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  • Photo by Osakpolo Igiede Freshman Lauren Galloway converses with Constitutional Day speaker Martha Davis after “Brown at 60: The Promise, and Limits, of Law,” Wednesday, Sept. 17.

    Constitution Day

    Photo by Osakpolo Igiede Freshman Lauren Galloway converses with Constitutional Day speaker Martha Davis after “Brown at 60: The Promise, and Limits, of Law,” Wednesday, Sept. 17.

  • By Nick Arena Emma Watson, the newly appoint United Nations Women goodwill ambassador, gave a speech on Saturday for the up and coming He for She movement, and the mysoginists aren’t taking it lightly. Members of the website 4chan have vowed to release nude photographs of the actress and ambassador ...

    Don’t Back Down, Emma

    By Nick Arena Emma Watson, the newly appoint United Nations Women goodwill ambassador, gave a speech on Saturday for the up and coming He for She movement, and the mysoginists aren’t taking it lightly. Members of the website 4chan have vowed to release nude photographs of the actress and ambassador …

  • By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney It’s that time of the year again when fall traditions take over social media: pumpkin spice lattés from Starbucks, selfies with pumpkins, apple picking, and football. All of these are usually enjoyable and good for your health…except the lattés. Lately, I’ve been following a Facebook page called...

    Hot Cup of Sugar

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney It’s that time of the year again when fall traditions take over social media: pumpkin spice lattés from Starbucks, selfies with pumpkins, apple picking, and football. All of these are usually enjoyable and good for your health…except the lattés. Lately, I’ve been following a Facebook page called…

  • By Isabel McKenzie The process clubs use to hire students has changed to align with the new employment policy for all student workers at MCLA. Mary Ellen Olenyk, director of Human Resources, held a meeting to review the new employment policy for clubs on Friday. Olenyk stressed that if clubs...

    Consistency Behind New Hiring Process

    By Isabel McKenzie The process clubs use to hire students has changed to align with the new employment policy for all student workers at MCLA. Mary Ellen Olenyk, director of Human Resources, held a meeting to review the new employment policy for clubs on Friday. Olenyk stressed that if clubs…

  • By Juanita Doss The mountains, the fresh air, the small class rooms, and the beauty of art brought Diane Scott, professor in the Fine and Performing Arts Department (FPAD), another step closer to accomplishing her longtime goal of making MCLA her new home. Every ten years, Scott makes a strategic...

    Diane Scott, New FPA Prof., Prefers the Scenery and Small School Size

    By Juanita Doss The mountains, the fresh air, the small class rooms, and the beauty of art brought Diane Scott, professor in the Fine and Performing Arts Department (FPAD), another step closer to accomplishing her longtime goal of making MCLA her new home. Every ten years, Scott makes a strategic…

  • By Idalis Foster This past year, the Violence Against Women Act was expanded to include the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act. The SaVE Act expanded on which incidents of sexual violence must be reported in colleges’ annual security reports to include domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. These...

    Violence Against Women Act Expands to Colleges

    By Idalis Foster This past year, the Violence Against Women Act was expanded to include the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act. The SaVE Act expanded on which incidents of sexual violence must be reported in colleges’ annual security reports to include domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. These…

  • By Nick Swanson The Student Government Association (SGA) hopes to increase future alumni relations by collaborating with the Alumni Association in the Office of Institutional Advancement. “SGA will work with the Alumni Association and help in any way that we can,” SGA president Brendan Peltier said. Alumni Relations Coordinator Jamal...

    SGA Strengthens Alumni Pride

    By Nick Swanson The Student Government Association (SGA) hopes to increase future alumni relations by collaborating with the Alumni Association in the Office of Institutional Advancement. “SGA will work with the Alumni Association and help in any way that we can,” SGA president Brendan Peltier said. Alumni Relations Coordinator Jamal…

  • By Nick Swanson Over 500 new students have enrolled at MCLA this semester, which is a 25 percent increase compared to the enrollment from last year. Records show there are currently 350 freshmen and 165 transfer students new to the MCLA campus. After a long-term review process, the college was...

    Enrollment Goal Achieved

    By Nick Swanson Over 500 new students have enrolled at MCLA this semester, which is a 25 percent increase compared to the enrollment from last year. Records show there are currently 350 freshmen and 165 transfer students new to the MCLA campus. After a long-term review process, the college was…

  • By Nick Swanson The MCLA website now has a new look, the end result of a year’s work by Computer Services. Some web pages and links were unavailable last week, while MCLA staff worked to repost content, according to Chief Information Officer Curt King. According to King, about 50 people...

    Web site Launch and Wi-Fi Changes

    By Nick Swanson The MCLA website now has a new look, the end result of a year’s work by Computer Services. Some web pages and links were unavailable last week, while MCLA staff worked to repost content, according to Chief Information Officer Curt King. According to King, about 50 people…

  • By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney Every Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., the MountainOne Wellness Center will host Tapestry Health, a confidential reproductive health care and family planning program for students and the community. It will provide these services to women, men, and adolescents at low costs. “The demand was imperative...

    New Addition to Wellness Center

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney Every Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., the MountainOne Wellness Center will host Tapestry Health, a confidential reproductive health care and family planning program for students and the community. It will provide these services to women, men, and adolescents at low costs. “The demand was imperative…

  • By Jesse Collings The media today loves to talk about the moral shortcomings of not just athletes, but all famous individuals. We rarely see media coverage of athletes doing great things, and why would we? As humans, we crave to hear about the failure of others, particularly those who have...

    Where Have All The Heroes Gone?

    By Jesse Collings The media today loves to talk about the moral shortcomings of not just athletes, but all famous individuals. We rarely see media coverage of athletes doing great things, and why would we? As humans, we crave to hear about the failure of others, particularly those who have…

  • By Jesse Collings On Saturday, the Volleyball team picked up its fifth straight victory, rallying back from two sets down to defeat Curry College on the road 3-2. This was the second game in a row in which the Trailblazers rallied from two sets down to end up taking the...

    Volleyball Spikes Competition

    By Jesse Collings On Saturday, the Volleyball team picked up its fifth straight victory, rallying back from two sets down to defeat Curry College on the road 3-2. This was the second game in a row in which the Trailblazers rallied from two sets down to end up taking the…

  • By Tyler Bacon The Men’s Soccer team opened conference play on Saturday, coming out on top of Worcester State by a score of 3-1. The Trailblazers received goals by three different players as they improved their record to 4-2 on the year and 1-0 in the conference. Worcester State falls...

    Finding the Open Net

    By Tyler Bacon The Men’s Soccer team opened conference play on Saturday, coming out on top of Worcester State by a score of 3-1. The Trailblazers received goals by three different players as they improved their record to 4-2 on the year and 1-0 in the conference. Worcester State falls…

  • By Jesse Collings The Women’s soccer team started conference play on a sour note, falling on the road to Worcester State on Saturday, 4-0. It dropped MCLA to 1-5-1 overall and 0-1 in conference play. Worcester State improved to 5-1 on the season, and 1-0 in MASCAC play. The game...

    Women’s Soccer Begins MASCAC Play

    By Jesse Collings The Women’s soccer team started conference play on a sour note, falling on the road to Worcester State on Saturday, 4-0. It dropped MCLA to 1-5-1 overall and 0-1 in conference play. Worcester State improved to 5-1 on the season, and 1-0 in MASCAC play. The game…

  • By Christopher Johnson North Adams, Mass.—While the popular image of the college food situation involves students shriveling away in their dorm rooms eyeing empty wrappers, healthy food alternatives abound in this small college town. Brewhaha and The Parlor Café serve a variety of “home-cooked” meals for the exhausted student, and...

    Healthy Alternatives Abound in North Adams

    By Christopher Johnson North Adams, Mass.—While the popular image of the college food situation involves students shriveling away in their dorm rooms eyeing empty wrappers, healthy food alternatives abound in this small college town. Brewhaha and The Parlor Café serve a variety of “home-cooked” meals for the exhausted student, and…

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