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SGA: Strategic Planning, Club Budgets and Police Services at Campus Events

Catherine Holbrook, vice president of Student Affairs and Cynthia Brown, vice president of Academic Affairs made one of the first of many presentations of...

Public Safety Director Daniel Colonno: Armament and public safety

Five years ago, 67 percent of students and 90 percent of faculty were against arming public safety. Two weeks ago, based on a sample...

Students continue debate surrounding campus safety armament

Glock 22s were first put on the hips of Public Safety officers in 2013 as mandate from the College’s Board of Trustees. Now, four...

Junior Kaitlin Wright first to announce candidacy for SGA President

Nomination papers for student government elections were made available Tuesday, with junior Kaitlin Wright being the first to formally announce a campaign for the...

International Women’s Day rally: poetry and fervor

Before spring break, International Women's Day took place around the world. Most colleges held events, including ours--MCLA hosted a Women's Day Rally in the...
James Comey

Comey admits FBI investigating Trump’s Russian ties, no Obama wiretapping

FBI Director James Comey acknowledged a broken institutional precedent when he publicly confirmed that his department was investigating ties between President Trump's campaign and...

Slam Poetry Club revamps its message with name change.

When freshman Taylor Parece came to MCLA, she hoped to start a slam poetry cub, envisioning starting it from scratch. Much to her surprise,...
Pete Davidson will be SAC's spring comedian

Pete Davidson Will Headline SAC’s Spring Comedy Show

The Student Activity Council (SAC) annual spring event has been a standard of not only MCLA's spring term, but for most colleges for many...

With MCLA individual enrichment program gone, College seeks to emulate its strengths

After three decades, the College will no longer offer the Individual Enrichment Program (IEP). It was used as a way to offer underprivileged and...

Beacon Poll: MCLA supports keeping campus police armed

When the MCLA Board of Trustees voted ten to one to arm campus safety in Feb. 2012, it was hotly debated, going against 90...

SGA: Budget, motion to bolster supplemental budget pass

SGA passed its budget recommendations for the next fiscal year with little resistance on Monday, despite an impassioned plea from the Fashion Club and...

Massachusetts state auditor sets sights on MCLA, seven other Colleges

By Nick Tardive and Gianna Vigliatura MCLA, as well as seven other colleges in the Commonwealth, were targeted for "inadequate" controls over its inventory, furniture...

Editorial – From the Beacon to the trustees – Disarm

In spring 2012 the MCLA student board of trustees voted 10-1 to arm campus security. This was very controversial because more than 87 percent...

Environuts: Strong membership, more to come

MCLA's sustainability club, the Environuts, have a lot in the pipeline, but much of it is dependent upon mother nature. However, that hasn't stopped the...

Former IGC treasurer accused of felony larceny

  Correction: Due to a publishing error, an earlier draft of this article was published, which contained information about Lantz and some money that was...