debo Band takes inspiration from popular music found in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, during the 1960s and 1970s, and plays on the international circuit, according to National Public Radio (NPR)....

Freshman publishes her first book in print, “Conductor of the Damned”

Self-publishing is not an easy process, but it can be done, and competently so. Freshman Amber Harris is the newest MCLA student to go that route, joining the ranks of junior Emily Meidenbauer, MCLA...
FPA, Play, A Doll's House

FPA: A Doll’s House a somber delight

There is something about theatre and drama that just goes hand in hand. Life isn’t always happy, nor does it end well, and theatre thrives off of realism. As someone who has never been exposed...

Sundance Theater lab returns to MASS MoCA

Few get to see the makings of a Broadway play if you aren’t involved in the process. Next Saturday, November 14th, MASS MoCA peels back the curtain with another installment of it Sundance Theater...

Logan: Breaking the Super Hero Mold

Sitting down to watch “Logan,” Hugh Jackman’s latest and presumably last take on the Wolverine character, I couldn’t help but to feel some level of skepticism. While I’ve always been a fan of the...

Hardman Poet in Residence Dwayne Betts captivates audience at G51

By Mitchell Chapman If there is one word to describe Dwayne Betts, it would be visceral. There is a very good reason why Publishers Weekly describes his poems as “devastatingly beautiful.” Betts is the second poet...