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  • By Emily Jeffers   Massachusetts Public Research Interest Group (MASSPIRG) will hold an event to gain publicity for their Bottle Bill campaign on Monday, February 24 in the Campus Center, at a time to be announced. MASSPIRG is a consumer group founded in 1972 that seeks change regarding issues of...

    MASSPIRG to hold bottle bill publicity event

    By Emily Jeffers   Massachusetts Public Research Interest Group (MASSPIRG) will hold an event to gain publicity for their Bottle Bill campaign on Monday, February 24 in the Campus Center, at a time to be announced. MASSPIRG is a consumer group founded in 1972 that seeks change regarding issues of…

  • By Gabriel Kogel   With Valentine’s Day tomorrow, as a clerk at a pharmacy, I’m living through a swirl of boxed chocolate hearts and rose-colored cards. Despite a definite flowery nausea that settles on me by the end of it, I think it’s important to celebrate love. Romantic love lifts...

    Finding true love this Valentine’s Day

    By Gabriel Kogel   With Valentine’s Day tomorrow, as a clerk at a pharmacy, I’m living through a swirl of boxed chocolate hearts and rose-colored cards. Despite a definite flowery nausea that settles on me by the end of it, I think it’s important to celebrate love. Romantic love lifts…

  • By Jesse Collings   The Winter Olympics are more of a news story and less of a sporting event. The biggest stories of the Winter Olympics will hardly be about men like Ole Einar Bjørndalen, the most decorated Winter Olympian in history making another run at the gold. No, the...

    The Winter Olympics are decadent and depraved

    By Jesse Collings   The Winter Olympics are more of a news story and less of a sporting event. The biggest stories of the Winter Olympics will hardly be about men like Ole Einar Bjørndalen, the most decorated Winter Olympian in history making another run at the gold. No, the…

  • By Kaleigh Anderson   MCLA picked up a key conference victory on Tuesday, traveling to Framingham State and upending the Rams, 85-75. The win brought the Trailblazer’s conference record to 5-5 and moved them within a game of Salem State for second place in the conference. John Jones continued his...

    Men’s Basketball gains steam

    By Kaleigh Anderson   MCLA picked up a key conference victory on Tuesday, traveling to Framingham State and upending the Rams, 85-75. The win brought the Trailblazer’s conference record to 5-5 and moved them within a game of Salem State for second place in the conference. John Jones continued his…

  • Photos by Shannen Adamites  

    Photos: Blues and Funk Festival

    Photos by Shannen Adamites  

  • Photos by Richard LaRocque

    Photos: Snow blankets the College

    Photos by Richard LaRocque

  • Philip Ackerman-Leist held a lecture on this semester’s theme, ‘Cultivating a Sustainable Food System,’ over video platform at the last Green Living Seminar. Ackerman-Leist is a professor of Environmental Studies at Green Mountain College and author of the book ‘Rebuilding the Foodshed.’ The topic of his lecture was ‘Creating Sustainable...

    Creating a better food infrastructure

    Philip Ackerman-Leist held a lecture on this semester’s theme, ‘Cultivating a Sustainable Food System,’ over video platform at the last Green Living Seminar. Ackerman-Leist is a professor of Environmental Studies at Green Mountain College and author of the book ‘Rebuilding the Foodshed.’ The topic of his lecture was ‘Creating Sustainable…

  • By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney Relationship questions, genital-shaped lollipops, and free condoms served as party favors from Sextival, hosted on Saturday by Students Taking Action for Gender Equality (STAGE). In order to bring useful information to students, tables supplied brochures, pamphlets, graphs, and demonstrations dealing with topics ranging from gender differences, to an...

    Clubs talk sex, gender and love

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney Relationship questions, genital-shaped lollipops, and free condoms served as party favors from Sextival, hosted on Saturday by Students Taking Action for Gender Equality (STAGE). In order to bring useful information to students, tables supplied brochures, pamphlets, graphs, and demonstrations dealing with topics ranging from gender differences, to an…

  • MCLA Presents! and the performing arts management class showcase a weekend of soulful jams in their ninth annual Blues and Funk Festival this Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in Venable Gym. “We were looking for something old and something new,” Berkshire Cultural Resource Center (BCRC) director, Jonathan Secor, said....

    Something old, something new: Blues and Funk Festival returns

    MCLA Presents! and the performing arts management class showcase a weekend of soulful jams in their ninth annual Blues and Funk Festival this Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. in Venable Gym. “We were looking for something old and something new,” Berkshire Cultural Resource Center (BCRC) director, Jonathan Secor, said….

  • Review by Raanan Sarid-Segal   “Persistence of Spirit” snuck up on me.  The vibrancy and energy on display in this exhibit immediately drew me in, though I knew next to nothing about it. One could argue that this show is specifically attuned to the interests of the artistically-minded college student....

    “Spirit” transports viewers to culturally-rich Haiti

    Review by Raanan Sarid-Segal   “Persistence of Spirit” snuck up on me.  The vibrancy and energy on display in this exhibit immediately drew me in, though I knew next to nothing about it. One could argue that this show is specifically attuned to the interests of the artistically-minded college student….

  • By Jenna O’Connor   Students attended the annual Association of Performing Arts Presenters Conference (APAP), in New York City the week before heading back to start the spring semester. These students had the chance to be completely submersed in the arts management field on a professional level. In five jam-packed...

    Students venture to NYC for professional development

    By Jenna O’Connor   Students attended the annual Association of Performing Arts Presenters Conference (APAP), in New York City the week before heading back to start the spring semester. These students had the chance to be completely submersed in the arts management field on a professional level. In five jam-packed…

  • By Kaleigh Anderson   MCLA stumbled at home against Worcester State Tuesday, but still built momentum over the week with recent victories over Bridgewater State and Salem State. The Trailblazers fell behind early to the visiting Lancers, as Worcester opened the game on a 17-5 run. MCLA would cut the...

    Men go 1-1 on homestand

    By Kaleigh Anderson   MCLA stumbled at home against Worcester State Tuesday, but still built momentum over the week with recent victories over Bridgewater State and Salem State. The Trailblazers fell behind early to the visiting Lancers, as Worcester opened the game on a 17-5 run. MCLA would cut the…

  • By Jess Gamari   “It’s a good idea to pad your resume while building experience,” Manat Wooten of CSSE and Career services said when speaking to the cabinet about the internship incentive program which career services now has in place. The program is sponsored by the department of higher education...

    College offers incentive program for internships

    By Jess Gamari   “It’s a good idea to pad your resume while building experience,” Manat Wooten of CSSE and Career services said when speaking to the cabinet about the internship incentive program which career services now has in place. The program is sponsored by the department of higher education…

  •   Photos by Richard LaRocque

    Photos: MLK Day of Service

      Photos by Richard LaRocque

  • By Rachel Fitterman   Gallery 51 opens its newest exhibition “Persistence of Spirit” tonight at 5 p.m., featuring the work of three prominent Haitian artists. The show stems from a longer interest of the College in connecting with the Haitian community, according to Jonathan Secor, director of Special Programs at...

    Gallery 51 exhibit brings Haitian art to the Berkshires

    By Rachel Fitterman   Gallery 51 opens its newest exhibition “Persistence of Spirit” tonight at 5 p.m., featuring the work of three prominent Haitian artists. The show stems from a longer interest of the College in connecting with the Haitian community, according to Jonathan Secor, director of Special Programs at…

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