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Nicholas Arena, Managing Editor.

Dress Code Woes

By Nick Arena Apparently Devils Lake High School in North Dakota has banned female students from wearing leggings, yoga pants, jean leggings, or jeggings as they are more popularly known, and tight blue jeans. Why are these articles of clothing being banned? Because they are distracting to male students and male teachers. According to a Gawker.com article, citing Valley News […]

by · October 1, 2014 · Opinion
The Joy of Overindulging

The Joy of Overindulging

By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney The weekend is ahead and it holds many opportunities to rejoice with friends on the couch watching movies, or maybe its running around getting coffee, donuts for breakfast, and fro-yo for dessert. Either way, you’re treating yourself after a good week of eating and routine work. Here’s my personal mantra, if I eat well Monday through Friday, […]

by · October 1, 2014 · Opinion
Cartoon: First Days

Cartoon: First Days

By Nikki Kratounis

by · October 1, 2014 · Front Page
Down Street Art

Down Street Art

Photo taken by Nick Arena

by · October 1, 2014 · Slideshow
We Call It A Revolution When There’s Change

We Call It A Revolution When There’s Change

By Christopher Johnson New York, New York—Like at the beginning of a rock concert, rebellious attitudes pass from person to person as they all declare their excitement. A group of MCLA students staked out a patch of asphalt and waited anxiously for the event to begin. But this wasn’t a rock concert; the People’s Climate March (PCM), a large-scale demonstration […]

by · October 1, 2014 · Front Page, News, Slideshow, Top Stories
Bowman set to open June 2015

Bowman set to open June 2015

By Nick Arena Construction on Bowman Hall moves according to schedule as it inches towards its completion date. The building is set for completion in June of 2015, according to vice president of Administration and Finance James Stakenas. “There are multiple steps that have to be taken and it all needs to be inspected, but we’re on track and we’re […]

by · October 1, 2014 · Front Page, News, Slideshow
SGA Votes to Keep Student Governance

SGA Votes to Keep Student Governance

By Nick Swanson The Student Government Association (SGA) conducted a referendum electronically last week, asking students if they should have a presence in college governance committees. The referendum resulted in a vote of 57 to 1 in favor of having students serve on college governance, according to SGA President Brendan Peltier. SGA appoints students to sit on certain committees including the All College, Curriculum, […]

by · October 1, 2014 · News
SGA Honors Retirees

SGA Honors Retirees

By Nick Swanson Members of the Student Government Association (SGA) plan to show their appreciation for members of administration leaving the college. “The next SGA meeting will be dedicated to Charlotte Degen, (vice president of Student Affairs), for all of the great work she has done in the last 40 years,” SGA president Brendan Peltier said. Degen retires on Oct. […]

by · October 1, 2014 · News
“Half the Sky” Author to be Hardman Series Speaker

“Half the Sky” Author to be Hardman Series Speaker

By Juanita Doss Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times Columnist Nicholas Kristof will be presenting his lecture on Half the Sky Thursday, October 16 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center gym. The Hardman Lecture Series will be hosting his free event, which is open to the MCLA campus and general public. According to the MCLA website, “the […]

by · October 1, 2014 · Front Page, News, Top Stories
Poet, author Murillo to Debut Writers’ Series

Poet, author Murillo to Debut Writers’ Series

By Idalis Foster This year, the Hardman Special Initiatives and Zachary Finch, assistant professor of English/communications, are set to debut the Creative Writers-In-Residence Series, a new lecture series of creative writers who will be speaking to the students and community about their experience in the field. The series will begin on October 6 and 7 with the first creative writer-in-residence […]

by · October 1, 2014 · Front Page, News, Top Stories
Photo by Osakpolo Igiede

VP Charlotte Degen Retiring After 40 Years

By Juanita Doss She has a love for students and their success. A love for the MCLA community and love for her job. After 40 years of dedication and hard work, Charlotte Degen, vice president of Student Affairs will retire on Oct. 10. “It’s such a privilege to work with people,” Degen said. “We get to change their lives, change the […]

by · October 1, 2014 · Features, Front Page, News, Slideshow, Top Stories
Men’s Soccer Drops Dramatic Heartbreaker at Salem State

Men’s Soccer Drops Dramatic Heartbreaker at Salem State

By Tyler Bacon Salem State’s Kevin Gallo scored with under a minute left to lift the Vikings to a 2-1, come-from-behind win against the visiting Trailblazers on Saturday. Salem State earned their first win of the season with a record of 1-7 and 1-1 in MASCAC play. The loss drops the Blazers to 4-4 overall and 1-1 in conference. Ten […]

by · October 1, 2014 · Sports, Sports Front Page
Volleyball Tries to Right Self in Conference Play

Volleyball Tries to Right Self in Conference Play

By Jesse Collings MCLA trumped Bay Path University on Monday, defeating the hosts, 3-1. With the victory, the Trailblazers improved to 8-5 on the season, and are 0-1 in MASCAC play. MCLA opened the game strong and was able to take the first set, 25-20. Bay Path rebounded with a strong second game, getting the best of the visiting Trailblazers […]

by · October 1, 2014 · Sports, Sports Front Page
Women’s Tennis Finishes Week 1-1

Women’s Tennis Finishes Week 1-1

By Jesse Collings The tennis team dropped its fifth match of the season, falling to the Univeristy of St. Joseph on Monday in non-conference play, 5-3. The loss brought MCLA down to 5-5 on the season. St. Joseph took the advantage in doubles competition, winning two of the three matches. MCLA’s lone victory was thanks to Mariza Sfakianki and Emily […]

by · October 1, 2014 · Sports, Sports Front Page
Silence the Critic

Silence the Critic

By Jesse Collings When ESPN announced they were going to suspend Bill Simmons for his harsh criticism of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, they did so under the guise that Simmons was “daring” them to do it. Simmons, in an animated rant on his podcast, condemned the commissioner for his lack of transparency during his handling of the Ray Rice situation. […]

by · October 1, 2014 · Sports, Sports Front Page