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  • By Nick Arena   I have come to terms with the fact that I have an addiction. From what I’ve been told, the first step towards correcting a problem like this is admitting you have one. I spend a good couple of hours everyday surfing websites like BuzzFeed and Zimbio...

    Identity Crisis

    By Nick Arena   I have come to terms with the fact that I have an addiction. From what I’ve been told, the first step towards correcting a problem like this is admitting you have one. I spend a good couple of hours everyday surfing websites like BuzzFeed and Zimbio…

  • By Ran Sarid-Segal   Allegrettos Presents was a decent evening out, a short and lively event where the audience can have their expectations of competently performed music fulfilled for them. The problem with discussing the performance further is that there is not a great deal to say about the matter. The...

    Allegrettos Concert

    By Ran Sarid-Segal   Allegrettos Presents was a decent evening out, a short and lively event where the audience can have their expectations of competently performed music fulfilled for them. The problem with discussing the performance further is that there is not a great deal to say about the matter. The…

  • By Jess Gamari   The temporary cell tower in the MCLA Public Safety parking lot was removed yesterday afternoon after AT&T Wireless confirmed the temporary tower on Florida Mountain was providing adequate signal strength needed for operation, according to Charles Kimberling of maintenance and facilities at the College. The College...

    Cell towers collapse in Florida

    By Jess Gamari   The temporary cell tower in the MCLA Public Safety parking lot was removed yesterday afternoon after AT&T Wireless confirmed the temporary tower on Florida Mountain was providing adequate signal strength needed for operation, according to Charles Kimberling of maintenance and facilities at the College. The College…

  • By Nick Arena and Jess Gamari   The doors of North Adams Regional Hospital (NARH) closed on Friday, but the Berkshire County community and state and local legislators are working toward a solution to the lack of medical service in the immediate area. Governor Deval Patrick spoke at the College...

    BMC looks to reopen NARH emergency

    By Nick Arena and Jess Gamari   The doors of North Adams Regional Hospital (NARH) closed on Friday, but the Berkshire County community and state and local legislators are working toward a solution to the lack of medical service in the immediate area. Governor Deval Patrick spoke at the College…

  • By Nick Arena   A number of articles of furniture and fixtures in the Feigenbaum Center for Science and Innovation were reported as vandalized on Monday. “The vandalism was reported to Campus Police on Monday, March 31, 2014 at 11:09 a.m.,” Director of Public Safety Joseph Charon said in an...

    Science Center vandalized

    By Nick Arena   A number of articles of furniture and fixtures in the Feigenbaum Center for Science and Innovation were reported as vandalized on Monday. “The vandalism was reported to Campus Police on Monday, March 31, 2014 at 11:09 a.m.,” Director of Public Safety Joseph Charon said in an…

  • The College will celebrate its 115th Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 17, beginning at 11 a.m., in the Amsler Campus Center Gymnasium. This year’s keynote speaker will be Dr. Charles F. Desmond, chair of the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education, educator, and community and civic leader, who will receive an...

    Commencement keynote speaker announced

    The College will celebrate its 115th Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 17, beginning at 11 a.m., in the Amsler Campus Center Gymnasium. This year’s keynote speaker will be Dr. Charles F. Desmond, chair of the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education, educator, and community and civic leader, who will receive an…

  • By Jess Gamari   The college plans to revisit the smoking policy on campus, according to President Jake Powers. He has met with Vice President of Student Affairs Charlotte Degen and taskforce meetings are scheduled Fridays at noon. “President Degen is looking for students who do and don’t smoke,” advisor...

    Taskforce seeks student input on smoking policy

    By Jess Gamari   The college plans to revisit the smoking policy on campus, according to President Jake Powers. He has met with Vice President of Student Affairs Charlotte Degen and taskforce meetings are scheduled Fridays at noon. “President Degen is looking for students who do and don’t smoke,” advisor…

  • By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney   Ever since junior Carrisa Sacherski got involved with the Susan B. Anthony Women’s Center freshman year, her devotion to promoting gender equality has only gotten stronger. She is a junior double majoring in English and education, and she intends to teach high school after college. Sacherski...

    Student fights for equality and education

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney   Ever since junior Carrisa Sacherski got involved with the Susan B. Anthony Women’s Center freshman year, her devotion to promoting gender equality has only gotten stronger. She is a junior double majoring in English and education, and she intends to teach high school after college. Sacherski…

  • By Alexander Moore   Robin Picard, a community development volunter with the Peace Corps who was recently evacuated from the Ukraine, said the crisis in Crimea is more complex than it appears. In a lecture hosted by politcal science and public policy professors Petra Hejnova, Ben Taylor and Robert Bence,...

    Panel unravels issues in Crimea

    By Alexander Moore   Robin Picard, a community development volunter with the Peace Corps who was recently evacuated from the Ukraine, said the crisis in Crimea is more complex than it appears. In a lecture hosted by politcal science and public policy professors Petra Hejnova, Ben Taylor and Robert Bence,…

  • By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney   Shaleen Title, Esq., an activist to end the war on drugs, spoke on Thursday, March 27 as a guest of the Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) in the Feigenbaum Science Center lecture hall. Title served as a consultant and spokesperson for the Colorado Campaign to...

    SSDP presents: Winning the war on drugs

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney   Shaleen Title, Esq., an activist to end the war on drugs, spoke on Thursday, March 27 as a guest of the Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) in the Feigenbaum Science Center lecture hall. Title served as a consultant and spokesperson for the Colorado Campaign to…

  • By Gabriel Kogel   Retrieving payloads with a robot arm while hurtling around the globe at 17,500 miles per hour demands many skills, being able to play “Big Yellow Taxi” is not one of them. But on Thursday, Astronauts Catherine “Cady” Coleman and Daniel Burbank showed that science and artistic...

    NASA Astronauts Perform at “STEAM: A Space Odyssey”

    By Gabriel Kogel   Retrieving payloads with a robot arm while hurtling around the globe at 17,500 miles per hour demands many skills, being able to play “Big Yellow Taxi” is not one of them. But on Thursday, Astronauts Catherine “Cady” Coleman and Daniel Burbank showed that science and artistic…

  • By Jenna O’Connor  Business In and With China Supervised by Education Professor Daniel (Dana) Rapp, eight students embarked on a journey well over 14 hours to China to visit the cities of Beijing, Xian, and Shanghai. Throughout the course of this trip, the students were exposed to the Forbidden City,...

    Travel Courses: Around the world in 7 days

    By Jenna O’Connor  Business In and With China Supervised by Education Professor Daniel (Dana) Rapp, eight students embarked on a journey well over 14 hours to China to visit the cities of Beijing, Xian, and Shanghai. Throughout the course of this trip, the students were exposed to the Forbidden City,…

  • By Jenna O’Connor   On Saturday night, the Student Activities Council (SAC) hosted a release party to announce the anticipated name of the band to perform on April 21: Reel Big Fish. “Reel Big Fish was one of the legions of Southern California ska-punk bands to edge into the mainstream...

    SAC announces “Reel Big Fish” for spring concert

    By Jenna O’Connor   On Saturday night, the Student Activities Council (SAC) hosted a release party to announce the anticipated name of the band to perform on April 21: Reel Big Fish. “Reel Big Fish was one of the legions of Southern California ska-punk bands to edge into the mainstream…

  • By Raanan Sarid-Segal “Pericles, Prince of Tyre” opens tonight at Mill City Productions in Heritage State Park, next to the Freight Yard Pub. “Pericles, Prince of Tyre” is one of William Shakespeare’s least discussed plays, and much of the conversation about the play itself centers on the question of whether...

    Yorick’s “Pericles” sails off to Mill City Productions this weekend

    By Raanan Sarid-Segal “Pericles, Prince of Tyre” opens tonight at Mill City Productions in Heritage State Park, next to the Freight Yard Pub. “Pericles, Prince of Tyre” is one of William Shakespeare’s least discussed plays, and much of the conversation about the play itself centers on the question of whether…

  • Review by Rachel Fitterman Dance Company brought wisdom and action to its annual spring performance at Mass MoCA on March 28 and 29. The show featured story-based dances, like Lily Urquhart’s “All the Angels and Saints,” a piece that depicted a royal family attacked by a rebel army. Dancers fought...

    Dance Co. exhibits sophisticated variety

    Review by Rachel Fitterman Dance Company brought wisdom and action to its annual spring performance at Mass MoCA on March 28 and 29. The show featured story-based dances, like Lily Urquhart’s “All the Angels and Saints,” a piece that depicted a royal family attacked by a rebel army. Dancers fought…

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