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Gun Owners of America Co-Founder Speaks on “Nation’s Most Passionate Issue”

The debate over the Second Amendment and gun control in America has deep, historical and cultural roots, according to Larry Pratt, co-founder and Executive...

Bernard and Moulton, North Adams Mayoral Debate

Candidates Thomas Bernard and Robert Moulton Jr. stepped up to the debate stage on Monday, Oct. 30, both determined to win over the residents...

Moulton is down, Supporters still hopeful

(written by Corey M-L & Nick Bassett) Despite the cold weather and the loss of the election, warm handshakes, hugs, and feelings of hope were...

Bernard elected North Adams’ 26th Mayor

Additional reporting by Jacob Vitali, Special to the Beacon NORTH ADAMS- Political newcomer and North Adams native Thomas Bernard was elected the 26th Mayor of...

State news: Vote to ban bump stocks and trigger cranks passes

Boston – Last month, state legislators voted to ban bump stock and trigger cranks and classify them under the same general law that governs...

Yorick’s fall performance undergoes last minute change

MCLA’s Shakespeare club, Yorick, is putting on “The Taming of the Shrew” by William Shakespeare but with a tantalizing twist. Instead of a comedy,...

Parliamentarian Vitali resigns; SGA co-sponsors “Many Nations One Thread” fashion show

This week’s Student Government Association meeting saw Parliamentarian Jacob Vitali resign from his position effective immediately. Vitali cited recent health concerns as one of...

Ballantine on the State of Preservation and Conservation, Importance of Community Connection

Joanna Ballantine, the vice president of the Trustees of Reservations for the Western Region, focused on the state of preservation and conservation in Massachusetts,...

Amsler Campus Center and the Renovations Ahead

The pool’s glass windows and doors have been adorned with brown paper and tape as the College prepares for its great transformation. The road...

Gun activist to speak tonight, protest canceled

Why are guns so popular in America? Gun Owners of America Executive Director Emeritus Larry Pratt will answer that question tonight at 7p.m. in...
environment

Environmentalist Urges Children to Go Outside

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MCLA Students Present Research at COPLAC Conference in Mansfield, Pa.

Art, biology, literature and political science students alike were given the opportunity to present their undergraduate research and interact with students across the Northeast...

Diversity training day in the spring as well as a smoke-free campus discussed at...

Student Trustee Stephanie Collins reported that, starting September 2018, MCLA will be a smoke-free campus. The College has received a $15,000 grant from the American...

Pitts Delivers Inspirational Hardman Lecture Based on His Work and Life

Article by Emily Sienkiewicz Byron Pitts encouraged the audience to “step out on nothing” as he discussed his struggles with illiteracy, poverty and a stutter...