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  • By Jesse Collings   The New York Yankees, for whatever reason, have always managed to harvest baseball’s most likeable stars. From Ruth to Gehrig to DiMaggio to Mantle, the Yankees have employed a series of stars who were as affable off the field as they were talented on it. For...

    Yankee Captain heads for home

    By Jesse Collings   The New York Yankees, for whatever reason, have always managed to harvest baseball’s most likeable stars. From Ruth to Gehrig to DiMaggio to Mantle, the Yankees have employed a series of stars who were as affable off the field as they were talented on it. For…

  • By Kaleigh Anderson   Westfield State came in on the attack to defeat MCLA 80-63 and by doing so notched another key MASCAC win onto their belts.  The Owls outscored MCLA 53-34 in the second half to secure their victory. The Owls move to 14-10 and sit at 7-4 in...

    Men get stopped by rival Westfield

    By Kaleigh Anderson   Westfield State came in on the attack to defeat MCLA 80-63 and by doing so notched another key MASCAC win onto their belts.  The Owls outscored MCLA 53-34 in the second half to secure their victory. The Owls move to 14-10 and sit at 7-4 in…

  • By James Hunter   The Trailblazers lose another one at home to Westfield State University, 67-56.  MCLA has two games left on the season , a non-conference game against Suffolk University today and this Saturday is the final home game for the seniors of against Salem State University. “We just...

    Women falter again at home against Westfield

    By James Hunter   The Trailblazers lose another one at home to Westfield State University, 67-56.  MCLA has two games left on the season , a non-conference game against Suffolk University today and this Saturday is the final home game for the seniors of against Salem State University. “We just…

  • By Nick Arena   Yesterday, a Philadelphia couple was sentenced to three and a half to seven years in prison for neglecting to take their sick child to a hospital, and subsequently letting the child die. The couple, Herbert and Catherine Schaible, believe in faith healing, so their solution to...

    God always knows best?

    By Nick Arena   Yesterday, a Philadelphia couple was sentenced to three and a half to seven years in prison for neglecting to take their sick child to a hospital, and subsequently letting the child die. The couple, Herbert and Catherine Schaible, believe in faith healing, so their solution to…

  • By Jess Gamari   Over the course of your internet journey, it’s likely you’ve come across a quiz which determines if you are more left or right brain oriented. Those of us who are “right brained” are typically creative, artistic, and open-minded, thinking in terms of visual and colors. In...

    Lies in mind

    By Jess Gamari   Over the course of your internet journey, it’s likely you’ve come across a quiz which determines if you are more left or right brain oriented. Those of us who are “right brained” are typically creative, artistic, and open-minded, thinking in terms of visual and colors. In…

  • By Makayla-Courtney McGeeny   The cold winter season brings on various challenges, not only with snow and ice, but with fighting boredom with food. One of the hardest things for anyone in the winter is staying active to avoid the winter worries. Whether it’s just winter or the freshman 15,...

    Bigger than biceps: Winter worries

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeny   The cold winter season brings on various challenges, not only with snow and ice, but with fighting boredom with food. One of the hardest things for anyone in the winter is staying active to avoid the winter worries. Whether it’s just winter or the freshman 15,…

  • By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney   An Internship Incentive Program is available to students through the Center for Student Success and Engagement (CSSE). The program offers sponsored internships through the Massachusetts State Univerisyt Internship Incentive Program and the MCLA Foundation. According to the College’s academic page, funding for internships include tuition, fees...

    Foundation offers incentive to interns

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney   An Internship Incentive Program is available to students through the Center for Student Success and Engagement (CSSE). The program offers sponsored internships through the Massachusetts State Univerisyt Internship Incentive Program and the MCLA Foundation. According to the College’s academic page, funding for internships include tuition, fees…

  • By Alexander Moore   Senator Elizabeth Warren hopes to introduce a bill which will allow students borrowing federally subsidized Stafford loans the chance to refinance them at a lower rate. The Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group (MASSPIRG) is encouraging Student Government Association (SGA) members as well as members of the...

    Warren’s proposal to refinance loans

    By Alexander Moore   Senator Elizabeth Warren hopes to introduce a bill which will allow students borrowing federally subsidized Stafford loans the chance to refinance them at a lower rate. The Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group (MASSPIRG) is encouraging Student Government Association (SGA) members as well as members of the…

  • North Adams’ annual WinterFest celebration will be held Saturday in downtown North Adams, beginning at 10 a.m. “The main purpose of WinterFest is to give the community a fun-filled day to go outdoors in the winter and enjoy some free food and multiple activities,” Veronica Bosley, director of tourism &...

    WinterFest is coming to town

    North Adams’ annual WinterFest celebration will be held Saturday in downtown North Adams, beginning at 10 a.m. “The main purpose of WinterFest is to give the community a fun-filled day to go outdoors in the winter and enjoy some free food and multiple activities,” Veronica Bosley, director of tourism &…

  • By Gabriel Kogel   Red curtains decorated the keynote podium along with the playbill inspired guidebook. After passing the ticket booth at the entrance, attendees saw posters for ‘Les Miserables’ and ‘Phantom of the Opera’ strung with lights in the Amsler hallway. Saturday’s nineteenth annual Leadership Conference was named ‘Leadership:...

    ‘Leadership: Your role of a lifetime‘

    By Gabriel Kogel   Red curtains decorated the keynote podium along with the playbill inspired guidebook. After passing the ticket booth at the entrance, attendees saw posters for ‘Les Miserables’ and ‘Phantom of the Opera’ strung with lights in the Amsler hallway. Saturday’s nineteenth annual Leadership Conference was named ‘Leadership:…

  • By Jess Gamari   The Student Athletics Activity Council asked SGA for $50 to purchase small white towels for fans to wave at the White Out event on Feb. 22. These towels would feature the mountain lion mascot in the corner of the towel and cost 70 cents each. During...

    Towels cover up conversation at SGA

    By Jess Gamari   The Student Athletics Activity Council asked SGA for $50 to purchase small white towels for fans to wave at the White Out event on Feb. 22. These towels would feature the mountain lion mascot in the corner of the towel and cost 70 cents each. During…

  • By Shannen Adamites and Raanan Sarid-Segal Click here for more photos of this event! Friday Night   At precisely 7:30 p.m., the College’s Jazz Band started playing  at the ninth annual Blues and Funk Festival in the sparingly lit Venable Gym. Colored lights placed to illuminate the tables put off to...

    Rising star and living legend headline annual festival

    By Shannen Adamites and Raanan Sarid-Segal Click here for more photos of this event! Friday Night   At precisely 7:30 p.m., the College’s Jazz Band started playing  at the ninth annual Blues and Funk Festival in the sparingly lit Venable Gym. Colored lights placed to illuminate the tables put off to…

  • By Jenna O’Connor   Seamlessly portraying the mysteries of the aquatic experience, senior art major Georgia Costigan has spent the last four years growing and evolving with her colorful and vivacious artwork. “For right now, what inspires me the most is ocean life, and all of the different kinds of...

    Art major dives into the world of illustration

    By Jenna O’Connor   Seamlessly portraying the mysteries of the aquatic experience, senior art major Georgia Costigan has spent the last four years growing and evolving with her colorful and vivacious artwork. “For right now, what inspires me the most is ocean life, and all of the different kinds of…

  • By Rachel Fitterman   Fine and Performing Arts professor Lisa Donovan has a clear passion: working to integrate the arts into education, and engaging students and the community in “the creative process.” This semester, Donovan is teaching Introduction to Arts Management, Grants & Fundraising, and a newer class titled Developing...

    Professor engages community through art

    By Rachel Fitterman   Fine and Performing Arts professor Lisa Donovan has a clear passion: working to integrate the arts into education, and engaging students and the community in “the creative process.” This semester, Donovan is teaching Introduction to Arts Management, Grants & Fundraising, and a newer class titled Developing…

  • By Kelsey Marini   For those who have watched the Harry Potter movie series or read the books, Quidditch is familiar as the sport featuring flying broomsticks, head-bashing bludgers, and the mysterious golden snitch. But the game isn’t confined to movies and books anymore. Students are trying to form their...

    Quidditch anyone?

    By Kelsey Marini   For those who have watched the Harry Potter movie series or read the books, Quidditch is familiar as the sport featuring flying broomsticks, head-bashing bludgers, and the mysterious golden snitch. But the game isn’t confined to movies and books anymore. Students are trying to form their…

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