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  • One was all it took.  The women’s soccer team pulled a 1-0 victory over Elms College this past Saturday to improve to a record of 2-3. They also defeated Albany Pharmacy 2-1 in overtime on Tuesday. Saturday afternoon the women’s soccer team came out very physical against an Elms team...

    ‘Blazers hold the line

    One was all it took.  The women’s soccer team pulled a 1-0 victory over Elms College this past Saturday to improve to a record of 2-3. They also defeated Albany Pharmacy 2-1 in overtime on Tuesday. Saturday afternoon the women’s soccer team came out very physical against an Elms team…

  • The Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams had meets at Southern Vermont last Saturday. The men finished in 5th place out of seven and the women finished 6th. The men’s star runner was junior Anthony Cancilla who finished 6th individually. This marked his second run of the year where he...

    Denver XC runner breaks record

    The Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams had meets at Southern Vermont last Saturday. The men finished in 5th place out of seven and the women finished 6th. The men’s star runner was junior Anthony Cancilla who finished 6th individually. This marked his second run of the year where he…

  • By Jesse Collings   The Women’s Tennis team fell 9-0 to visiting Sage College last Friday at the Joseph Zavattaro Athletic Complex. It was the College’s third straight loss as they fell to 1-4, while Sage improved to 4-1. The ‘Blazers followed up their performance with a tough road loss...

    Tennis loses at home

    By Jesse Collings   The Women’s Tennis team fell 9-0 to visiting Sage College last Friday at the Joseph Zavattaro Athletic Complex. It was the College’s third straight loss as they fell to 1-4, while Sage improved to 4-1. The ‘Blazers followed up their performance with a tough road loss…

  • By Raanan Segal   In 2011 James Wan escaped from the reputation of the Saw franchise with the movie ‘Insidious.’ It was an effective and moody, haunting movie that managed to revitalize its fairly standard setup with style. Earlier this summer, Wan upped the metaphorical ante with ‘The Conjuring,’ one...

    ‘Insidious: Chapter 2’ is pleasantly mediocre

    By Raanan Segal   In 2011 James Wan escaped from the reputation of the Saw franchise with the movie ‘Insidious.’ It was an effective and moody, haunting movie that managed to revitalize its fairly standard setup with style. Earlier this summer, Wan upped the metaphorical ante with ‘The Conjuring,’ one…

  • By Jess Gamari   Because Bowman is not being used, many of the studio art classes have relocated to MASS MoCA.  Melanie Mowinski and Gregory Scheckler, associate professors of Visual Art, answer a few questions regarding the change.   Q: What classes will you be teaching this semester? Are they...

    Art classes relocated to PRESS and MASS MoCA

    By Jess Gamari   Because Bowman is not being used, many of the studio art classes have relocated to MASS MoCA.  Melanie Mowinski and Gregory Scheckler, associate professors of Visual Art, answer a few questions regarding the change.   Q: What classes will you be teaching this semester? Are they…

  • By Hannah Sterrs   Junior Courtney McLaren has a few words of advice for her peers. “Be open to everything,” she said. “You don’t know what you will and won’t like until you try it. Why close yourself off?” McLaren has been “breaking legs” ever since she left Winchendon, Mass....

    Courtney McLaren, dedicated performer

    By Hannah Sterrs   Junior Courtney McLaren has a few words of advice for her peers. “Be open to everything,” she said. “You don’t know what you will and won’t like until you try it. Why close yourself off?” McLaren has been “breaking legs” ever since she left Winchendon, Mass….

  • By Candice Crow Candice is spending the semester interning for the Disney College Program in Disney World, Orlando,Fl. She will write a weekly column describing her experiences. The sun was setting over Cinderella’s castle when I began to think of the little things I did that led me here. The first time I...

    Candice Crow: Disney World Correspondant

    By Candice Crow Candice is spending the semester interning for the Disney College Program in Disney World, Orlando,Fl. She will write a weekly column describing her experiences. The sun was setting over Cinderella’s castle when I began to think of the little things I did that led me here. The first time I…

  • The College’s Fine and Performing Arts (FPA) department is preparing for an exciting fall season with two renowned, full-scale productions. This semester features Duncan Shiek and Steven Sater’s Tony-award winning music, ‘Spring Awakening,’ and William Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night,’ which are both directed by Laura Standley, associate professor of Theater. Auditions...

    Theater Major Explodes

    The College’s Fine and Performing Arts (FPA) department is preparing for an exciting fall season with two renowned, full-scale productions. This semester features Duncan Shiek and Steven Sater’s Tony-award winning music, ‘Spring Awakening,’ and William Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night,’ which are both directed by Laura Standley, associate professor of Theater. Auditions…

  • This semester, six new assistant professors have been hired. Mariana Bolívar Rubín is a new assistant professor of Spanish in the department of modern language. Rubín earned her masters in foreign languages at Colorado State University. Soon after, Rubín filled positions as an elementary school teacher. She later became a...

    Six new additions to faculty

    This semester, six new assistant professors have been hired. Mariana Bolívar Rubín is a new assistant professor of Spanish in the department of modern language. Rubín earned her masters in foreign languages at Colorado State University. Soon after, Rubín filled positions as an elementary school teacher. She later became a…

  • By Gabriel Kogel   Standing on the freshly cemented walkway leading to MCLA’s Center for Science and Innovation, Mathematics Professor Duy Nguyen smiled at the pristine structure, describing it in one word, “wonderful.” The state of the art facility, designed to upgrade the MCLA Science program and replace the aging...

    Despite setbacks, Center open for semester start

    By Gabriel Kogel   Standing on the freshly cemented walkway leading to MCLA’s Center for Science and Innovation, Mathematics Professor Duy Nguyen smiled at the pristine structure, describing it in one word, “wonderful.” The state of the art facility, designed to upgrade the MCLA Science program and replace the aging…

  • SGA is kicking off the year with one goal at the top of the list: to increase voter turnout. With nomination papers due next week and elections being held on Oct. 8 and 9, SGA will be tabling in the campus center during the first week of October in order...

    Voting is SGA Initiative

    SGA is kicking off the year with one goal at the top of the list: to increase voter turnout. With nomination papers due next week and elections being held on Oct. 8 and 9, SGA will be tabling in the campus center during the first week of October in order…

  • In addition to the Trailblazer logo, MCLA’s additional mascot will be a mountain lion, part of Berkshire County legend and folklore. “The mountain lion is another representation of a Trailblazer,” said ccording to Adam Hildabrand, MCLA Men’s Soccer coach and the chair of the College’s Mascot Search Committee. “A ‘trailblazer,’...

    New Mascot Mountain Lion

    In addition to the Trailblazer logo, MCLA’s additional mascot will be a mountain lion, part of Berkshire County legend and folklore. “The mountain lion is another representation of a Trailblazer,” said ccording to Adam Hildabrand, MCLA Men’s Soccer coach and the chair of the College’s Mascot Search Committee. “A ‘trailblazer,’…

  • Business and Economics Professor Emeritus Avaz Hajizadeh , will not only be remembered for his vast knowledge as a teacher, but also for his uplifting spirit and personality. Chelsey Burke of the Advancment   office, an alumna and former student of Hajizadeh, said that he was truly committed to his students...

    Prof. Hajizadeh passes at 65

    Business and Economics Professor Emeritus Avaz Hajizadeh , will not only be remembered for his vast knowledge as a teacher, but also for his uplifting spirit and personality. Chelsey Burke of the Advancment   office, an alumna and former student of Hajizadeh, said that he was truly committed to his students…

  • With four recent overdoses involved with Electric Dance Music (EDM) events, people have begun to question exactly what “Molly” is and the problems it poses. The drug is a purer form of ecstasy, or methylenedioxy-methamphetamine (MDMA), and has now become widely associated with the EDM culture. One of MDMA’s main...

    Rave Danger

    With four recent overdoses involved with Electric Dance Music (EDM) events, people have begun to question exactly what “Molly” is and the problems it poses. The drug is a purer form of ecstasy, or methylenedioxy-methamphetamine (MDMA), and has now become widely associated with the EDM culture. One of MDMA’s main…

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