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  • Faculty will address students during the upcoming Post Graduate Workshop and deliver presentations focused on options, programs, and tips to better equip graduating students. Christopher Himes, science, technology, engineering, & math (STEM) Program Manager, Ojae Michal Beale, consultant of the Susan B. Anthony Women’s Center, and Web Communications Manager Roberta...

    Graduation, find out what comes after

    Faculty will address students during the upcoming Post Graduate Workshop and deliver presentations focused on options, programs, and tips to better equip graduating students. Christopher Himes, science, technology, engineering, & math (STEM) Program Manager, Ojae Michal Beale, consultant of the Susan B. Anthony Women’s Center, and Web Communications Manager Roberta…

  • On Feb. 1 MCLA Police chief Joseph Charon announced via First Class that he had updated the Emergency Quick Guide on the College website based on recommendations published by the Department of Homeland Security. The update is part of ongoing efforts by Charon and the College’s critical incident response team...

    Public Safety updates emergency guidelines

    On Feb. 1 MCLA Police chief Joseph Charon announced via First Class that he had updated the Emergency Quick Guide on the College website based on recommendations published by the Department of Homeland Security. The update is part of ongoing efforts by Charon and the College’s critical incident response team…

  • Williamstown, Mass. – A modern twist on Verdi’s classic Rigoletto comes to the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute as part of its Met: Live in HD series on Saturday, February 16 at 12:55 pm. Tickets are $25 ($22 members; $18 students) and may be ordered online or by calling...

    The Met: Live in HD Returns to The Clark with Rigoletto

    Williamstown, Mass. – A modern twist on Verdi’s classic Rigoletto comes to the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute as part of its Met: Live in HD series on Saturday, February 16 at 12:55 pm. Tickets are $25 ($22 members; $18 students) and may be ordered online or by calling…

  • The Smiths have a bad reputation for falling into the hands of Zooey Deschanel wannabes and whiny hipster kids. Either that, or people just think Morrissey is an overdramatic, first generation emo kid with a large jaw and a really weird voice. Disregarding the haters, The Smiths are my favorite...

    The Smiths: a charming band, indeed

    The Smiths have a bad reputation for falling into the hands of Zooey Deschanel wannabes and whiny hipster kids. Either that, or people just think Morrissey is an overdramatic, first generation emo kid with a large jaw and a really weird voice. Disregarding the haters, The Smiths are my favorite…

  • Students gathered in Sullivan Lounge to showcase their original works and arrangements in what is now scheduled to be a monthly open mic night sponsored by Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP), Spires, and Inner Greek Council (IGC). While people filed through the door and looked for a place to...

    Clubs host open mic night

    Students gathered in Sullivan Lounge to showcase their original works and arrangements in what is now scheduled to be a monthly open mic night sponsored by Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP), Spires, and Inner Greek Council (IGC). While people filed through the door and looked for a place to…

  • The Women’s Basketball team lost their game 74-63 against the Framingham St. Rams, which was postponed due to winter storm Nemo until Sunday. The Trailblazers now fall deeper into an 11-game losing streak. They have not had a win yet in the MASCAC conference. They now have an overall record...

    Women’s Basketball still skidding

    The Women’s Basketball team lost their game 74-63 against the Framingham St. Rams, which was postponed due to winter storm Nemo until Sunday. The Trailblazers now fall deeper into an 11-game losing streak. They have not had a win yet in the MASCAC conference. They now have an overall record…

  • After a long, drawn out, lockout for the National Hockey League, the NHL and NHLPA are about to go back to the boardrooms to have discussions again, according to CBS Sports. I don’t know about all of you, but as a Hockey fan I hope that this doesn’t effect this...

    Hopefully not another lockout

    After a long, drawn out, lockout for the National Hockey League, the NHL and NHLPA are about to go back to the boardrooms to have discussions again, according to CBS Sports. I don’t know about all of you, but as a Hockey fan I hope that this doesn’t effect this…

  • Before the NBA season started, the Los Angeles Lakers couldn’t have been more feared. Now 17 weeks into the season, it seems any team in the NBA would want to play the Lakers in their regularly scheduled nationally televised games. As if having Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol, and Metta Worldpeace...

    Kobe, what happened?

    Before the NBA season started, the Los Angeles Lakers couldn’t have been more feared. Now 17 weeks into the season, it seems any team in the NBA would want to play the Lakers in their regularly scheduled nationally televised games. As if having Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol, and Metta Worldpeace…

  • Students and staff are joining together to compile teams to compete in intramural sports (IM) of all kinds. With IMs being one of the oldest programs on campus, it has expanded to include a wide range of activities. Adam Hildabrand, MCLA Intramural Director and Men’s Soccer Coach, oversees the program....

    Intramurals: Basketball tournaments and flag football to come in spring

    Students and staff are joining together to compile teams to compete in intramural sports (IM) of all kinds. With IMs being one of the oldest programs on campus, it has expanded to include a wide range of activities. Adam Hildabrand, MCLA Intramural Director and Men’s Soccer Coach, oversees the program….

  • After a tough loss to Westfield, the Trailblazers came back strong, beating Framingham St. 65-56 on Sunday. This brought the team to a tie with Westfield in MASCAC, which changed on Tuesday when the team fell to Fitchburg St. 65-57. Despite the losses and the tie with Westfield, junior and...

    Men’s Basketball second place in MASCAC

    After a tough loss to Westfield, the Trailblazers came back strong, beating Framingham St. 65-56 on Sunday. This brought the team to a tie with Westfield in MASCAC, which changed on Tuesday when the team fell to Fitchburg St. 65-57. Despite the losses and the tie with Westfield, junior and…

  • Ready for Valentines Day? Friday, Feb. 15 11:00 a.m. – 2 p.m. , 4:00 p.m. – 7 p.m. Valentines Day Gala Tabling The Marketplace 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Slam Poetry Club Valentines Coffee Shop Sullivan Lounge 11 p.m. – 2 a.m. Slam Poetry Club Valentines Party “Cupids Playground” Venable...

    Love is in the air: Photos and event listings

    Ready for Valentines Day? Friday, Feb. 15 11:00 a.m. – 2 p.m. , 4:00 p.m. – 7 p.m. Valentines Day Gala Tabling The Marketplace 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Slam Poetry Club Valentines Coffee Shop Sullivan Lounge 11 p.m. – 2 a.m. Slam Poetry Club Valentines Party “Cupids Playground” Venable…

  • Black Student Union (BSU) members and the College’s faculty alike met to discuss topics including post-racism, general activism, and the importance of educating children on the meaning of Black History Month. The gathering provided an opportunity for interested students to hear what faculty had to say about Black History Month....

    Faculty, students discuss Black History Month

    Black Student Union (BSU) members and the College’s faculty alike met to discuss topics including post-racism, general activism, and the importance of educating children on the meaning of Black History Month. The gathering provided an opportunity for interested students to hear what faculty had to say about Black History Month….

  • While there are many clubs and organizations on campus focused on physical activity or social topics, there is also a group focused on showcasing student artwork and writing in a creative, collaborative environment, This group is none other than Spires, the College’s student Literary and Arts magazine. “Spires is the...

    Spires: poets, artists, and lyric lovers unite

    While there are many clubs and organizations on campus focused on physical activity or social topics, there is also a group focused on showcasing student artwork and writing in a creative, collaborative environment, This group is none other than Spires, the College’s student Literary and Arts magazine. “Spires is the…

  • During a normal day, Tremblay sat back comfortably relaxed in grey sweats and an orange hat wearing a calm smile. According to Tremblay, this look keeps her open-minded and ready for what the future holds. This is the last semester of her college experience. Tremblay is completing a business major...

    Senior Lucy Tremblay progresses to new heights

    During a normal day, Tremblay sat back comfortably relaxed in grey sweats and an orange hat wearing a calm smile. According to Tremblay, this look keeps her open-minded and ready for what the future holds. This is the last semester of her college experience. Tremblay is completing a business major…

  • Physics Professor Emily Maher is in love with tiny, barely noticeable particles called neutrinos; the most introverted, anti-social of subatomic particles. They don’t play well with others in the world of particle physics. But Maher had high hopes for neutrinos and, in collaboration with other physicists, embarked on an experiment...

    Physics professor gets national recognition

    Physics Professor Emily Maher is in love with tiny, barely noticeable particles called neutrinos; the most introverted, anti-social of subatomic particles. They don’t play well with others in the world of particle physics. But Maher had high hopes for neutrinos and, in collaboration with other physicists, embarked on an experiment…

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