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‘Carrie’ remake is lackluster compared to original

‘Carrie’ remake is lackluster compared to original

By Raanan Sarid-Segal   ‘Carrie’ is a perfectly competent, albeit uninteresting horror movie, with all the problems that the genre carries with it. ‘Carrie,’ being a remake of Brian De Palma’s 1976 version, had the burden of distinguishing itself upon its shoulders, as well as proving to every fan of the original that the remake deserves to exist, and to […]

by · October 24, 2013 · A&E, Opinion
Krzanik is the new director of Health Services

Better health service is new director’s goal

Seasoned nurse Jackie Krzanik was named director of Health Services and has two main goals she says she’s tackling this semester: provide the best possible health service for students and hire more staff to make that possible. Following multiple staff changes at health services, Krzanik was asked to take over the position of director after being a nurse at the […]

by · October 24, 2013 · Front Page, News
Corwin captivates campus, community

Corwin captivates campus, community

By Gabriel Kogel   To say Jeff Corwin’s visit to the College as a Hardman Lecture Series featured speaker generated excitement would be an understatement. The Church Street Center was filled to capacity on Wednesday, Oct. 16. A number of disappointed attendees found their only option was to shuffle downstairs to the Center’s lower level and watch via a closed […]

by · October 24, 2013 · News, Slideshow
SGA swears in new senators

SGA swears in new senators

NEASC Director of Student Development Celia Norcross gave a PowerPoint presentation on the upcoming NEASC accreditation taking place Nov. 3 through. 6. Primarily, Norcross urged SGA, as well as the student body, to be aware of the process and the role they can play as students. She said the nine visitors will be interested to hear what students think about […]

by · October 24, 2013 · News, Slideshow
New management at Supreme

New management at Supreme

Supreme Pizza has new management under owner Alex Kostopoulos and a general manager who wishes to remain unnamed. The Kostopoulos family has owned the restaurant for three years. “My father is getting older now, so he needs to take his own time, but I am willing to take over the family business for the community and to support my family,” […]

by · October 24, 2013 · News
Music, mathematics, and sensibility

Music, mathematics, and sensibility

By Hannah Sterrs   After a 10-hour day of classes, Mike Vogt finally makes it back to his apartment to enjoy what is left of a beautiful day. Vogt, a senior math major, has a coffee in one hand and a black pen tucked behind his right ear. In the 30 minutes he’s been home, five different people have approached […]

by · October 24, 2013 · Features
Clubs to host folk concert

Clubs to host folk concert

Spires, Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP), the Outdoors Club, and Good Vibes Yoga are collaborating to bring noteworthy bands and student performances to their first fall concert event, Harvest Jams. The 8 p.m. show will take place in Sullivan Lounge this Saturday, with doors opening at 7 p.m. Admission is $2, and all of the proceeds will go directly […]

by · October 24, 2013 · A&E, Front Page
Internship program provides arts management opportunities

Internship program provides arts management opportunities

The Berkshire Hills Internship Program (B-HIP) gives students the opportunity to gain experience working in the field of arts management. B-HIP involves working with an upper-level arts class, and is available for both international students and students from the United States. Students attending B-HIP “are placed at full-time upper-level internships tailored to their interests and skill sets,” according to the […]

by · October 24, 2013 · A&E
Dispatch from Disney

Dispatch from Disney

By Candice Crow   Earlier this week marked my two months at Disney. I sat there on the bus to work thinking how time is flying by. It feels like only yesterday I was sitting at my MCLA dorm room filling out my application, and now I’m here in the sunshine state working at the happiest place on earth. One […]

by · October 24, 2013 · A&E
Theater major prepares for future career in the arts

Theater major prepares for future career in the arts

By Hannah Sterrs   After skipping an important swim meet to audition for a school musical, Erik Dabrowski has been sold on theater ever since. The senior theatre major hails from Chicopee, Mass., a place he describes as “a city where the arts are close to non-existent.” In high school, he participated in organized sports, like swimming and baseball, but […]

by · October 24, 2013 · A&E, Features
‘Spring Awakening’ gracefully delivered controversy

‘Spring Awakening’ gracefully delivered controversy

The cast and crew of ‘Spring Awakening’ delivered a memorable show. However, the plot seems rushed, which at times takes away from the show’s emotional impact. Based on the controversial German play written in 1891, ‘Spring Awakening’ is a rock musical about teenagers discovering the pains and joys of sexuality in 19th century Germany. The play touches upon issues such […]

by · October 23, 2013 · A&E, Opinion, Slideshow
Cross Country runs near home this Saturday

Cross Country runs near home this Saturday

The men’s and women’s cross country teams ran on Saturday in the Green Mountain Invitational.  Trailblazer Anthony Cancilla finished first for the men, crossing the line in 10 place overall, and Martha Pratt leading the women, finishing in 19 overall. SUNY Cobleskill took home the team championship for the men’s race and St. Michaels won in the women’s race. Cancilla […]

by · October 23, 2013 · Sports
Trailblazers fall at Senior day

Trailblazers fall at Senior day

The women’s soccer team hosted Westfield State Saturday Oct. 19 on senior day, losing 3-0 and dropping to 1-4 in MASCAC play. “We were matched up pretty evenly, but unfortunately the ball didn’t fall in our court that day,” senior Brianna Dandurant said after the loss. In the 22 minute of the game, Westfield came away with the first goal. […]

by · October 23, 2013 · Sports
Men’s soccer shuts out Westfield

Men’s soccer shuts out Westfield

Men’s Soccer had a productive second half, scoring four times to mount a convincing 4-0 win over Westfield State.  The Trailblazers are now 4-7-1 overall and hooked their first conference win to move to 1-3-1 in the MASCAC. After a scoreless first half, Westfield had chance to get on the board in the 53rd minute, earning a penalty kick following […]

by · October 23, 2013 · Front Page, Sports
MCLA chooses the mountain lion as its official mascot.

Midnight Madness tonight

The Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams are hosting their annual Midnight Madness event in the Campus Center Gym tonight at 10:30 p.m. Before the season’s first tip off on November 15th at the Wesleyan Tournament, the Trailblazers will be entertaining their fans with a late night of contests and fun. As part of the event, there will be a “Battle […]

by · October 23, 2013 · Sports