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  • By Gabriel Kogel   The Feigenbaum Science Center received its long awaited wind turbine during spring break. The vertically rotating windmill was installed last Wednesday and Thursday. It stands 40 feet above the ground and, wind permitting, constantly generates 2.4 kilowatts of electricity, according to Director of Facilities Management, Charles...

    Center for Science is moving with the wind

    By Gabriel Kogel   The Feigenbaum Science Center received its long awaited wind turbine during spring break. The vertically rotating windmill was installed last Wednesday and Thursday. It stands 40 feet above the ground and, wind permitting, constantly generates 2.4 kilowatts of electricity, according to Director of Facilities Management, Charles…

  • By Jess Gamari   Two students in the performing arts management class approached the Student Government Association (SGA) on Monday night to request money for the Rock the Block 2.0 event which will take place later this spring. The class puts on a show at the end of each year...

    SGA discusses funding for Rock the Block 2.0

    By Jess Gamari   Two students in the performing arts management class approached the Student Government Association (SGA) on Monday night to request money for the Rock the Block 2.0 event which will take place later this spring. The class puts on a show at the end of each year…

  • By Gabriel Kogel   National Grid will remove four of the five utility poles that stand in front of the Feigenbaum Science Center and the president’s office on Blackinton Street. During the construction of the Feigenbaum Science Center, National Grid’s electrical power lines were rerouted to a newly installed pole...

    Dropping the power lines on Blackinton Street

    By Gabriel Kogel   National Grid will remove four of the five utility poles that stand in front of the Feigenbaum Science Center and the president’s office on Blackinton Street. During the construction of the Feigenbaum Science Center, National Grid’s electrical power lines were rerouted to a newly installed pole…

  • By Alexander Moore   It’s Black Friday, and Walmart is crowded with shoppers looking for savings. Outside the store, a group, the OUR Walmart Coalition (Organization United for Respect), is protesting in hopes of raising respect for Walmart workers. Among the protesters is a student named Brian Fitzpatrick. When police...

    Student fights for a more democratic campus

    By Alexander Moore   It’s Black Friday, and Walmart is crowded with shoppers looking for savings. Outside the store, a group, the OUR Walmart Coalition (Organization United for Respect), is protesting in hopes of raising respect for Walmart workers. Among the protesters is a student named Brian Fitzpatrick. When police…

  • By Chunyu “Judy” Leng   Upon entering the office of Professor Christopher Himes, a big picture of a pika hangs on the wall. The small mammal in the photo has short limbs, rounded ears, and no tail. Two framed certificates hang on the wall as well. One of them is...

    STEM manager given education chair award

    By Chunyu “Judy” Leng   Upon entering the office of Professor Christopher Himes, a big picture of a pika hangs on the wall. The small mammal in the photo has short limbs, rounded ears, and no tail. Two framed certificates hang on the wall as well. One of them is…

  • By Nick Swanson   Thomas Bernard, the new director of business affairs in Administration and Finance, is settling into his position with support from his team. Drawing on his past experience at the College, he has held the position since January. “A big piece of what I’m doing while working...

    Administration and Finance office has new director

    By Nick Swanson   Thomas Bernard, the new director of business affairs in Administration and Finance, is settling into his position with support from his team. Drawing on his past experience at the College, he has held the position since January. “A big piece of what I’m doing while working…

  • By Idalis Foster   With the shift of audiences to digital news, the future of print journalism is rumored to be in jeopardy. However, in his lecture on Wednesday, Kevin Moran, vice president of New England Newspapers Inc. and Adams native, had an optimistic view of the outlook for print...

    Journalist Kevin Moran talks the future of journalism in Q&A session at the college

    By Idalis Foster   With the shift of audiences to digital news, the future of print journalism is rumored to be in jeopardy. However, in his lecture on Wednesday, Kevin Moran, vice president of New England Newspapers Inc. and Adams native, had an optimistic view of the outlook for print…

  • By Jenna O’Connor   The final installment of the Tricks of the Trade seminars focused on the creative economy. “Tricks of the Trade provides arts management students with a glimpse of their future career paths, which is very exciting,” sophomore Kathleen Sansone said. As a part of the Berkshire Cultural...

    Tricks of the Trade series concludes

    By Jenna O’Connor   The final installment of the Tricks of the Trade seminars focused on the creative economy. “Tricks of the Trade provides arts management students with a glimpse of their future career paths, which is very exciting,” sophomore Kathleen Sansone said. As a part of the Berkshire Cultural…

  • FreshGrass, MASS MoCA’s annual festival of bluegrass and roots music, features a host of well-known, much-loved artists, along with FreshGrass discoveries, in its return to the museum campus in North Adams, Massachusetts, on September 19-21, 2014. This year’s lineup is the deepest yet, including The Carolina Chocolate Drops, Railroad Earth,...

    Mass MoCA announces FreshGrass 2014 lineup

    FreshGrass, MASS MoCA’s annual festival of bluegrass and roots music, features a host of well-known, much-loved artists, along with FreshGrass discoveries, in its return to the museum campus in North Adams, Massachusetts, on September 19-21, 2014. This year’s lineup is the deepest yet, including The Carolina Chocolate Drops, Railroad Earth,…

  • By Nick Arena   Circus Amok’s Jennifer Miller will bring her gender stereotype challenging performance art back to MCLA. Miller will perform at 7 p.m. in Sullivan Lounge on Monday. According to Anthroplogy Professor Sumi Colligan, Miller will perform a number of circus acts – possibly including a fire-eating act...

    Circus Amok’s Jennifer Miller to perform

    By Nick Arena   Circus Amok’s Jennifer Miller will bring her gender stereotype challenging performance art back to MCLA. Miller will perform at 7 p.m. in Sullivan Lounge on Monday. According to Anthroplogy Professor Sumi Colligan, Miller will perform a number of circus acts – possibly including a fire-eating act…

  • By Raanan Sarid-Segal   2013 was an incredible year in film. A number of truly great movies were released, some of which were nominated for the Oscars this year. While there were some snubs, including “Inside Llewyn Davis,” “Stories We Tell,” “Leviathan,” “Stoker,” and “The Wolf of Wall Street,” it...

    ‘12 Years a Slave’ truly earns its Oscar

    By Raanan Sarid-Segal   2013 was an incredible year in film. A number of truly great movies were released, some of which were nominated for the Oscars this year. While there were some snubs, including “Inside Llewyn Davis,” “Stories We Tell,” “Leviathan,” “Stoker,” and “The Wolf of Wall Street,” it…

  • By Rachel Fitterman   The Allegrettos, the College’s a capella singing group, recently competed at the quarterfinals of the International Championship of Collegiate A Capella (ICCA) in Hartford, Conn. Although the group did not move on to semifinals, director Brittney Gerber was not disappointed with the Grettos’ performance. “This year,...

    Allegrettos participate in international competition

    By Rachel Fitterman   The Allegrettos, the College’s a capella singing group, recently competed at the quarterfinals of the International Championship of Collegiate A Capella (ICCA) in Hartford, Conn. Although the group did not move on to semifinals, director Brittney Gerber was not disappointed with the Grettos’ performance. “This year,…

  • By Kelsey Marini   The Trailblazers have returned from their spring training with a record of 2-6 to start off their season. MCLA traveled to Florida during spring break to play against five teams. The men battled through many close games, going into extra innings twice. Right away, the men...

    Baseball starts season in Florida

    By Kelsey Marini   The Trailblazers have returned from their spring training with a record of 2-6 to start off their season. MCLA traveled to Florida during spring break to play against five teams. The men battled through many close games, going into extra innings twice. Right away, the men…

  • By Jesse Collings   Every single season during the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Tournament, upsets have lower-seeded teams from tiny conferences besting traditional powerhouses from the largest conferences in the nation. The upsets appear solely random, as it is hard to predict which tiny private school will defeat some...

    Let the madness begin

    By Jesse Collings   Every single season during the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Tournament, upsets have lower-seeded teams from tiny conferences besting traditional powerhouses from the largest conferences in the nation. The upsets appear solely random, as it is hard to predict which tiny private school will defeat some…

  • By James Hunter   After a week-long trip to Florida, MCLA went 3-7 to finish a 10-game schedule in the Sunshine State. “Since we are only playing 10 games down instead of 12 from last year, our goal is to go 7-3 and just win games and play as a...

    Softball competes in Florida Tournament

    By James Hunter   After a week-long trip to Florida, MCLA went 3-7 to finish a 10-game schedule in the Sunshine State. “Since we are only playing 10 games down instead of 12 from last year, our goal is to go 7-3 and just win games and play as a…

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