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  • 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…

  • By Nicole L’Etoile EDM, or Electronic Dance Music, has become very popular in recent years. EDM festivals are hosted for people to become one with the music and experience it with others around them. Many believe that drugs need to be involved at an EDM festival for the audience to...

    EDM Gains Popularity on College Campuses

    By Nicole L’Etoile EDM, or Electronic Dance Music, has become very popular in recent years. EDM festivals are hosted for people to become one with the music and experience it with others around them. Many believe that drugs need to be involved at an EDM festival for the audience to…

  • By Isabel McKenzie The College’s smoking policy has been revised by implementing signs across campus since the beginning of the fall semester. As part of the updated policy, these signs designate smoking and non-smoking areas. Cigarette disposal canisters have also been provided. According to Human Resources director Mary Ellen Olenyk,...

    Smoking Policy Revised Based on Campus Opinion

    By Isabel McKenzie The College’s smoking policy has been revised by implementing signs across campus since the beginning of the fall semester. As part of the updated policy, these signs designate smoking and non-smoking areas. Cigarette disposal canisters have also been provided. According to Human Resources director Mary Ellen Olenyk,…

  • Along the walk, President Mary Grant heard a few local, young girls asking, “Are we near the college?” At that moment is when Grant realized what a small part of her mission would be in leading the establishment to a dignified level. She felt confused and baffled that children in...

    President Leaves Legacy of Vision

    Along the walk, President Mary Grant heard a few local, young girls asking, “Are we near the college?” At that moment is when Grant realized what a small part of her mission would be in leading the establishment to a dignified level. She felt confused and baffled that children in…

  • By Idalis Foster This past summer, the Information Technology department officially switched from the FirstClass email system to Microsoft Office 365. The transition was gradual, beginning on June 25th and involving several announcements and planning tips, culminating on July 26th with the official move to the new system. According to...

    The Transition to Office 365

    By Idalis Foster This past summer, the Information Technology department officially switched from the FirstClass email system to Microsoft Office 365. The transition was gradual, beginning on June 25th and involving several announcements and planning tips, culminating on July 26th with the official move to the new system. According to…

  • By: Nicholas Swanson After a long-term review process the college was re-approved for a 10-year accreditation through New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). “This was longer than a two-year process,” Cindy Brown, vice president of Academic Affairs said. “The self-study is the longest part and evolves every part...

    College Granted 10-year Accreditation from NEASC

    By: Nicholas Swanson After a long-term review process the college was re-approved for a 10-year accreditation through New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). “This was longer than a two-year process,” Cindy Brown, vice president of Academic Affairs said. “The self-study is the longest part and evolves every part…

  • By: Nicholas Swanson Within six months the college was awarded four grants from separate foundations, each is structured regarding an important cause to benefit students. The National Science Foundation (NSF) contributed two of the four grants that were given to the college. The first that passed is worth $639,826 to...

    Four Grants Received That Benefit Student Opportunity on Campus

    By: Nicholas Swanson Within six months the college was awarded four grants from separate foundations, each is structured regarding an important cause to benefit students. The National Science Foundation (NSF) contributed two of the four grants that were given to the college. The first that passed is worth $639,826 to…

  • By Nick Arena Yesterday, the New York Times posted an article about a statement made by President Obama regarding the United States’ action versus the latest and greatest terror threat, ISIS. The President said that the troops deployed in Iraq will not be drawn into ground combat with the terror...

    In My Humble Opinion: Our Failure to Slay the Hydra

    By Nick Arena Yesterday, the New York Times posted an article about a statement made by President Obama regarding the United States’ action versus the latest and greatest terror threat, ISIS. The President said that the troops deployed in Iraq will not be drawn into ground combat with the terror…

  • By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney Board of Trustees appoints Cindy Brown as interim president and declares search committee The Board of Trustees has appointed Cindy Brown, vice president of Academic Affairs. She will serve during the time between President Mary Grant’s departure at the end of the fall semester and until the arrival...

    Search & Brown

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney Board of Trustees appoints Cindy Brown as interim president and declares search committee The Board of Trustees has appointed Cindy Brown, vice president of Academic Affairs. She will serve during the time between President Mary Grant’s departure at the end of the fall semester and until the arrival…

  • By Jesse Collings With the NFL currently in a PR nightmare, many people have aired opinions about how the league should conduct itself in regards to domestic violence. Obviously, domestic abuse has no place anywhere in society, and the NFL’s original punishment of Ray Rice was a joke. But while...

    Fair Territory; With Ray Rice, NFL Is Not the Only One to Blame

    By Jesse Collings With the NFL currently in a PR nightmare, many people have aired opinions about how the league should conduct itself in regards to domestic violence. Obviously, domestic abuse has no place anywhere in society, and the NFL’s original punishment of Ray Rice was a joke. But while…

  • By Jesse Collings Elms College freshman Angelina Estrada scored in the second minute of the game, and MCLA was never able to recover, as Elms added two more goals in the first half on the way to a 5-0 victory Saturday. The win dropped MCLA to 0-4-1 on the season,...

    Women’s Soccer Off On Wrong Foot

    By Jesse Collings Elms College freshman Angelina Estrada scored in the second minute of the game, and MCLA was never able to recover, as Elms added two more goals in the first half on the way to a 5-0 victory Saturday. The win dropped MCLA to 0-4-1 on the season,…

  • By Jesse Collings The Women’s Volleyball team continued its successful start to the season, sweeping a doubleheader at home on Sunday. In the opening game, MCLA defeated visiting University of Maine-Fort Kent (UMFK), by the score of 3-1. MCLA then came out for the second game and beat Lyndon State...

    Women’s Volleyball Continues Successful Start

    By Jesse Collings The Women’s Volleyball team continued its successful start to the season, sweeping a doubleheader at home on Sunday. In the opening game, MCLA defeated visiting University of Maine-Fort Kent (UMFK), by the score of 3-1. MCLA then came out for the second game and beat Lyndon State…

  • By Tyler Bacon The Men’s Soccer team is off to a hot start in 2014, with a 3-2 record going into their first Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) game this Saturday against Worcester State. The team started its season with two wins at the Norwich Cadet Classic, against Green...

    Men’s Soccer Kicks Off Season With Wins

    By Tyler Bacon The Men’s Soccer team is off to a hot start in 2014, with a 3-2 record going into their first Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) game this Saturday against Worcester State. The team started its season with two wins at the Norwich Cadet Classic, against Green…

  • By Jesse Collings The MCLA Women’s Tennis team opened conference play on Saturday, falling in a close match to North Atlantic Conference opponent Castleton State, 5-4. MCLA dropped their second straight match, falling to 2-3 on the season and 0-1 in conference play. The hosting Spartans improved to 5-1 on...

    Strong Start for Women’s Tennis

    By Jesse Collings The MCLA Women’s Tennis team opened conference play on Saturday, falling in a close match to North Atlantic Conference opponent Castleton State, 5-4. MCLA dropped their second straight match, falling to 2-3 on the season and 0-1 in conference play. The hosting Spartans improved to 5-1 on…

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