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  • Monday, Nov. 18   All College Committee      Senator Stephan Rochefort reported that fine and performing arts department Prof. Christine Condaris said students who are extremely involved in clubs and other campus organizations tend to struggle in school, due to time management. The All College Committee (ACC) therefore made...

    Committee to look at time management issues

    Monday, Nov. 18   All College Committee      Senator Stephan Rochefort reported that fine and performing arts department Prof. Christine Condaris said students who are extremely involved in clubs and other campus organizations tend to struggle in school, due to time management. The All College Committee (ACC) therefore made…

  • By Hannah Sterrs   “Life is what you make of it,” said Brittney Gerber, who will graduate in May 2014 with a Fine and Performing Arts degree. Hailing from Ghent, N.Y., Gerber has a booming voice, fiery red hair, and a concentration in theatre. However, she originally intended to major...

    Gerber believes hard work is the key

    By Hannah Sterrs   “Life is what you make of it,” said Brittney Gerber, who will graduate in May 2014 with a Fine and Performing Arts degree. Hailing from Ghent, N.Y., Gerber has a booming voice, fiery red hair, and a concentration in theatre. However, she originally intended to major…

  • Gallery 51 has announced that local artist Julia Morgan-Leamon is the gallery’s new manager. An adjunct art teacher for Williams College and IS183, Morgan-Leamon is working with students on the gallery’s next show, “99 and NINE: We are Mused,” to open on Thursday, Dec. 5. “I’m jumping right in with...

    College announces new Gallery 51 manager

    Gallery 51 has announced that local artist Julia Morgan-Leamon is the gallery’s new manager. An adjunct art teacher for Williams College and IS183, Morgan-Leamon is working with students on the gallery’s next show, “99 and NINE: We are Mused,” to open on Thursday, Dec. 5. “I’m jumping right in with…

  • This summer, I worked at Barrington Stage Company, an award-winning theater in downtown Pittsfield, right off the main street. I was going to spend the next three months or so practically living inside a tiny glass box, handing out tickets, taking orders over the phone, and working with various kinds...

    Life inside a box

    This summer, I worked at Barrington Stage Company, an award-winning theater in downtown Pittsfield, right off the main street. I was going to spend the next three months or so practically living inside a tiny glass box, handing out tickets, taking orders over the phone, and working with various kinds…

  • “The Yellow Ticket” was a refreshing opportunity to watch a classic silent movie while listening to a well-crafted and powerful score that syncs perfectly with the culture, time, and message of the movie. A new score by violinist Alicia Svigals proves that music can, in fact, speak louder than words....

    Live orchestra performs to classic silent film

    “The Yellow Ticket” was a refreshing opportunity to watch a classic silent movie while listening to a well-crafted and powerful score that syncs perfectly with the culture, time, and message of the movie. A new score by violinist Alicia Svigals proves that music can, in fact, speak louder than words….

  • Review by Raanan Sarid-Segal   As no interesting films were released last week, it seems appropriate to look back on the year and pick out a movie deserving of a revisit. Given its recent release on Netflix and home video, the much maligned “Only God Forgives” is a prime target....

    ‘Only God Forgives’ is gruesomly atmospheric

    Review by Raanan Sarid-Segal   As no interesting films were released last week, it seems appropriate to look back on the year and pick out a movie deserving of a revisit. Given its recent release on Netflix and home video, the much maligned “Only God Forgives” is a prime target….

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    Photos: C.V.S.A. Dance Night

    Photos by Emily Boughton

  • This past weekend the women’s basketball team traveled to Keene, N. H., where they came up short to Endicott College in their season opener, 80-57. The Trailblazers struggled to find their rhythm, only scoring twenty points in the first half.  But shooting 33 percent from field with 17 turnovers, the...

    Trailblazers dominate 79-17

    This past weekend the women’s basketball team traveled to Keene, N. H., where they came up short to Endicott College in their season opener, 80-57. The Trailblazers struggled to find their rhythm, only scoring twenty points in the first half.  But shooting 33 percent from field with 17 turnovers, the…

  • You don’t need to be a sports critic–you don’t even need to be regular sports fan–to know that a Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning showdown means business. This Sunday, two quarterback titans go at it for the 14th time. As of now Brady has a 9-4 advantage over the previous...

    Brady vs. Manning Megabowl

    You don’t need to be a sports critic–you don’t even need to be regular sports fan–to know that a Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning showdown means business. This Sunday, two quarterback titans go at it for the 14th time. As of now Brady has a 9-4 advantage over the previous…

  • By Jesse Collings   The cross country program finished both its men’s and women’s season Saturday, Nov. 16 at the New England Regional Championships. The meet was held in Portland, Maine, and included more than 50 colleges and universities competing in both men’s and women’s races. It was a difficult...

    Cross Country crosses season finish line

    By Jesse Collings   The cross country program finished both its men’s and women’s season Saturday, Nov. 16 at the New England Regional Championships. The meet was held in Portland, Maine, and included more than 50 colleges and universities competing in both men’s and women’s races. It was a difficult…

  • By Jesse Collings   The Men’s Basketball team opened the season to a good start, going 2-1 during their opening week. The men traveled to Lynn to play Fisher College on Tuesday, coming out with a 100-86 victory. The Trailblazers were led by junior Jeremic Bennett, who scored 21 points...

    Men’s Basketball start at 2-1

    By Jesse Collings   The Men’s Basketball team opened the season to a good start, going 2-1 during their opening week. The men traveled to Lynn to play Fisher College on Tuesday, coming out with a 100-86 victory. The Trailblazers were led by junior Jeremic Bennett, who scored 21 points…

  • The holidays can be a stressful time for everyone. People need to buy presents, cook large and often expensive meals, and, worst of all, cope with hoards of relatives buzzing around them like a colony of angry hornets. Naturally, a great deal of this stress revolves around having the money...

    Economics by McDonald’s

    The holidays can be a stressful time for everyone. People need to buy presents, cook large and often expensive meals, and, worst of all, cope with hoards of relatives buzzing around them like a colony of angry hornets. Naturally, a great deal of this stress revolves around having the money…

  • The College will present the final Admissions Open House of the fall this Saturday, Nov. 23. The event is open to all prospective students who are interested in exploring admission to the undergraduate and graduate programs. Registration for the open house begins at 10 a.m. in the Amsler Campus Center,...

    Open house and panel discussion

    The College will present the final Admissions Open House of the fall this Saturday, Nov. 23. The event is open to all prospective students who are interested in exploring admission to the undergraduate and graduate programs. Registration for the open house begins at 10 a.m. in the Amsler Campus Center,…

  • Renowned British playwright Alan Bennett’s The Habit of Art, an encore production of London’s National Theatre, airs at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute on Thursday, Dec. 12 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $18. To order tickets, visit clarkart.edu or call 413-458-0524. The Daily Telegraph of London calls the...

    “The Habit of Art” to air at the Clark

    Renowned British playwright Alan Bennett’s The Habit of Art, an encore production of London’s National Theatre, airs at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute on Thursday, Dec. 12 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $18. To order tickets, visit clarkart.edu or call 413-458-0524. The Daily Telegraph of London calls the…

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