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  • By Alexander Moore   A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at the new facilities building on Ashland St., and the 48 members of the staff will move into the building at the start of May. Director of facilities Charles Kimberling said the new building will keep the staff in one...

    Facilities building to open tomorrow

    By Alexander Moore   A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at the new facilities building on Ashland St., and the 48 members of the staff will move into the building at the start of May. Director of facilities Charles Kimberling said the new building will keep the staff in one…

  • By Brittany Gallacher     Emily Meidenbauer sits at the rounded tabled of suite four in Berkshire Towers. Open books surround her as she types furiously on her Dell laptop, fingers clacking against the keys at lightning speed. The green sleeves of her cardigan are rolled up in a business-like...

    The rewards and risks of self-publishing

    By Brittany Gallacher     Emily Meidenbauer sits at the rounded tabled of suite four in Berkshire Towers. Open books surround her as she types furiously on her Dell laptop, fingers clacking against the keys at lightning speed. The green sleeves of her cardigan are rolled up in a business-like…

  • By Rachel Fitterman   The advanced performing arts management (PAM) class will present “Rock the Block 2.0” downtown on Sunday, May 4. The event is a continuation of 2012’s successful “Rock the Block” street festival. Main Street will be blocked off from 2-8 p.m. for food vendors, campus club booths...

    Rock the Block returns in May

    By Rachel Fitterman   The advanced performing arts management (PAM) class will present “Rock the Block 2.0” downtown on Sunday, May 4. The event is a continuation of 2012’s successful “Rock the Block” street festival. Main Street will be blocked off from 2-8 p.m. for food vendors, campus club booths…

  • By Jenna O’Connor   Robin Frohardt’s The Pigeoning proved to be an unexpectedly well-performed and thought-provoking piece of performance art. With highly skilled pupeteering and an intriguing concept, MCLA Presents! featured a dark and dream like approach to the traditional puppet show at the North Adams Puppet Lab. “[The main...

    “The Pigeoning” creatively illustrates social uncertainty

    By Jenna O’Connor   Robin Frohardt’s The Pigeoning proved to be an unexpectedly well-performed and thought-provoking piece of performance art. With highly skilled pupeteering and an intriguing concept, MCLA Presents! featured a dark and dream like approach to the traditional puppet show at the North Adams Puppet Lab. “[The main…

  • By Kaleigh Anderson   The MCLA Men’s Tennis team defeated Johnson State College 6-3 in NAC tennis action.  With the win, the Trailblazers earned their first NAC win of the season. Freshman Rob Wabshinak, junior Taylor Krowitz, and freshman Jeff Mason all earned a pair of points in the win. ...

    Tennis gains momentum as season rolls along

    By Kaleigh Anderson   The MCLA Men’s Tennis team defeated Johnson State College 6-3 in NAC tennis action.  With the win, the Trailblazers earned their first NAC win of the season. Freshman Rob Wabshinak, junior Taylor Krowitz, and freshman Jeff Mason all earned a pair of points in the win. …

  • By Jesse Collings   People who do not really watch or follow sports will sometimes find it hard to understand why those who do, choose to watch someone play a sport when they could easily just play it themselves. What those people don’t understand is that sports are something that...

    Sports helped a city heal

    By Jesse Collings   People who do not really watch or follow sports will sometimes find it hard to understand why those who do, choose to watch someone play a sport when they could easily just play it themselves. What those people don’t understand is that sports are something that…

  • By Jesse Collings   The MCLA golf team began it’s spring season with two tournaments over the last week. MCLA traveled to New York to compete in the Cobbleskill Invitational on Friday, and competed in the MASCAC Tournament over in Sutton, Mass. In the Cobbleskill tournament, MCLA as a team...

    Golf competes in spring tournaments

    By Jesse Collings   The MCLA golf team began it’s spring season with two tournaments over the last week. MCLA traveled to New York to compete in the Cobbleskill Invitational on Friday, and competed in the MASCAC Tournament over in Sutton, Mass. In the Cobbleskill tournament, MCLA as a team…

  • The Rugby club was in action for the first time this semester, taking on Framingham State on Sunday. The Trailblazers came away with a victory, as they defeated the visiting Rams, 37-30. MCLA was led by JJ Kolis and Dominick Cooper who each scored twice for the Trailblazers. Ben Alibozek,...

    Rugby opens up season with a win

    The Rugby club was in action for the first time this semester, taking on Framingham State on Sunday. The Trailblazers came away with a victory, as they defeated the visiting Rams, 37-30. MCLA was led by JJ Kolis and Dominick Cooper who each scored twice for the Trailblazers. Ben Alibozek,…

  • By Kelsey Marini   The baseball team had their first two home double-headers of the season this past Sunday and Monday. Unfortunately, The Trailblazers were not able to hold their own against Framingham State on Sunday April 13, losing both games. The men were able to split with Westfield State...

    Baseball snaps losing skid

    By Kelsey Marini   The baseball team had their first two home double-headers of the season this past Sunday and Monday. Unfortunately, The Trailblazers were not able to hold their own against Framingham State on Sunday April 13, losing both games. The men were able to split with Westfield State…

  • By James Hunter   Due to weather conditions, the Trailblazers were forced to play at their neighbor,  Williams College’s athletics complex, hosting Framingham State University this past weekend.  MCLA won the first game 5-2 before dropping the second game, 4-0 Rachel Quackenbush was on the mound for the Trailblazers Sunday,...

    Softball battles through weather

    By James Hunter   Due to weather conditions, the Trailblazers were forced to play at their neighbor,  Williams College’s athletics complex, hosting Framingham State University this past weekend.  MCLA won the first game 5-2 before dropping the second game, 4-0 Rachel Quackenbush was on the mound for the Trailblazers Sunday,…

  • By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney   Grunting, sweating athletes in the gym can sometimes make beginners uncomfortable and intimidated by not knowing what to do. But just because you don’t know how to work out, you don’t have to push idea aside on a rainy day to-do list. One way to get...

    Finding your niche

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney   Grunting, sweating athletes in the gym can sometimes make beginners uncomfortable and intimidated by not knowing what to do. But just because you don’t know how to work out, you don’t have to push idea aside on a rainy day to-do list. One way to get…

  • By Jess Gamari   The Northern Berkshire Community Coalition has created a kick-starter fund for a community wide lip dub music video project. Annie Rodgers, who works for Coalition, spoke to SGA on Monday night. Among other projects, the Coalition is devoted to working on neighborhood and community development. In...

    NBCC seeks funds for lip dub video

    By Jess Gamari   The Northern Berkshire Community Coalition has created a kick-starter fund for a community wide lip dub music video project. Annie Rodgers, who works for Coalition, spoke to SGA on Monday night. Among other projects, the Coalition is devoted to working on neighborhood and community development. In…

  • By Gabriel Kogel   22nd: For Earth Day, the Environuts will be tabling in the Amsler Campus Center starting at 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p. m. The group will be selling various types of greenhouse grown small plants for a dollar each, to raise awareness of green living and sustainability...

    Earth Week Calendar

    By Gabriel Kogel   22nd: For Earth Day, the Environuts will be tabling in the Amsler Campus Center starting at 2:00 p.m. until 7:00 p. m. The group will be selling various types of greenhouse grown small plants for a dollar each, to raise awareness of green living and sustainability…

  • The College has announced that MountainOne Financial has donated $25,000 to establish a scholarship aid fund at the College to assist promising students whose family’s financial resources have been negatively affected by the recent closure of North Adams Regional Hospital (NARH). “We are grateful to MountainOne for their generous donation...

    Scholarship established for students affected by NARH

    The College has announced that MountainOne Financial has donated $25,000 to establish a scholarship aid fund at the College to assist promising students whose family’s financial resources have been negatively affected by the recent closure of North Adams Regional Hospital (NARH). “We are grateful to MountainOne for their generous donation…

  • By Nick Arena   What would the anniversary of the Boston bombing be without a bomb hoax to get us all riled up? A Boston man has been arrested for allegedly telling police he was holding a backpack containing a rice cooker. Normally a rice cooker wouldn’t seem too threatening,...

    The deadly sin that is pride

    By Nick Arena   What would the anniversary of the Boston bombing be without a bomb hoax to get us all riled up? A Boston man has been arrested for allegedly telling police he was holding a backpack containing a rice cooker. Normally a rice cooker wouldn’t seem too threatening,…

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