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  • By Raanan Sarid-Segal   ‘Carrie’ is a perfectly competent, albeit uninteresting horror movie, with all the problems that the genre carries with it. ‘Carrie,’ being a remake of Brian De Palma’s 1976 version, had the burden of distinguishing itself upon its shoulders, as well as proving to every fan of...

    ‘Carrie’ remake is lackluster compared to original

    By Raanan Sarid-Segal   ‘Carrie’ is a perfectly competent, albeit uninteresting horror movie, with all the problems that the genre carries with it. ‘Carrie,’ being a remake of Brian De Palma’s 1976 version, had the burden of distinguishing itself upon its shoulders, as well as proving to every fan of…

  • Seasoned nurse Jackie Krzanik was named director of Health Services and has two main goals she says she’s tackling this semester: provide the best possible health service for students and hire more staff to make that possible. Following multiple staff changes at health services, Krzanik was asked to take over...

    Better health service is new director’s goal

    Seasoned nurse Jackie Krzanik was named director of Health Services and has two main goals she says she’s tackling this semester: provide the best possible health service for students and hire more staff to make that possible. Following multiple staff changes at health services, Krzanik was asked to take over…

  • By Gabriel Kogel   To say Jeff Corwin’s visit to the College as a Hardman Lecture Series featured speaker generated excitement would be an understatement. The Church Street Center was filled to capacity on Wednesday, Oct. 16. A number of disappointed attendees found their only option was to shuffle downstairs...

    Corwin captivates campus, community

    By Gabriel Kogel   To say Jeff Corwin’s visit to the College as a Hardman Lecture Series featured speaker generated excitement would be an understatement. The Church Street Center was filled to capacity on Wednesday, Oct. 16. A number of disappointed attendees found their only option was to shuffle downstairs…

  • NEASC Director of Student Development Celia Norcross gave a PowerPoint presentation on the upcoming NEASC accreditation taking place Nov. 3 through. 6. Primarily, Norcross urged SGA, as well as the student body, to be aware of the process and the role they can play as students. She said the nine...

    SGA swears in new senators

    NEASC Director of Student Development Celia Norcross gave a PowerPoint presentation on the upcoming NEASC accreditation taking place Nov. 3 through. 6. Primarily, Norcross urged SGA, as well as the student body, to be aware of the process and the role they can play as students. She said the nine…

  • Supreme Pizza has new management under owner Alex Kostopoulos and a general manager who wishes to remain unnamed. The Kostopoulos family has owned the restaurant for three years. “My father is getting older now, so he needs to take his own time, but I am willing to take over the...

    New management at Supreme

    Supreme Pizza has new management under owner Alex Kostopoulos and a general manager who wishes to remain unnamed. The Kostopoulos family has owned the restaurant for three years. “My father is getting older now, so he needs to take his own time, but I am willing to take over the…

  • By Hannah Sterrs   After a 10-hour day of classes, Mike Vogt finally makes it back to his apartment to enjoy what is left of a beautiful day. Vogt, a senior math major, has a coffee in one hand and a black pen tucked behind his right ear. In the...

    Music, mathematics, and sensibility

    By Hannah Sterrs   After a 10-hour day of classes, Mike Vogt finally makes it back to his apartment to enjoy what is left of a beautiful day. Vogt, a senior math major, has a coffee in one hand and a black pen tucked behind his right ear. In the…

  • Spires, Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP), the Outdoors Club, and Good Vibes Yoga are collaborating to bring noteworthy bands and student performances to their first fall concert event, Harvest Jams. The 8 p.m. show will take place in Sullivan Lounge this Saturday, with doors opening at 7 p.m. Admission...

    Clubs to host folk concert

    Spires, Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP), the Outdoors Club, and Good Vibes Yoga are collaborating to bring noteworthy bands and student performances to their first fall concert event, Harvest Jams. The 8 p.m. show will take place in Sullivan Lounge this Saturday, with doors opening at 7 p.m. Admission…

  • The Berkshire Hills Internship Program (B-HIP) gives students the opportunity to gain experience working in the field of arts management. B-HIP involves working with an upper-level arts class, and is available for both international students and students from the United States. Students attending B-HIP “are placed at full-time upper-level internships...

    Internship program provides arts management opportunities

    The Berkshire Hills Internship Program (B-HIP) gives students the opportunity to gain experience working in the field of arts management. B-HIP involves working with an upper-level arts class, and is available for both international students and students from the United States. Students attending B-HIP “are placed at full-time upper-level internships…

  • By Candice Crow   Earlier this week marked my two months at Disney. I sat there on the bus to work thinking how time is flying by. It feels like only yesterday I was sitting at my MCLA dorm room filling out my application, and now I’m here in the...

    Dispatch from Disney

    By Candice Crow   Earlier this week marked my two months at Disney. I sat there on the bus to work thinking how time is flying by. It feels like only yesterday I was sitting at my MCLA dorm room filling out my application, and now I’m here in the…

  • By Hannah Sterrs   After skipping an important swim meet to audition for a school musical, Erik Dabrowski has been sold on theater ever since. The senior theatre major hails from Chicopee, Mass., a place he describes as “a city where the arts are close to non-existent.” In high school,...

    Theater major prepares for future career in the arts

    By Hannah Sterrs   After skipping an important swim meet to audition for a school musical, Erik Dabrowski has been sold on theater ever since. The senior theatre major hails from Chicopee, Mass., a place he describes as “a city where the arts are close to non-existent.” In high school,…

  • The cast and crew of ‘Spring Awakening’ delivered a memorable show. However, the plot seems rushed, which at times takes away from the show’s emotional impact. Based on the controversial German play written in 1891, ‘Spring Awakening’ is a rock musical about teenagers discovering the pains and joys of sexuality...

    ‘Spring Awakening’ gracefully delivered controversy

    The cast and crew of ‘Spring Awakening’ delivered a memorable show. However, the plot seems rushed, which at times takes away from the show’s emotional impact. Based on the controversial German play written in 1891, ‘Spring Awakening’ is a rock musical about teenagers discovering the pains and joys of sexuality…

  • The men’s and women’s cross country teams ran on Saturday in the Green Mountain Invitational.  Trailblazer Anthony Cancilla finished first for the men, crossing the line in 10 place overall, and Martha Pratt leading the women, finishing in 19 overall. SUNY Cobleskill took home the team championship for the men’s...

    Cross Country runs near home this Saturday

    The men’s and women’s cross country teams ran on Saturday in the Green Mountain Invitational.  Trailblazer Anthony Cancilla finished first for the men, crossing the line in 10 place overall, and Martha Pratt leading the women, finishing in 19 overall. SUNY Cobleskill took home the team championship for the men’s…

  • The women’s soccer team hosted Westfield State Saturday Oct. 19 on senior day, losing 3-0 and dropping to 1-4 in MASCAC play. “We were matched up pretty evenly, but unfortunately the ball didn’t fall in our court that day,” senior Brianna Dandurant said after the loss. In the 22 minute...

    Trailblazers fall at Senior day

    The women’s soccer team hosted Westfield State Saturday Oct. 19 on senior day, losing 3-0 and dropping to 1-4 in MASCAC play. “We were matched up pretty evenly, but unfortunately the ball didn’t fall in our court that day,” senior Brianna Dandurant said after the loss. In the 22 minute…

  • Men’s Soccer had a productive second half, scoring four times to mount a convincing 4-0 win over Westfield State.  The Trailblazers are now 4-7-1 overall and hooked their first conference win to move to 1-3-1 in the MASCAC. After a scoreless first half, Westfield had chance to get on the...

    Men’s soccer shuts out Westfield

    Men’s Soccer had a productive second half, scoring four times to mount a convincing 4-0 win over Westfield State.  The Trailblazers are now 4-7-1 overall and hooked their first conference win to move to 1-3-1 in the MASCAC. After a scoreless first half, Westfield had chance to get on the…

  • The Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams are hosting their annual Midnight Madness event in the Campus Center Gym tonight at 10:30 p.m. Before the season’s first tip off on November 15th at the Wesleyan Tournament, the Trailblazers will be entertaining their fans with a late night of contests and fun....

    Midnight Madness tonight

    The Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams are hosting their annual Midnight Madness event in the Campus Center Gym tonight at 10:30 p.m. Before the season’s first tip off on November 15th at the Wesleyan Tournament, the Trailblazers will be entertaining their fans with a late night of contests and fun….

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