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Friday, February 23, 2018

WheelSpin: Four wheel drive miracles

There are moments when you realize that mistakes have been made: When you first feel a cold breeze and you remember your coat is at home, when you see anger grow on the face...

Editorial: Little steps can lead to big changes

It’s understandable that every college campus needs to do some sort of construction. Here on ours, we have to make do with tunnels that may be closed, sidewalks that may not be paved, and...

New look Cavaliers throttle the Celtics: what does this mean for Boston’s NBA team?

This past Sunday, Boston Celtics fans were treated to the long awaited and seemingly overdue ceremonious retiring of legend Paul Pierce's jersey number. Donning the nickname "The Truth" throughout his time with the Celtics,...

It’s a Boy! It’s a Girl! Their Name is… Bear?

Everyone and their mother must know by now that Kylie Jenner had her baby. Now, I’m not going to lie, the Kardashian/Jenner clan fascinates me, mainly because they’re stupid sometimes and watching their show...

The Olympics: A place for amateurs

We want to preface this by saying that we have loved the Olympics, Summer or Winter doesn’t matter. We’ll watch them no matter what. And different people have different opinions on this rule, but...

Why New Cars Aren’t Really Making Us Safer

Written by Kai Holl Guest Columnist Maybe it’s because I’m a sucker for old and vintage technology, or maybe it’s because I’m an old soul, but either way, I’m scared of modern cars. I mean,...

New business models aren’t always better

None of your business Columns by the Business Manager of The Beacon In business, innovation often meets practicality, often on not-so-good terms. With a business, you have a bottom line, and sometimes the most traditional, tried-and-true...

Are we in North Adams or Alaska?

During the past few days, we’ve seen New England weather at its finest, and it doesn’t seem to be getting warmer any time soon. With the winter weather comes the hope of snow days, but...

GRAMMYs, Time’s Up

The GRAMMYs have come and gone, and with them viewers and music fans experienced a show that was dominated by Bruno Mars, and men in general. To jump right into things, one of the biggest...

WheelSpin: Grid Girls

A lot of changes are coming to Formula 1 for the 2018 season. On top of a new logo and new safety regulations, there will no longer be grid girls. As some of you...

Doing the right thing is good for business

None of your business Columns by the Business Manager of The Beacon This week, we’re going to talk about a very important aspect of business: damage control, and the missteps some companies make. When things go wrong,...

The Patriots – where do they go from here?

Following a disappointing 41-33 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl VII, the New England Patriots have a lot to address this offseason. Key players and coaches alike are in questionable positions, with regards...

Oscar Noms.: Who Will Come Out on Top?

Welcome back to your weekly dose of everything arts and entertainment, and to jump back in, I think it’s appropriate to talk all things Oscars. The highly acclaimed award show is back on March...

Forever searching for Main Street

None of your business Columns by the Business Manager of The Beacon For a business, location can be everything, though in Berkshire County there are many notable exceptions. A spot in a town’s Main Street (though...

Wheelspin: How you drive v. What you drive

The British show Top Gear once did a short film in which a BMW M3 and a Toyota Prius raced around their track for a few laps. On the surface it seems like a...