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SGA: open forum brings up accountability, immediate action

A full gallery of students gathered for SGA's open forum on diversity, inclusiveness and equality for two hours Monday night. Multiple administrators made the...

ATM Fees Complaint

The TD Bank ATM in the Amsler Campus Center was the source of a complaint made at an SGA meeting--specifically, the fees non-TD Bank...

College Republicans, conservatives face adversity, censorship on campus

Two isolated incidents and one still ongoing have plagued conservatives on campus so far this semester, amid a Trump presidency and the backlash that...

North Adams a finalist for $500k

North Adams was selected as a finalist to receive $500,000 to revamp Main St., courtesy of the Small Business Revolution. Voting ends today at 9...

Joanna Slater presents individual tales of refugees to “reaffirm” shared humanity

Almost 70 students, faculty and members of the North Adams community piled into Murdock 218 Wednesday, Feb. 8 to hear Joanna Slater, foreign correspondent...

Strategic Planning Committee continues college diversity conversation

President Birge and administration met with a handful of students Wednesday afternoon to cover the Strategic Planning Committee’s collaboration with the Diversity, Equity and...

Gaga is Back

After taking quite the hiatus from music post-"Joanne," Lady Gaga reminded the world why she is a generational icon with her Super Bowl LI...

The SGA Special Election results are in

8 new members and 9 empty seats The SGA elected eight new members last Wednesday night. Of the most notable, former "Be Great" SGA Presidential...

Vice Presidents Brown, Holbrook: ‘this survey the first of many’

. Photo from Wikimedia Commons MCLA released its diversity survey Monday, Jan. 30, via e-mail to students, faculty and staff on campus. The survey came as a...

Green Living Seminars push forth into 2017

With Professor Elena Traister, on sabbatical this semester, MCLA's Green Living seminars move forward under the leadership of environmental science Professor Daniel Shustack. "We identify...

Campus pool replacement to strengthen athletic training major

After a majority vote in an SGA open forum last September, the Amsler Campus Center pool is expected to be replaced with a larger...

Survey protest solidarity from SGA President

SGA President Tim Williams addressed student representatives and a full gallery on Monday night, mentioning what he described as "passive protest" on campus via...

Langston reflects on unfocused core curriculum

As MCLA continues the process of reviewing its core curriculum, The Beacon reached out to English/Communications Professor David Langston to discuss the current state...

New Mascot to Be On Campus

The Student Activities Council (SAC) moved to spend money on a mascot. Laura Mooney, director of Athletics, proposed the idea to the council on Jan....

Editorial for Issue 2

Fascism and Free Speech As a media organization filled with student journalists, The Beacon is very aware of the integrity and utter importance of the...
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