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Allen: Pres. election should be suspended

Unofficially resigned as a Senator of SGA, junior LaJuan Allen responded to The Beacon's recent finding that GPAs were not checked during last year's presidential...

SGA: “No one’s GPA was checked last year”

By Dan Wohler, Executive Producer of Beacon Web News Anger and frustration arose among students interested in the presidential debate when it was announced last Thursday afternoon that two...

Tonight: Jane Swift to present public policy lecture

Though the Trump presidency is still young, it has already had ramifications on the political and socio-economic landscape of the nation and those around...

Green Living Seminar: Eating the Invaders

Invasive species can cause havoc in local ecosystems, and there often is not a readily available way to get rid of them. So why...

Women’s Lacrosse falls to Fitchburg in home opener

The Lacrosse team saw their second conference game slip out of their hands due to overwhelming offense. In a game against Fitchburg State, MCLA lost...

No Student Trustee Candidate

But a write-in candidate can still run for the position There will be no balloted candidate during this semester's SGA general election, according to SGA...

Editorial: SGA needs to face the mirror

In the wake of the SGA controversy, there’s certainly been a lot of discussion of transparency. Why did it take so long for the...

Aggression against trans-individuals more often out of ‘ignorance, not malice’

Members of the Queer Student Union (QSU) and Trans Affinity Group (TAG) addressed SGA on Monday in order to tackle their marginalization on campus....

SGA President Williams sets up independent investigation of student government

Following claims from within SGA that prior student government elections had failed to properly check a vice presidential candidate's GPA - declaring them eligible...

FIGMENT to be at Windsor Lake

FIGMENT, a celebration of participatory and interactive artwork, is preparing to launch its second North Adams-held event on Saturday, April 29, at Windsor Lake. ...

SGA lowers GPA requirement to serve in student government, fails to extend election

A motion introduced by Senator A.J Cote was aimed at amending SGA's constitution, which required students running for SGA to have a minimum GPA...

Meet the rest of the SGA Candidates

Next Tuesday and Wednesday, every position in SGA is up for election. As The Beacon goes to press at approximately 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, this...

Forum held by ARAMARK meant to address student issues with meal plans

Kevin Kebea, Director of Category Management for ARAMARK, presented a slideshow detailing meal plan basics and several survey results from the ARAMARK Management Team...
SGA debate stage sits empty

Cancellation of SGA Debate Brings Controversy

By Jon Hoel and Daniel Wohler The continuing controversy of the canceled Beacon Web News SGA debate is an ongoing story, which will be updated...

ASL Club: Back from the brink

When American Sign Language (ASL) Club President Kolumbia Cook joined earlier this year, the group had a treasurer and one general member. Now, club...