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Meeting with State Legislator John Scibak

Massachusetts State Representative John Scibak, chairperson of the Joint Committee on Higher Education, visited campus on Monday, Jan 29. Scibak toured campus and met...

“Black In Time” Week with MERC

‘Black in Time’ week begins the Multicultural Education Resource Center’s (MERC) long agenda of on and off campus events to celebrate Black History Month....

SGA approves $800 for Soul Food dinner; $2000

This week the Student Government Association has allocated $800 to the Multicultural Education Resource Center. This money will go toward catering a special Soul...

TEDx North Adams hopes to bring new life downtown

Inspiration and wonder, curiosity and understanding. These fruits of ideas were what drew the people of North Adams to gather, listen, and participate in...

Winter Break Townhouse Repairs

The remaining two students of Townhouse 31 were able to move back into their residence area on Monday, Jan. 22 after being relocated, while...

Green Living Seminar Series

The MCLA Green Living Seminar’s theme is, “Sustainability and the Role of Technology.” This is an 11-part series beginning with the first presentation on...

Senator Sirois resigns and SGA approves $500 towards NeXXus 10 year anniversary

This week the MCLA’s Student Government Association approved for a $500 bonus toward NeXXus. The step group plans to utilize this money to host...

Avoiding Illness During Finals

Article by Matt Delson As the shadow of finals looms, more students seem to fall ill than during other times of the semester. According to Psychology...

Courtney Pingelski; juggling school, basketball, and extracurricular interests while being successful

On Nov. 29, Courtney Pingelski scored a whopping 26 points, leading MCLA to a victory over Utica College on the women’s basketball court. She...

SGA: New CSSE plans and Proposal for Multicultural Lounge

The Student Government Association (SGA) was given presentation from Dale Osef, career development specialist for the Center for Student Success and Engagement (CSSE) at...

160 days later and still no deal by Jacob Vitali

Jacob E. Vitali Today marks 160 days since the Massachusetts State College Association (MSCA) has had a new Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). The MSCA is the...

New Sustainability Committee Seeks Growth and Eco-Friendly Programs

Article by Julia Parker Special to the Beacon A new sustainability committee at MCLA looks to implement eco-friendly programs on campus. In efforts to reach out to more...

Increased SAC Budget Allows For More Student Events

Student Activities Council (SAC)’s recent budget increase of $30,320 will allow the organization to continue to hold free, on-campus events, which would have otherwise...

Drug policy update

The smoke spots around campus are classic social areas, especially during the warm seasons. It’s perfectly common to see students and the occasional professor...

“Cops on Top” Fundraiser Expansion Draws Attention, Donation to Special Olympics

Article by Rebecca Shankman and Maya McFadden Special to the Beacon The Berkshire County Law Enforcement aimed to raise $60,000 during the fundraiser, Cops on Top this...