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Emmy winner Habiba Nosheen selected as Hardman Journalist-in-Residence

MCLA announced Habiba Nosheen will be the spring semester’s Hardman Journalist-in-Residence. The English/Communications department chose Nosheen because of her expertise in telling important stories...

Local trainer takes Berkshire County by storm

Around 5:45 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays, Turners Avenue in Adams is lined with vehicles from one end to the other. As residents from across Berkshire...

Winterfest, Warm Celebration for a Cold Season

Once a year the unmistakable sounds of chainsaws fill the air around North Adams’ Main Street. But this is no moonless night, nor is...

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...

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...

Pat Dragon replaced

Mathematics professor Patrick Dragon was fired the morning of Wednesday, Nov. 2. Campus Police Chief Dan Colonno, as well as Bernadette Alden of the...

Chris and Kathi Sullivan horrors of addiction

By Gionna Nourse Taylor Lee Meyer was an outgoing, beautiful, 17-year-old, enjoying her last few months as a senior at King Philip Regional High School...
Kehlani

BREAKING: Kehlani admitted to hospital following suicide attempt

Written by Paige Pomerantz and Jon Hoel Rapper and SAC spring concert performer Kehlani was hospitalized on Monday March 28 after an attempted suicide following...

Student Loans continue to make students worry about the future

By Jay Tocco The rising cost of tuition across the nation is a major concern for college students. Not only is it a burden for...

Alumni Nathan Gutmann named coordinator of the Campus Center and Event Management

Only a semester ago, Nathan Gutmann was nearing the end of his journey at MCLA. Like many other students, he was unsure of what...

“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....

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...

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...

A bright smile never forgotten; Remembering Melissa

On May 9, student Melissa McHenry passed away unexpectedly at her home in Lynbrook, NY. She had just completed her freshman year. McHenry  is described...

WJJW Club of the Month for October

The club that brings you polka, political talk, and pop music on 91.1 FM has won the Club of the Month for October. WJJW...