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LoCal: New business pushes forward, despite split

For LoCal, a startup business that aims to sell healthy snacks to the community, their selection as the winner of the first Innovation & Entrepreneurship...

SGA, under new President, begins the year

After last year's crazy election in which two of the three tickets had to withdraw the Student Government Association (SGA) began its first year...

22nd Annual Greylock Hike Arrives at re-opened Tower

The wind picked up and the man pulled the strings attached to his sail. In one fluid motion, he turned to face the drop...

SGA announces RPS updates and two new seats

President Samantha Giffen invited Residential Programs and Services (RPS) to the September 18th meeting of SGA to update students on the new members of...

Trump’s DACA Rescission Met with Resistance from College Administration

On Sept. 6, President Birge announced in an email to the MCLA community that he opposes the federal order made by President Donald Trump...
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MCLA Approved for Two New Biology Majors

At the end of June, the MCLA biology department was approved for two new majors, including Health Sciences and Community Health Education. According to a...

Clubs Map Out Field Trips for Semester

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Summer programming in Colegrove Park

Concerts, yoga and movie nights With the Levitt AMP concert series not renewed this year due to failure to secure a Levitt AMP grant, the...

Five Months After Question 4: The Present and Future of Marijuana Use on Campus

It has been roughly five months since Question 4 was passed in Massachusetts but, nonetheless, marijuana use remains prohibited on college campuses including MCLA. On...

James Birge Inaugurated as MCLA’s 12th President

James F. Birge was inaugurated as the twelfth President of MCLA on April 21, surrounded by friends, family, colleagues and students. Although Church Street...

VP Behan on the Audit

MCLA’s Official Audit Report was issued in August of 2016, and noted conflicts between the College’s Travel Policy and the Procurement Card Policy. The...

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...