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North Adams
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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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...

New Student Conduct Coordinator looks on the bright side

On the third floor of the Amsler Campus Center near the Student Government Office resides an unassuming door. Inside, the room lacks a sense...

Beacon Files: Sixteen years back

Beacon Files: 16 years: A tumultuous election and demand for unity “Bush confident he’ll win Florida” reads a headline of the Thursday, Nov. 9, 2000...

How did this happen?

In 2012, I feared Mitt Romney becoming president. I was 16 at the time and believed he was the worst thing to ever walk...

In Conversation with Stephin Merritt

I first heard the Magnetic Fields seven years ago when their albums began situating themselves into my life as important emotional landmarks. Frontman Stephin...

Graduating student reflects on life of medicine and music

He was there at the fall of Saigon in 1975, at the US embassy in Beirut when it was bombed in 1983, and he...

New Biology professor shares love of exercise

Moving around and checking the way your heart races and how your blood pressure rises isn’t an uncommon occurrence in Marisa Benson’s classes. In...

Business Department joined by new Professor Nondo

Straight from Central State University in Ohio, Associate Professor Chali Nondo joins the College’s Business Administration and Economics Department. “The experience has been very phenomenal,”...
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