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Final SGA meeting sees constitution changed, reform a goal for next year

The final SGA meeting of the 2016-2017 academic year saw a new Senate sworn in amidst a group decision to further look into and...

President Giffen, new Senate sworn in

In his last act as SGA President, Tim Williams swore in his Coordinating Vice President (CVP) Samantha Giffen as his successor before taking a...

Giffen: New procedures to be implemented to check qualifications to run

New SGA President seeks to avoid future election debacle As Samantha Giffen has been formally selected by the student body as SGA's next President, from...

Beacon adviser retires, leaves behind a legacy of students

Room 109C in Mark Hopkins Hall is slowly becoming clearer as the semester comes to an end. An office which is typically full of...

SGA: Election results for Fall 2017

Amid disqualifications, revelations that GPAs were not checked last year and an ongoing investigation by Academic Affairs, the election results for SGA for the...

An Interview with Bryanna Bradley

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New tabletop gaming store opens in Williamstown

The gaming industry has grown by leaps and bounds over the past 40 years, as has the culture that surrounds it. What began as...

MCLA students and increased student debt

As state support declines and costs go up, student loan debt soars By Kelsey Kistner Special to The Beacon If you add up the amount of money...

Students love to hate the residency requirement

By Nora Hones Special to The Beacon A residency requirement isn’t an uncommon thing at liberal arts colleges, but for the students of MCLA the three-year...

MCLA Spring Preview Days

MCLA’s Spring Preview Days are here again, possibly bringing new faces that will be seen around campus come September. There are three Spring Preview Days...

Swift Reflects on Trump Presidency: How It Happened and What’s Next

According to former acting Gov. Jane Swift, the Trump presidency has been engendered by a combination of factors, including oversimplified narratives, political extremes, reality...

Trump family struggles balancing business interests and politics

The Associated Press reported Tuesday morning that Ivanka Trump Marks LLC was granted preliminary approval for three trademarks on April 6 - the same...

SGA’s Grants for LAS, NeXXus, and Environuts

SGA voted unanimously on April 10 to give a grant of $1500 for Latin American Society’s (LAS) All Around the World Event and $800...

Birge to be inaugurated Friday

James Birge has served as president of MCLA since the Spring 2016 semester, overseeing diversity, inclusion and college climate initiatives for an entire year...

Pi Upsilon Pi holds annual Run For Life

Pi Upsilon Pi (Pines) will be hosting its annual Run for Life on Saturday, April 22 at MCLA. Having already raised $1,295, Pines is...