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  • By Nick Arena Two students were arrested on drug charges early Monday morning, shortly before the bomb threats were called in. Juniors William Boos and Korey Scott were arrested as a part of a coordinated investigation, according to Michael Cozzaglio, director of the North Adams Police Department (NAPD). “This was...

    Two Students Arrested in Drug Bust on Campus

    By Nick Arena Two students were arrested on drug charges early Monday morning, shortly before the bomb threats were called in. Juniors William Boos and Korey Scott were arrested as a part of a coordinated investigation, according to Michael Cozzaglio, director of the North Adams Police Department (NAPD). “This was…

  • Makayla-Courtney McGeeney A sexual assault case that occurred near the college was reported at 12:30 a.m. on Sunday. According to the report, the incident had occurred within the previous 24 to 72 hours. The Crime and Safety report that was shared by Public Safety Director Joseph Charon said the assault...

    Sexual Assault Reported Sunday

    Makayla-Courtney McGeeney A sexual assault case that occurred near the college was reported at 12:30 a.m. on Sunday. According to the report, the incident had occurred within the previous 24 to 72 hours. The Crime and Safety report that was shared by Public Safety Director Joseph Charon said the assault…

  • By Isabel McKenzie Antrhopology professor Sumi Colligan interacted with diverse groups of people and learned much about the Middle East during a faculty development seminar in August. Colligan traveled to Anman, Jordan for the seminar, during a critical time period in the Middle East. Israel had just invaded Gaza, Syrians...

    Middle East Residents Deserve to Chart Own Future, Professor Says

    By Isabel McKenzie Antrhopology professor Sumi Colligan interacted with diverse groups of people and learned much about the Middle East during a faculty development seminar in August. Colligan traveled to Anman, Jordan for the seminar, during a critical time period in the Middle East. Israel had just invaded Gaza, Syrians…

  • By Nick Swanson Smoking Policy Members of the Student Government Association (SGA) are working with administration to make improvements to the smoking policy. The smoking policy was instituted this semester, which restricts anyone from smoking in places that are not designated smoking areas. “It’s important that we (SGA) broadcast and...

    SGA to Improve Smoking Policy

    By Nick Swanson Smoking Policy Members of the Student Government Association (SGA) are working with administration to make improvements to the smoking policy. The smoking policy was instituted this semester, which restricts anyone from smoking in places that are not designated smoking areas. “It’s important that we (SGA) broadcast and…

  • By Idalis Foster Along with many other changes in the MCLA community this semester, our campus is welcoming a new member: Dr. Jenna Sciuto, English/Communications professor. Sciuto previously taught at Simmons College and was a teaching assistant at Northeastern University. Both schools are located in Boston, a stark contrast to...

    Sciuto Prefers Size of College

    By Idalis Foster Along with many other changes in the MCLA community this semester, our campus is welcoming a new member: Dr. Jenna Sciuto, English/Communications professor. Sciuto previously taught at Simmons College and was a teaching assistant at Northeastern University. Both schools are located in Boston, a stark contrast to…

  • By Juanita Doss Junior Zachary Page took the main stage as Fabian, who is a servant in William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.” Serving others became more than just a character for Page; it’s an aspect of his everyday life. Last April, Page submitted his form for the first time to become...

    Advisers Passionate for Freshman Success

    By Juanita Doss Junior Zachary Page took the main stage as Fabian, who is a servant in William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.” Serving others became more than just a character for Page; it’s an aspect of his everyday life. Last April, Page submitted his form for the first time to become…

  • By Nick Swanson Kerri Nicoll joined the sociology department as a professor of social work this semester at the College. This is her first full-time faculty appointment, according to Nicoll, and was interested in teaching at MCLA for a number of reasons. Nicoll said one thing that drew her here...

    Nicoll Already Learning from Students by Connecting them with Community

    By Nick Swanson Kerri Nicoll joined the sociology department as a professor of social work this semester at the College. This is her first full-time faculty appointment, according to Nicoll, and was interested in teaching at MCLA for a number of reasons. Nicoll said one thing that drew her here…

  • By Nick Swanson Mass. State Senator Benjamin B. Downing is now instructing a seminar course called Politics in Policy and Practice, in addition to fulfilling duties as the youngest member of the Senate. Downing has guest lectured before at Boston University, Williams College, UMass Amherst, Berkshire Community College, Providence College,...

    Senator Downing Now a Politics in Policy Instructor

    By Nick Swanson Mass. State Senator Benjamin B. Downing is now instructing a seminar course called Politics in Policy and Practice, in addition to fulfilling duties as the youngest member of the Senate. Downing has guest lectured before at Boston University, Williams College, UMass Amherst, Berkshire Community College, Providence College,…

  • By Nick Arena Students have been allowed back onto campus after a bomb threat kept them on lockdown for about three hours this morning. At a press briefing at the North Adams Ambulance Service, Michael Cozzaglio, director of the North Adams Police Department (NAPD), said the bomb threat was called...

    MCLA Evacuated Over Second Bomb Threat in Two Years

    By Nick Arena Students have been allowed back onto campus after a bomb threat kept them on lockdown for about three hours this morning. At a press briefing at the North Adams Ambulance Service, Michael Cozzaglio, director of the North Adams Police Department (NAPD), said the bomb threat was called…

  • By Isabel McKenzie New assistant Professor of Biology Sarah Herrick is hoping to expand the health science curriculum here at MCLA. While looking for a post-graduate teaching job, Herrick was told about MCLA by a friend. She researched the school, liked the intimate setting, and was drawn in by the...

    Biology Professor Focuses on Growing Health Sciences

    By Isabel McKenzie New assistant Professor of Biology Sarah Herrick is hoping to expand the health science curriculum here at MCLA. While looking for a post-graduate teaching job, Herrick was told about MCLA by a friend. She researched the school, liked the intimate setting, and was drawn in by the…

  • By Christopher Johnson New York, New York—Like at the beginning of a rock concert, rebellious attitudes pass from person to person as they all declare their excitement. A group of MCLA students staked out a patch of asphalt and waited anxiously for the event to begin. But this wasn’t a...

    We Call It A Revolution When There’s Change

    By Christopher Johnson New York, New York—Like at the beginning of a rock concert, rebellious attitudes pass from person to person as they all declare their excitement. A group of MCLA students staked out a patch of asphalt and waited anxiously for the event to begin. But this wasn’t a…

  • By Nick Arena Construction on Bowman Hall moves according to schedule as it inches towards its completion date. The building is set for completion in June of 2015, according to vice president of Administration and Finance James Stakenas. “There are multiple steps that have to be taken and it all...

    Bowman set to open June 2015

    By Nick Arena Construction on Bowman Hall moves according to schedule as it inches towards its completion date. The building is set for completion in June of 2015, according to vice president of Administration and Finance James Stakenas. “There are multiple steps that have to be taken and it all…

  • By Nick Swanson The Student Government Association (SGA) conducted a referendum electronically last week, asking students if they should have a presence in college governance committees. The referendum resulted in a vote of 57 to 1 in favor of having students serve on college governance, according to SGA President Brendan Peltier. SGA appoints students...

    SGA Votes to Keep Student Governance

    By Nick Swanson The Student Government Association (SGA) conducted a referendum electronically last week, asking students if they should have a presence in college governance committees. The referendum resulted in a vote of 57 to 1 in favor of having students serve on college governance, according to SGA President Brendan Peltier. SGA appoints students…

  • By Nick Swanson Members of the Student Government Association (SGA) plan to show their appreciation for members of administration leaving the college. “The next SGA meeting will be dedicated to Charlotte Degen, (vice president of Student Affairs), for all of the great work she has done in the last 40...

    SGA Honors Retirees

    By Nick Swanson Members of the Student Government Association (SGA) plan to show their appreciation for members of administration leaving the college. “The next SGA meeting will be dedicated to Charlotte Degen, (vice president of Student Affairs), for all of the great work she has done in the last 40…

  • By Juanita Doss Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times Columnist Nicholas Kristof will be presenting his lecture on Half the Sky Thursday, October 16 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center gym. The Hardman Lecture Series will be hosting his free event, which is open to the MCLA...

    “Half the Sky” Author to be Hardman Series Speaker

    By Juanita Doss Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times Columnist Nicholas Kristof will be presenting his lecture on Half the Sky Thursday, October 16 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center gym. The Hardman Lecture Series will be hosting his free event, which is open to the MCLA…

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