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  • Capstone courses may become more relevant to majors   The Curriculum Committee looks to make capstone courses more efficient. According to Coordinating Vice President Hannah Sterrs, the committee is discussing the efficiency and possible modification of Tier III Capstone classes. Sterrs says English professor David Langston suggested capstone classes should...

    SGA looks into early registration conflict

    Capstone courses may become more relevant to majors   The Curriculum Committee looks to make capstone courses more efficient. According to Coordinating Vice President Hannah Sterrs, the committee is discussing the efficiency and possible modification of Tier III Capstone classes. Sterrs says English professor David Langston suggested capstone classes should…

  • The Northern Berkshire Community Coalition awarded individuals for positive acts towards the community at its Fall Neighborlies Community Recognition Award Ceremony on Wednesday, Oct 3. Spencer Moser, coordinator of the Center for Service, and Diane Collins, coordinator of Student Government Association, were recognized at the ceremony. With them, five students,...

    Individuals recognized for contributions

    The Northern Berkshire Community Coalition awarded individuals for positive acts towards the community at its Fall Neighborlies Community Recognition Award Ceremony on Wednesday, Oct 3. Spencer Moser, coordinator of the Center for Service, and Diane Collins, coordinator of Student Government Association, were recognized at the ceremony. With them, five students,…

  • By Jess Gamari   About 3,627 voters made it to the polls for the mayoral elections of North Adams on Nov. 5, according to the North Adams Transcript. Mayor Alcombright was re-elected for his third two-year term, sweeping all five city wards and earning 2,149 votes. His opponent, Robert Moulton...

    Alcombright re-elected as Mayor for third term

    By Jess Gamari   About 3,627 voters made it to the polls for the mayoral elections of North Adams on Nov. 5, according to the North Adams Transcript. Mayor Alcombright was re-elected for his third two-year term, sweeping all five city wards and earning 2,149 votes. His opponent, Robert Moulton…

  • Harlequin is back with their annual fall revue, a broadway bonanza featuring carefully selected songs by each of their student directors. The revue is set to take place Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 8 p.m. at the Church Street Center auditorium. “Everyone is really excited,” Lizz Staal, the...

    Harlequin presents musical variety in annual revue

    Harlequin is back with their annual fall revue, a broadway bonanza featuring carefully selected songs by each of their student directors. The revue is set to take place Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 8 p.m. at the Church Street Center auditorium. “Everyone is really excited,” Lizz Staal, the…

  • With the semester winding down, as are SAC’s events for 2013, but the spring semester is just around the corner. Seniors Allison Conlon and Tess Favini, president and vice-president of the Student Activities Council, ( SAC) respectively, said that it has been a good semester for events and turnout. “I...

    SAC starts planning Spring 2014

    With the semester winding down, as are SAC’s events for 2013, but the spring semester is just around the corner. Seniors Allison Conlon and Tess Favini, president and vice-president of the Student Activities Council, ( SAC) respectively, said that it has been a good semester for events and turnout. “I…

  • If you are planning on heading downtown tonight, be prepared for a plethora of spooktacular activites, performances, and artist showcases as part of DownStreet Art’s ‘Fright Night’ celebration. •‘REWILDERMENT: Passing Through the Veil Between Worlds,’ a mixed-media presentation focusing on witchcraft, the supernatural, and ceremonious magic, opens at Gallery 51....

    Downstreet Art concludes with night of spooky festivities

    If you are planning on heading downtown tonight, be prepared for a plethora of spooktacular activites, performances, and artist showcases as part of DownStreet Art’s ‘Fright Night’ celebration. •‘REWILDERMENT: Passing Through the Veil Between Worlds,’ a mixed-media presentation focusing on witchcraft, the supernatural, and ceremonious magic, opens at Gallery 51….

  • By Raanan Sarid-Segal   Gallery 51 will hold the exhibition opening and reception titled ‘REWILDERMENT: Passing Through the Veil Between Worlds’ today, October 31, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. The exhibit will feature music by ‘Ye Olde Dee Jay Mark Mulherrin’ and is followed by ‘Halloween Concert: Music Macabre’...

    Ryder Cooley magically returns in ‘REWILDERMENT’

    By Raanan Sarid-Segal   Gallery 51 will hold the exhibition opening and reception titled ‘REWILDERMENT: Passing Through the Veil Between Worlds’ today, October 31, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. The exhibit will feature music by ‘Ye Olde Dee Jay Mark Mulherrin’ and is followed by ‘Halloween Concert: Music Macabre’…

  • By Gabriel Kogel   Incumbent Mayor Richard J. Alcombright faced off against former City Councilman Robert Moulton Jr. at the Wednesday, Oct. 23 debate, sparring over the city’s crime rate and economic issues while discussing plans to renovate the Mohawk Theater and Conte Middle School. Alcombright, who is seeking his...

    Alcombright, Moulton sound off in debate

    By Gabriel Kogel   Incumbent Mayor Richard J. Alcombright faced off against former City Councilman Robert Moulton Jr. at the Wednesday, Oct. 23 debate, sparring over the city’s crime rate and economic issues while discussing plans to renovate the Mohawk Theater and Conte Middle School. Alcombright, who is seeking his…

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    Mayoral Debate

    Photos by Amy Modesti

  • Peering over his tortoise shell glasses, David “Zack” Finch discusses his plans for his future as a professor in the MCLA department of English and communications. With four literature and writing courses on his plate this semester, Finch is already planning for the future with the goal of crafting courses...

    New professor feels at home in English department

    Peering over his tortoise shell glasses, David “Zack” Finch discusses his plans for his future as a professor in the MCLA department of English and communications. With four literature and writing courses on his plate this semester, Finch is already planning for the future with the goal of crafting courses…

  • By Jess Gamari   Autumn in the Berkshires often consists of hiking in the woods, walking along the foliage, and gathering around bonfires.  While on these outdoor adventures, it’s important to dress warmly and bring plenty of water. Senior Brittany Galipeau encourages everyone to also be on the lookout for...

    Student educates campus on Lyme disease

    By Jess Gamari   Autumn in the Berkshires often consists of hiking in the woods, walking along the foliage, and gathering around bonfires.  While on these outdoor adventures, it’s important to dress warmly and bring plenty of water. Senior Brittany Galipeau encourages everyone to also be on the lookout for…

  • All photos By Jess Gamari

    Boo Bash!

    All photos By Jess Gamari

  • Local author Karen Shepard addressed the MCLA community last week, revealing the inner workings and motives behind her most recent novel “Celestials” as part of the college’s Creating Equality series. The novel is about a group of young Chinese strikebreakers who came to North Adams in 1870 to work for...

    Dismantling characters beyond good and bad

    Local author Karen Shepard addressed the MCLA community last week, revealing the inner workings and motives behind her most recent novel “Celestials” as part of the college’s Creating Equality series. The novel is about a group of young Chinese strikebreakers who came to North Adams in 1870 to work for…

  • Early registration Senator Ama Adwetewa-Badu announced that the Academic Policy Committee is now properly and fully discussing which students should be allowed to register early for classes. The main debate has been whether or not honors students should be allowed to register early for all of their classes. As of...

    Early registration sparks SGA debate

    Early registration Senator Ama Adwetewa-Badu announced that the Academic Policy Committee is now properly and fully discussing which students should be allowed to register early for classes. The main debate has been whether or not honors students should be allowed to register early for all of their classes. As of…

  • By Gabriel Kogel   On Friday, Oct. 25, and Saturday, Oct. 26, the College hosted the Council of Public Liberal Arts College’s (COPLAC) Northeast Regional Undergraduate Research Conference. For the second time in four years, the annual conference took place at MCLA. Students from six participating colleges presented faculty mentored...

    COPLAC exhibits innovation

    By Gabriel Kogel   On Friday, Oct. 25, and Saturday, Oct. 26, the College hosted the Council of Public Liberal Arts College’s (COPLAC) Northeast Regional Undergraduate Research Conference. For the second time in four years, the annual conference took place at MCLA. Students from six participating colleges presented faculty mentored…

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