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Saturday, March 25, 2017

Sonora Thomas: Healing minds through meditation

Sonora Thomas laid out patterned scarves along her office floor. Each acted as a checkpoint along the road of life. Thomas stood beside a...

The Mohawk Theater: A Beacon of Hope

If one were to take a walk down Main Street of North Adams tonight, chances are they would find only a handful of others...

MCLA Musician Luke O’Brien Releases First Album

The college experience is often depicted as a time of great discovery and experimentation in one’s life. It’s a time in which students are...

Toonerville Trolley Records: Standing strong since 1977

A small blue house sits on Water Street in Williamstown. By first glance, it blends in just as much as any house would to...

The MCLA Leads Initiative has big plans for the next three...

Armand and Donald Feigenbaum, owners of the General System company, have always honored leadership and community engagement above all else. This is what led...

Ramunto’s Pizza Pub: A Fresh Take On Pizza

The North Adams area has become a haven for pizza lovers over the years. The city is home to an abundance of pizza joints:...

Junior tells her story of living and dealing with chronic pain

Shannon Esposito held up two of her hands, with each finger symbolizing a spoon. She dropped a finger and explained how each spoon represents...
Photo by Ron Leja

Deluxe’s Small Business Revolution Visits North Adams

North Adams has recently been selected as a potential candidate for the Small Business Revolution On Main Street. The series is hosted by small-business...

North Adams Historical Society Museum

Nestled below the Hadley Overpass is a historical community that calls the Western Gateway Heritage State Park home. The North Adams Historical Society resides...

Ski Club more than meets the eye

The rain begins to fall on the cool winter evening as Zach Benjamin, a junior, makes his way to the Beacon office. The weather...

Finals are coming: Take a hike

As finals approach, a time of great stress for many students, the wilderness calls to campus. Henry David Thoreau once wrote: “We need the tonic...

Student chalks campus with art

She walks through a campus made up of tan and bland buildings, seeing untapped potential. Armed with chalk, the artist takes her inspiration and...

North Adams Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

The large and brightly shining Christmas tree stood tall on the Main Street green directly across from the First Congregational Church and the First Baptist...

Inside the Veteran resource center

Veterans Day is a time when the country takes a moment to appreciate those who have served bravely for the United States. Many colleges offer...

The IGC Continues its Community Involvement

Although small in numbers, the Inter-Greek Council (IGC) continues to make meaningful impacts in the MCLA and local communities by participating in multiple school...