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  • 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,…

  • By Gabriel Kogel   Last week I promised to go into greater detail about the eightfold path of Buddhism. But, I’ve decided this aspect of the Buddha’s teaching is unnecessarily complex, at least for me, and at least for now. What holds interest for me isn’t striving to lead the...

    Untying knots that bind us

    By Gabriel Kogel   Last week I promised to go into greater detail about the eightfold path of Buddhism. But, I’ve decided this aspect of the Buddha’s teaching is unnecessarily complex, at least for me, and at least for now. What holds interest for me isn’t striving to lead the…

  • By Raanan Sarid-Segal   “Angels in America” is, without a doubt, my favorite stage drama of all time. It beats out Shakespeare, Pushkin, Chekov and any number of other straight dramatic plays. Its depth and complexity, its willingness to be brazenly avant-garde, its peculiarly Brechtian approach to drama captured my...

    Review: Angels in America

    By Raanan Sarid-Segal   “Angels in America” is, without a doubt, my favorite stage drama of all time. It beats out Shakespeare, Pushkin, Chekov and any number of other straight dramatic plays. Its depth and complexity, its willingness to be brazenly avant-garde, its peculiarly Brechtian approach to drama captured my…

  • Meet the candidates! Spring Elections will be held April 16 and 17 in the Campus Center Marketplace from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Voters may cast their vote for either party running. Read more about this group, as well as their opponents Brendan Peltier, Alexandra Kadel, and Ama Adwetewa-Badu. Taylor...

    Meet the Candidates: Taylor, Lucas and Jacob

    Meet the candidates! Spring Elections will be held April 16 and 17 in the Campus Center Marketplace from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Voters may cast their vote for either party running. Read more about this group, as well as their opponents Brendan Peltier, Alexandra Kadel, and Ama Adwetewa-Badu. Taylor…

  •   Meet the candidates! Spring Elections will be held April 16 and 17 in the Campus Center Marketplace from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Voters may cast their vote for either party running. Read more about this group, as well as their opponents Taylor Krowitz, Lucas McDiarmid, and Jacob Fennell....

    Meet the Candidates: Brendan, Alexandra and Ama

      Meet the candidates! Spring Elections will be held April 16 and 17 in the Campus Center Marketplace from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Voters may cast their vote for either party running. Read more about this group, as well as their opponents Taylor Krowitz, Lucas McDiarmid, and Jacob Fennell….

  • By Jess Gamari   In the fall of 2012, the number of full time undergraduate students enrolled in colleges and universities across the nation fell by nearly half a million after 20 years of substantial growth, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. This number has been on decline ever since....

    Enrollment is on the decline

    By Jess Gamari   In the fall of 2012, the number of full time undergraduate students enrolled in colleges and universities across the nation fell by nearly half a million after 20 years of substantial growth, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. This number has been on decline ever since….

  • By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney   A group of faculty, staff and students both non-smokers and smokers, have formed a task force to discuss the opportunity for better wellness on campus, with a smoking policy on its agenda. The Smoking Policy Task Force, generated by Charlotte Degen, vice president of Student Affairs...

    MCLA begins reevaluating its current smoking policies

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney   A group of faculty, staff and students both non-smokers and smokers, have formed a task force to discuss the opportunity for better wellness on campus, with a smoking policy on its agenda. The Smoking Policy Task Force, generated by Charlotte Degen, vice president of Student Affairs…

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