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  • Three weeks deep and Tom Brady is hanging in there. He’s getting older, losing his teammates, but he’s still bringing home the “W.” Currently, the New England Patriots have a comfortable 3-0 record, but comfortable really isn’t the right word for it. After barely beating the infamously lousy Buffalo Bills...

    Don’t blame Tom

    Three weeks deep and Tom Brady is hanging in there. He’s getting older, losing his teammates, but he’s still bringing home the “W.” Currently, the New England Patriots have a comfortable 3-0 record, but comfortable really isn’t the right word for it. After barely beating the infamously lousy Buffalo Bills…

  • The PRESS Gallery will present a new exhibition of work, “Markings,” created by PRESS interns, volunteers and MCLA faculty beginning tonight. An opening reception will be held tonight, at the 49 Main St. gallery, 6-8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. “Markings” features letterpress prints and...

    ‘Markings’ to open at PRESS gallery

    The PRESS Gallery will present a new exhibition of work, “Markings,” created by PRESS interns, volunteers and MCLA faculty beginning tonight. An opening reception will be held tonight, at the 49 Main St. gallery, 6-8 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. “Markings” features letterpress prints and…

  • The College announces a book signing in honor of Dr. Lisa Donovan, associate professor of arts management, for her book, “Integrating the Arts across the Content Areas,” will take place tonight at 6:30-7:15 p.m. in the PRESS Gallery, 49 Main St. The event is free and open to the public....

    Prof. to hold booksigning

    The College announces a book signing in honor of Dr. Lisa Donovan, associate professor of arts management, for her book, “Integrating the Arts across the Content Areas,” will take place tonight at 6:30-7:15 p.m. in the PRESS Gallery, 49 Main St. The event is free and open to the public….

  • By Raanan Segal   At the entrance to Gallery 51, the piece “Looking Over Levittown” immediately introduces the dominant aesthetic of Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin’s mixed-media art installation, “A Marriage: 1 (Suburbia).” Images of suburban life, presented in intentionally startling screens and colors, are superimposed with photos and footage...

    ‘A Marriage’ is an interesting journey

    By Raanan Segal   At the entrance to Gallery 51, the piece “Looking Over Levittown” immediately introduces the dominant aesthetic of Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin’s mixed-media art installation, “A Marriage: 1 (Suburbia).” Images of suburban life, presented in intentionally startling screens and colors, are superimposed with photos and footage…

  • by Jess Gamari   With the chilly fall weather upon us, The Parlor Café is back to its normal hours. Since students have returned to the area, the Parlor has made a few improvements to the menu and has added a fall performance lineup. Every Friday at 8 p.m., stop...

    The Parlor Announces Several Fall Shows

    by Jess Gamari   With the chilly fall weather upon us, The Parlor Café is back to its normal hours. Since students have returned to the area, the Parlor has made a few improvements to the menu and has added a fall performance lineup. Every Friday at 8 p.m., stop…

  • By Jesse Collings   The Women’s Tennis team began conference play Saturday with a tough loss at home to visiting Lyndon State, falling 7-2. The Trailblazers fell to 1-6, while Lyndon State improved to 3-3. After being shut-out in three out of their last four matches, the ‘Blazers were able...

    MASCAC play begins

    By Jesse Collings   The Women’s Tennis team began conference play Saturday with a tough loss at home to visiting Lyndon State, falling 7-2. The Trailblazers fell to 1-6, while Lyndon State improved to 3-3. After being shut-out in three out of their last four matches, the ‘Blazers were able…

  • Fall can mean a lot of things. To some, it means hot beverages, oversized sweaters, apple picking, and picturesque foliage. In North Adams, all of those apply, but the ultimate kick-off of the season also includes FreshGrass. FreshGrass is an annual bluegrass festival known for bringing both the legends and...

    Bluegrass legends and rising stars perform at FreshGrass

    Fall can mean a lot of things. To some, it means hot beverages, oversized sweaters, apple picking, and picturesque foliage. In North Adams, all of those apply, but the ultimate kick-off of the season also includes FreshGrass. FreshGrass is an annual bluegrass festival known for bringing both the legends and…

  • Mariana Bolívar Rubín was recently hired in the Department of Modern Language as a professor of Spanish. However, Rubín is also inspired to explore other areas of interest while working at the college. “There are so many different things I want to be a part of on campus,” Rubín said....

    Bolívar joins dept. of modern language

    Mariana Bolívar Rubín was recently hired in the Department of Modern Language as a professor of Spanish. However, Rubín is also inspired to explore other areas of interest while working at the college. “There are so many different things I want to be a part of on campus,” Rubín said….

  • by Gabriel Kogel   Fifty years ago, Eugene “Bull” Conner used attack dogs and fire hoses against African-American protestors in Birmingham. When the images were broadcast across the nation, Americans could no longer remain blind to this kind of race-based injustice. Fifty years have passed since Reverend Martin Luther King...

    Travel to Southern U.S., Hawaii

    by Gabriel Kogel   Fifty years ago, Eugene “Bull” Conner used attack dogs and fire hoses against African-American protestors in Birmingham. When the images were broadcast across the nation, Americans could no longer remain blind to this kind of race-based injustice. Fifty years have passed since Reverend Martin Luther King…

  • With the fall semester in full swing, SGA treasurer Kelley Bryant shared operating budgets for the fiscal year. The SGA operating budget is $37,657.31, and the total operating budget for all clubs is $343,815.74. SGA recently faced the pressing matter of replacing the rugby team’s stolen goal posts, which were...

    SGA announces budget

    With the fall semester in full swing, SGA treasurer Kelley Bryant shared operating budgets for the fiscal year. The SGA operating budget is $37,657.31, and the total operating budget for all clubs is $343,815.74. SGA recently faced the pressing matter of replacing the rugby team’s stolen goal posts, which were…

  • With the 50th anniversary of the civil rights march on Washington, D.C., having passed in August, MCLA is taking a long, hard look at where it stands now in terms of equality on all levels. MCLA Presents! and the Berkshire Cultural Resource Center will be hosting a slew of events...

    Creating Equality guest speaker tonight

    With the 50th anniversary of the civil rights march on Washington, D.C., having passed in August, MCLA is taking a long, hard look at where it stands now in terms of equality on all levels. MCLA Presents! and the Berkshire Cultural Resource Center will be hosting a slew of events…

  • MCLA has been ranked No. 10 on U.S. News and World Reports list of Top Ten Public Liberal Arts Colleges for the third year in a row. Sitting among the ranks of peer institutions such as No. 7 ranking University of North Carolina Ashland and No. 8 ranking University of...

    Top ten again

    MCLA has been ranked No. 10 on U.S. News and World Reports list of Top Ten Public Liberal Arts Colleges for the third year in a row. Sitting among the ranks of peer institutions such as No. 7 ranking University of North Carolina Ashland and No. 8 ranking University of…

  • Desmarais has been with the college for 40 years now, both as a student and as a member of the administration. His work has covered many different areas of the College. “I’ve kind of had four different careers,” he said. “I started in athletics as a soccer coach and athletic...

    College treasurer retires

    Desmarais has been with the college for 40 years now, both as a student and as a member of the administration. His work has covered many different areas of the College. “I’ve kind of had four different careers,” he said. “I started in athletics as a soccer coach and athletic…

  • Photo gallery: Center for Science and Innovation

  • With the constant fighting in Syria showing no great sign of improvement, and tensions continuing to rise with the question as to whom exactly perpetrated the use of chemical weapons, the question needs to be asked: who will benefit from another military intervention? The agreement made this weekend between the...

    Is it time for an intervention?

    With the constant fighting in Syria showing no great sign of improvement, and tensions continuing to rise with the question as to whom exactly perpetrated the use of chemical weapons, the question needs to be asked: who will benefit from another military intervention? The agreement made this weekend between the…

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