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  • A total of 453 total ballots were cast in the SGA elections this week, with 6 disqualified ballots. Current SGA President Jake Powers said it was a very close race. “The Elections Committee and I recounted the ballots three times,” he said. Winners will be sworn in at the SGA...

    SGA Election Results

    A total of 453 total ballots were cast in the SGA elections this week, with 6 disqualified ballots. Current SGA President Jake Powers said it was a very close race. “The Elections Committee and I recounted the ballots three times,” he said. Winners will be sworn in at the SGA…

  • By Jess Gamari   The Northern Berkshire Community Coalition has created a kick-starter fund for a community wide lip dub music video project. Annie Rodgers, who works for Coalition, spoke to SGA on Monday night. Among other projects, the Coalition is devoted to working on neighborhood and community development. In...

    NBCC seeks funds for lip dub video

    By Jess Gamari   The Northern Berkshire Community Coalition has created a kick-starter fund for a community wide lip dub music video project. Annie Rodgers, who works for Coalition, spoke to SGA on Monday night. Among other projects, the Coalition is devoted to working on neighborhood and community development. In…

  • By Raanan Sarid-Segal   “Angels in America” is, without a doubt, my favorite stage drama of all time. It beats out Shakespeare, Pushkin, Chekov and any number of other straight dramatic plays. Its depth and complexity, its willingness to be brazenly avant-garde, its peculiarly Brechtian approach to drama captured my...

    Review: Angels in America

    By Raanan Sarid-Segal   “Angels in America” is, without a doubt, my favorite stage drama of all time. It beats out Shakespeare, Pushkin, Chekov and any number of other straight dramatic plays. Its depth and complexity, its willingness to be brazenly avant-garde, its peculiarly Brechtian approach to drama captured my…

  • By Jess Gamari   In the fall of 2012, the number of full time undergraduate students enrolled in colleges and universities across the nation fell by nearly half a million after 20 years of substantial growth, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. This number has been on decline ever since....

    Enrollment is on the decline

    By Jess Gamari   In the fall of 2012, the number of full time undergraduate students enrolled in colleges and universities across the nation fell by nearly half a million after 20 years of substantial growth, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. This number has been on decline ever since….

  • By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney   A group of faculty, staff and students both non-smokers and smokers, have formed a task force to discuss the opportunity for better wellness on campus, with a smoking policy on its agenda. The Smoking Policy Task Force, generated by Charlotte Degen, vice president of Student Affairs...

    MCLA begins reevaluating its current smoking policies

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney   A group of faculty, staff and students both non-smokers and smokers, have formed a task force to discuss the opportunity for better wellness on campus, with a smoking policy on its agenda. The Smoking Policy Task Force, generated by Charlotte Degen, vice president of Student Affairs…

  • By Nick Arena   An article published in the Berkshire Eagle on Tuesday stated that while the Berkshire Medical Center (BMC) satellite emergency facility is still planned for North County, it may not be placed in the former North Adams Regional Hospital (NARH) building due to the high cost of...

    MountainOne Donation to help students affected by NARH

    By Nick Arena   An article published in the Berkshire Eagle on Tuesday stated that while the Berkshire Medical Center (BMC) satellite emergency facility is still planned for North County, it may not be placed in the former North Adams Regional Hospital (NARH) building due to the high cost of…

  • By James Hunter   The unpredictable weather of the Berkshires has left the Trailblazers with little to no game time since their return from Florida for training. However, it appears that their luck with the weather has finally turned around. “It has been tough for us these past few weeks...

    After long delay, softball resumes play

    By James Hunter   The unpredictable weather of the Berkshires has left the Trailblazers with little to no game time since their return from Florida for training. However, it appears that their luck with the weather has finally turned around. “It has been tough for us these past few weeks…

  • By Jess Gamari   The temporary cell tower in the MCLA Public Safety parking lot was removed yesterday afternoon after AT&T Wireless confirmed the temporary tower on Florida Mountain was providing adequate signal strength needed for operation, according to Charles Kimberling of maintenance and facilities at the College. The College...

    Cell towers collapse in Florida

    By Jess Gamari   The temporary cell tower in the MCLA Public Safety parking lot was removed yesterday afternoon after AT&T Wireless confirmed the temporary tower on Florida Mountain was providing adequate signal strength needed for operation, according to Charles Kimberling of maintenance and facilities at the College. The College…

  • By Nick Arena and Jess Gamari   The doors of North Adams Regional Hospital (NARH) closed on Friday, but the Berkshire County community and state and local legislators are working toward a solution to the lack of medical service in the immediate area. Governor Deval Patrick spoke at the College...

    BMC looks to reopen NARH emergency

    By Nick Arena and Jess Gamari   The doors of North Adams Regional Hospital (NARH) closed on Friday, but the Berkshire County community and state and local legislators are working toward a solution to the lack of medical service in the immediate area. Governor Deval Patrick spoke at the College…

  • By Nicholas Swanson   President Mary Grant led the first of three campus conversations happening this semester steering the discussion on: The Changing Nature of Higher Education. Grant opened the topic on Monday by giving a big picture point-of-view explaining attention given to education by today’s leaders. Others were then...

    Campus conversation discusses changes in higher education

    By Nicholas Swanson   President Mary Grant led the first of three campus conversations happening this semester steering the discussion on: The Changing Nature of Higher Education. Grant opened the topic on Monday by giving a big picture point-of-view explaining attention given to education by today’s leaders. Others were then…

  • MCLA will join other Division III schools across the country in celebrating the value of Division III collegiate athletics. The week will begin on Sunday, April 6th and run through Sunday, April 13th. The NCAA celebrates Division III week as an opportunity for all individuals associated to observe and celebrate...

    MCLA to celebrate Division III Week

    MCLA will join other Division III schools across the country in celebrating the value of Division III collegiate athletics. The week will begin on Sunday, April 6th and run through Sunday, April 13th. The NCAA celebrates Division III week as an opportunity for all individuals associated to observe and celebrate…

  • VIDEOS: NARH protest

  • By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney   Student Activities Council (SAC) will host their first release party on Saturday in the Amsler Campus Center from 6 until 7 p.m. to reveal the musical artist for their annual spring concert. All tables in the Campus Center will be taken over by SAC for the...

    SAC to host first ever spring concert release party

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney   Student Activities Council (SAC) will host their first release party on Saturday in the Amsler Campus Center from 6 until 7 p.m. to reveal the musical artist for their annual spring concert. All tables in the Campus Center will be taken over by SAC for the…

  • By Jess Gamari   Senator Lucas McDiarmid met with Senate chair Taylor Krowitz during Sunday’s ad hoc committee meeting to discuss the possibility of creating a student union. This recreational area would be equipped with a projector system and either a ping pong table or pool table. Vice President Brendan...

    Committee seeks location for student union

    By Jess Gamari   Senator Lucas McDiarmid met with Senate chair Taylor Krowitz during Sunday’s ad hoc committee meeting to discuss the possibility of creating a student union. This recreational area would be equipped with a projector system and either a ping pong table or pool table. Vice President Brendan…

  • By James Hunter   Rachel Quackenbush, sophomore, has been a dominant player for the Trailblazers in her first two seasons on the team.  Rachel has garnered attention since she first got to the program. In 2013, she was named Rookie of the Year, Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) First...

    Quackenbush strikes for MCLA

    By James Hunter   Rachel Quackenbush, sophomore, has been a dominant player for the Trailblazers in her first two seasons on the team.  Rachel has garnered attention since she first got to the program. In 2013, she was named Rookie of the Year, Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) First…

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