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  • By Jesse Collings The Women’s Soccer team earned its first conference victory in a big way on Saturday, hammering Fitchburg State at home, 4-0. MCLA improved to 3-6-1 on the season and 1-2 in MASCAC play, while Fitchburg fell to 2-8-1 overall and 0-2-1 in the conference. Heavy rain pelted...

    Women’s Soccer Picks Up First Conference Victory

    By Jesse Collings The Women’s Soccer team earned its first conference victory in a big way on Saturday, hammering Fitchburg State at home, 4-0. MCLA improved to 3-6-1 on the season and 1-2 in MASCAC play, while Fitchburg fell to 2-8-1 overall and 0-2-1 in the conference. Heavy rain pelted…

  • By Jesse Collings The Volleyball team traveled north to Norwic, Vermont to take place in a doubleheader on Saturday, and returned to Massachusetts with two more losses and a bad taste in their mouth. The team opened the doubleheader against Anna Maria College, who they dropped a nail biter to,...

    MCLA Stays Above .500

    By Jesse Collings The Volleyball team traveled north to Norwic, Vermont to take place in a doubleheader on Saturday, and returned to Massachusetts with two more losses and a bad taste in their mouth. The team opened the doubleheader against Anna Maria College, who they dropped a nail biter to,…

  • By Jesse Collings The Trailblazers traveled to Colby-Sawyer on Sunday with a chance to secure a regular season championship in the North Atlantic Conference. Unfortunately, Colby-Sawyer overwhelmed the Blazers, 9-0. Colby improves to 8-5 overall and finishes the season 6-0 in conference play. The Blazers fall to 7-6, and 4-2...

    Tennis Rushes into Conference Playoffs

    By Jesse Collings The Trailblazers traveled to Colby-Sawyer on Sunday with a chance to secure a regular season championship in the North Atlantic Conference. Unfortunately, Colby-Sawyer overwhelmed the Blazers, 9-0. Colby improves to 8-5 overall and finishes the season 6-0 in conference play. The Blazers fall to 7-6, and 4-2…

  • By Tyler Bacon The Men’s Soccer team leaped into a four-way tie for first place in MASCAC play on Saturday with a win at Fitchburg State 2-1. The MASCAC standings are a close race so far this season. “The MASCAC in men’s soccer is extremely tight so it was crucial...

    Men’s Soccer Keeps Pace in MASCAC

    By Tyler Bacon The Men’s Soccer team leaped into a four-way tie for first place in MASCAC play on Saturday with a win at Fitchburg State 2-1. The MASCAC standings are a close race so far this season. “The MASCAC in men’s soccer is extremely tight so it was crucial…

  • By Jesse Collings While baseball is technically considered a team sport, a lot of the time the chemistry of the game is completely lost. Sure, you win and lose as a team, but baseball is often a team game being masked as a sequence of one-on-one matchups. Unlike most team...

    Baseball Chemist

    By Jesse Collings While baseball is technically considered a team sport, a lot of the time the chemistry of the game is completely lost. Sure, you win and lose as a team, but baseball is often a team game being masked as a sequence of one-on-one matchups. Unlike most team…

  • By Christopher Johnson North Adams, Mass.—No one will or should forget when Chelsea Manning released classified and disturbing files that for some confirmed their worst fears and for others gave a surprise resounding enough to start reconsidering this country’s ethics. Tomorrow, October 10, at 8:00 p.m., Mass MoCA will house...

    ‘The Source’ Combines Theatre, Technology

    By Christopher Johnson North Adams, Mass.—No one will or should forget when Chelsea Manning released classified and disturbing files that for some confirmed their worst fears and for others gave a surprise resounding enough to start reconsidering this country’s ethics. Tomorrow, October 10, at 8:00 p.m., Mass MoCA will house…

  • By Courtney Alana Smith The pit in my stomach— you know, the one that only cracks open when fear is present— became unfastened as soon as I sat down in seat 30A. Flight 0728 was a red-eye to London Heathrow, and it just so happened to be the first plane I’d...

    More than I Bargained For

    By Courtney Alana Smith The pit in my stomach— you know, the one that only cracks open when fear is present— became unfastened as soon as I sat down in seat 30A. Flight 0728 was a red-eye to London Heathrow, and it just so happened to be the first plane I’d…

  • 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 Nick Arena Apparently Devils Lake High School in North Dakota has banned female students from wearing leggings, yoga pants, jean leggings, or jeggings as they are more popularly known, and tight blue jeans. Why are these articles of clothing being banned? Because they are distracting to male students and...

    Dress Code Woes

    By Nick Arena Apparently Devils Lake High School in North Dakota has banned female students from wearing leggings, yoga pants, jean leggings, or jeggings as they are more popularly known, and tight blue jeans. Why are these articles of clothing being banned? Because they are distracting to male students and…

  • By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney The weekend is ahead and it holds many opportunities to rejoice with friends on the couch watching movies, or maybe its running around getting coffee, donuts for breakfast, and fro-yo for dessert. Either way, you’re treating yourself after a good week of eating and routine work. Here’s...

    The Joy of Overindulging

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney The weekend is ahead and it holds many opportunities to rejoice with friends on the couch watching movies, or maybe its running around getting coffee, donuts for breakfast, and fro-yo for dessert. Either way, you’re treating yourself after a good week of eating and routine work. Here’s…

  • By Nikki Kratounis

    Cartoon: First Days

    By Nikki Kratounis

  • Photo taken by Nick Arena

    Down Street Art

    Photo taken by Nick Arena

  • 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…

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