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  • By Juanita Doss Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times Columnist Nicholas Kristof will be presenting his lecture on Half the Sky Thursday, October 16 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center gym. The Hardman Lecture Series will be hosting his free event, which is open to the MCLA...

    “Half the Sky” Author to be Hardman Series Speaker

    By Juanita Doss Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times Columnist Nicholas Kristof will be presenting his lecture on Half the Sky Thursday, October 16 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center gym. The Hardman Lecture Series will be hosting his free event, which is open to the MCLA…

  • By Idalis Foster This year, the Hardman Special Initiatives and Zachary Finch, assistant professor of English/communications, are set to debut the Creative Writers-In-Residence Series, a new lecture series of creative writers who will be speaking to the students and community about their experience in the field. The series will begin...

    Poet, author Murillo to Debut Writers’ Series

    By Idalis Foster This year, the Hardman Special Initiatives and Zachary Finch, assistant professor of English/communications, are set to debut the Creative Writers-In-Residence Series, a new lecture series of creative writers who will be speaking to the students and community about their experience in the field. The series will begin…

  • By Juanita Doss She has a love for students and their success. A love for the MCLA community and love for her job. After 40 years of dedication and hard work, Charlotte Degen, vice president of Student Affairs will retire on Oct. 10. “It’s such a privilege to work with people,”...

    VP Charlotte Degen Retiring After 40 Years

    By Juanita Doss She has a love for students and their success. A love for the MCLA community and love for her job. After 40 years of dedication and hard work, Charlotte Degen, vice president of Student Affairs will retire on Oct. 10. “It’s such a privilege to work with people,”…

  • By Tyler Bacon Salem State’s Kevin Gallo scored with under a minute left to lift the Vikings to a 2-1, come-from-behind win against the visiting Trailblazers on Saturday. Salem State earned their first win of the season with a record of 1-7 and 1-1 in MASCAC play. The loss drops...

    Men’s Soccer Drops Dramatic Heartbreaker at Salem State

    By Tyler Bacon Salem State’s Kevin Gallo scored with under a minute left to lift the Vikings to a 2-1, come-from-behind win against the visiting Trailblazers on Saturday. Salem State earned their first win of the season with a record of 1-7 and 1-1 in MASCAC play. The loss drops…

  • By Jesse Collings MCLA trumped Bay Path University on Monday, defeating the hosts, 3-1. With the victory, the Trailblazers improved to 8-5 on the season, and are 0-1 in MASCAC play. MCLA opened the game strong and was able to take the first set, 25-20. Bay Path rebounded with a...

    Volleyball Tries to Right Self in Conference Play

    By Jesse Collings MCLA trumped Bay Path University on Monday, defeating the hosts, 3-1. With the victory, the Trailblazers improved to 8-5 on the season, and are 0-1 in MASCAC play. MCLA opened the game strong and was able to take the first set, 25-20. Bay Path rebounded with a…

  • By Jesse Collings The tennis team dropped its fifth match of the season, falling to the Univeristy of St. Joseph on Monday in non-conference play, 5-3. The loss brought MCLA down to 5-5 on the season. St. Joseph took the advantage in doubles competition, winning two of the three matches....

    Women’s Tennis Finishes Week 1-1

    By Jesse Collings The tennis team dropped its fifth match of the season, falling to the Univeristy of St. Joseph on Monday in non-conference play, 5-3. The loss brought MCLA down to 5-5 on the season. St. Joseph took the advantage in doubles competition, winning two of the three matches….

  • By Jesse Collings When ESPN announced they were going to suspend Bill Simmons for his harsh criticism of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, they did so under the guise that Simmons was “daring” them to do it. Simmons, in an animated rant on his podcast, condemned the commissioner for his lack...

    Silence the Critic

    By Jesse Collings When ESPN announced they were going to suspend Bill Simmons for his harsh criticism of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, they did so under the guise that Simmons was “daring” them to do it. Simmons, in an animated rant on his podcast, condemned the commissioner for his lack…

  • By Jesse Collings The women’s soccer team let in a goal early and was unable to recover, losing at home to MASCAC rival Salem State on Saturday, 4-0. The win dropped the Trailblazers down to 2-6-1 on the season, and 0-2 in conference play. Salem State improved to 4-1-2 on...

    Women’s Soccer Falls to Salem State

    By Jesse Collings The women’s soccer team let in a goal early and was unable to recover, losing at home to MASCAC rival Salem State on Saturday, 4-0. The win dropped the Trailblazers down to 2-6-1 on the season, and 0-2 in conference play. Salem State improved to 4-1-2 on…

  • By Rachel Fitterman Jonathan Secor, arts management professor and director of the Berkshire Cultural Resources Center (BCRC), will be leaving the College in November. “I’ve been here ten years—longer than I’ve ever been anywhere,” Secor said. “I’ve done some great stuff with some great people, but I believe strongly in...

    Secor to Leave Berkshire Cultural Resource Center

    By Rachel Fitterman Jonathan Secor, arts management professor and director of the Berkshire Cultural Resources Center (BCRC), will be leaving the College in November. “I’ve been here ten years—longer than I’ve ever been anywhere,” Secor said. “I’ve done some great stuff with some great people, but I believe strongly in…

  • By Christopher Johnson It is very easy to pay attention solely to sex in Lars von Trier’s “Nymphomaniac,” but the exploration of the human condition through a novelistic narrative is almost more interesting. The story is narrated by Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg), who tells her life story through scenes and chapters...

    ‘Nymphomaniac’ Explores Human Sexuality

    By Christopher Johnson It is very easy to pay attention solely to sex in Lars von Trier’s “Nymphomaniac,” but the exploration of the human condition through a novelistic narrative is almost more interesting. The story is narrated by Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg), who tells her life story through scenes and chapters…

  • By Nicole L’Etoile The annual North Adams Fall Foliage Parade will take place on Sunday at 1 p.m.  The parade will start near Ocean State Job Lot on Route 8 and continue on to Main Street and Ashland Street. “The parade typically has the same participants each year, but it’s...

    Fall Foliage Parade to Celebrate Community

    By Nicole L’Etoile The annual North Adams Fall Foliage Parade will take place on Sunday at 1 p.m.  The parade will start near Ocean State Job Lot on Route 8 and continue on to Main Street and Ashland Street. “The parade typically has the same participants each year, but it’s…

  • Photos by Agnella Gross Yorick members (from left to right) Mallory Schettine, Sean Mahoney, Kate Rowell, Mitch Chapman, Julie Castagna, Kelli Furney, and Luke Thompson wait to receive stage directions.

    Yorick Begins Rehearsal for ‘A Winter’s Tale’

    Photos by Agnella Gross Yorick members (from left to right) Mallory Schettine, Sean Mahoney, Kate Rowell, Mitch Chapman, Julie Castagna, Kelli Furney, and Luke Thompson wait to receive stage directions.

  •   Photos By Osakpolo Igiede The annual ice cream social hosted by the President’s Office welcomed students back to campus and gave clubs the opportunity to make connections with new students.  

    Ice Cream Social

      Photos By Osakpolo Igiede The annual ice cream social hosted by the President’s Office welcomed students back to campus and gave clubs the opportunity to make connections with new students.  

  • Photo by Osakpolo Igiede Freshman Lauren Galloway converses with Constitutional Day speaker Martha Davis after “Brown at 60: The Promise, and Limits, of Law,” Wednesday, Sept. 17.

    Constitution Day

    Photo by Osakpolo Igiede Freshman Lauren Galloway converses with Constitutional Day speaker Martha Davis after “Brown at 60: The Promise, and Limits, of Law,” Wednesday, Sept. 17.

  • By Nick Arena Emma Watson, the newly appoint United Nations Women goodwill ambassador, gave a speech on Saturday for the up and coming He for She movement, and the mysoginists aren’t taking it lightly. Members of the website 4chan have vowed to release nude photographs of the actress and ambassador ...

    Don’t Back Down, Emma

    By Nick Arena Emma Watson, the newly appoint United Nations Women goodwill ambassador, gave a speech on Saturday for the up and coming He for She movement, and the mysoginists aren’t taking it lightly. Members of the website 4chan have vowed to release nude photographs of the actress and ambassador …

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