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Tennis tripped up over weekend scores

Tennis tripped up over weekend scores

  By: Jesse Collings The Men’s tennis team had a rough weekend, dropping back-to-back conference games to bring their record to 0-4 on the season, and 0-3 in North Atlantic Conference play. The Trailblazers had a difficult matchup on Saturday, as they hosted three-time defending conference champion Colby-Sawyer College at the Bennington Tennis Center. The Chargers were impressive, blanking the […]

by · April 9, 2015 · Sports
Lacrosse drops key MASCAC game to Framingham State

Lacrosse drops key MASCAC game to Framingham State

  By: Jesse Collings The lacrosse were defeated over the weekend, as they fell to conference opponent Framingham State in Framingham on Saturday, 16-4. MCLA falls to 2-4 on the season and is now 0-2 in MASCAC play in their inaugural season, while Framingham State improved to 4-2 overall and sits atop the MASCAC standings with a 2-0 record on […]

by · April 9, 2015 · Sports
Coach K has done it every which way

Coach K has done it every which way

  By: Jesse Collings With Duke claiming its fifth national championship under the steady of watch of Coach Mike Krzyzewski, pundits have been grumbling that he has reached the same lofty level of the legendary John Wooden in the coaching hierarchy. Indeed, Wooden may have won 10 national championships (in only 12 years, as opposed to Krzyzewski, who has taken […]

by · April 9, 2015 · Sports
Softball splits MASCAC opener

Softball splits MASCAC opener

  By: Tyler Bacon MCLA women’s softball used a ten-run first inning en route to a 13-2 win in the first game of a conference doubleheader on Friday. It was their first conference game of the season. The Trailblazers started the scoring in the first inning with RBI bases loaded walks by Abigail Lucas and Jennifer Sicinski. They cashed in […]

by · April 9, 2015 · Sports
Baseball resumes season up north

Baseball resumes season up north

  By:Jake Mendel After a week where the Baseball team didn’t play a single game because of field conditions, they go 1-2, which included a doubleheader against Framingham State. The team started the week at Skidmore on Thursday, April 2. Skidmore was able to get to Todd Hunt early in the game, scoring two runs in the first inning alone. […]

by · April 9, 2015 · Sports
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MCLA Alumna and friend are taking the corporate world by storm

  By: Harmony Birch Danielle Vilagie (more affectionately known as Dani) seems to like the color blue. During the “Wicked Good Event” that took place Wednesday, April 11 she sported blue hair tied in a ponytail along with blue bangs, a blue flannel shirt, blue jeans, and blue acrylic nails.  Dani is short and she has a thick Boston accent. She […]

by · April 9, 2015 · Features, News
‘Macbeth’ to be a post-apocalyptic thriller

‘Macbeth’ to be a post-apocalyptic thriller

  By: Matt Aceto Shakespeare has never been this exciting. Viewers should look forward to stellar acting and an emotional storyline of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, an action-packed rendition of theater’s most powerful tragedy. The play, directed by Josh Baker, will premiere tonight at 8 p.m. in the Church Street Center Social Hall. In addition, the show will also run at 8 […]

by · April 9, 2015 · A&E
“SAC offering a week of spring fun”

“SAC offering a week of spring fun”

  By: Mitchell Chapman The Student Activities Council (SAC) is getting ready for “Spring Fling Week,” a solid week of events from April 20-26, kicked off by the Spring Concert. The event will feature rapper and poet George Watsky, who will visit the College all the way from Los Angeles. Watsky has been featured on HBO’s “Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry,” […]

by · April 9, 2015 · A&E
SAC announced that WATSKY will be the headliner for this year’s spring concert.

SAC announced that WATSKY will be the headliner for this year’s spring concert.

  By: Matt Hotaling WATSKY, or George Watsky, is an up-and-coming poet turned hip-hop artist. Watsky is described by some as one of the smartest rappers of his generation. Watsky combines an excellent command of technique, entertaining performance, and quirky off-beat lyrics. Watsky has been performing spoken-word and slam poetry since he was in high school and has been recognized in […]

by · April 9, 2015 · A&E
Non-trad student shares love of retro games

Non-trad student shares love of retro games

By: Matt Hotaling Jason Gray manipulates a handful of cables connecting his Retron 5 into a TV before blowing the dust out of his copy of “Super Mario Bros. 3”. Gray isn’t the kind of person that comes to mind when one imagines a gamer. A 33-year-old substitute teacher, he has been playing games longer than most of MCLA’s students […]

by · April 9, 2015 · A&E
SGA Supports Alumni Association’s Cords for Donations

SGA Supports Alumni Association’s Cords for Donations

By Idalis Foster The Alumni Association is taking donations from current graduating seniors for cords to wear during graduation. Student Government Association (SGA) has been at odds regarding this idea with some feeling that cords are meant to represent academic achievement as opposed to philanthropic valor. However, after hearing that this is already being put into effect, SGA voted to […]

by · April 8, 2015 · News
DCAMM funds new Campus Center elevator

DCAMM funds new Campus Center elevator

  By Idalis Foster When it comes to alerts about repairs being done on campus, most of them seem to be about the Amsler T. Campus Center elevator breaking down yet again. But next school year, this will no longer be the case. The Division of Capital Asset Management & Maintenance (DCAMM) has provided funds for the elevator to be […]

by · April 8, 2015 · News
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Jon Feinstein's "23 Grams" from the "Fast Food Views" series. The artwork in the exhibit is generally eerily realistic and often disturbing.

Gallery 51 shows cerebral food-art

By Matt Aceto Junk food is beautiful. On Thursday, March 26, MCLA’s Gallery 51 premiered its new ‘Eat This’ exhibition, a photo-collection of greasy and utterly unhealthy food compiled by photographers Jon Feinstein, Lindsay Lochman and Barbara Ciurej. The student-organized exhibition will run through April 26. Among the many pictures on display are bread mountains, marshmallow river valleys, and fields of […]

by · April 2, 2015 · A&E
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Kate Bornstein stresses making life worth living

By Matt Aceto Kate Bornstein isn’t a woman, nor is ze a man. For the majority of hir life, the self-described “gender outlaw” rarely felt comfortable in hir own body. Now, at age 67, Bornstein looks to inspire others who fit outside the box. On Wednesday, March 26, Bornstein visited MCLA’s Church Street Center for an evening of live poetry. […]

by · April 2, 2015 · A&E
Rebel Games Interactive wants MCLA students

Rebel Games Interactive wants MCLA students

By Mat Hotaling Berkshire based independent game developer Rebel Games Interactive (RGI) is hiring exclusively MCLA students for internships at its studio. RGI, a company founded by MCLA alumnus David Kubicki, is looking for MCLA student interns from multiple fields of study to help the small studio develop video games. “We’re looking for students who have skills in coding or […]

by · April 2, 2015 · A&E