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  • A tale of magic and power will be performed at Church Street Center with Yorick’s production of “The Tempest,” directed by senior Tyler Prendergast on April 11 and 12 at 8 p.m., and April 13 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. The Shakespeare classic begins with a shipwreck brought on...

    Yorick to perform “The Tempest”

    A tale of magic and power will be performed at Church Street Center with Yorick’s production of “The Tempest,” directed by senior Tyler Prendergast on April 11 and 12 at 8 p.m., and April 13 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. The Shakespeare classic begins with a shipwreck brought on…

  • Baseball had a rough Saturday at Worcester State against the Lancers. They lost both games in the double-header, 6-1, then 4-0. The Trailblazers also fell to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 17-3 on Tuesday. These three games bring the Trailblazers over all record to 2-14, a weak position for mid-season. Their conference...

    Trailblazers lose games to Lancers

    Baseball had a rough Saturday at Worcester State against the Lancers. They lost both games in the double-header, 6-1, then 4-0. The Trailblazers also fell to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 17-3 on Tuesday. These three games bring the Trailblazers over all record to 2-14, a weak position for mid-season. Their conference…

  • The Men’s Tennis team fell to the Green Mountian Eagles at home last Thursday. The Trailblazers are now 0-4 for season play, and 0-2 in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) play. “For a tennis team, good chemistry is crucial—especially for doubles partners,” sophomore Taylor Krowitz said. “Playing doubles requires you to...

    Men’s Tennis falls to Green Mountain

    The Men’s Tennis team fell to the Green Mountian Eagles at home last Thursday. The Trailblazers are now 0-4 for season play, and 0-2 in North Atlantic Conference (NAC) play. “For a tennis team, good chemistry is crucial—especially for doubles partners,” sophomore Taylor Krowitz said. “Playing doubles requires you to…

  • by Glen Lawson   The MCLA Rugby Club opened its spring season with a convincing 34-22 victory over Southern Vermont College in Bennington on Sunday. The Rugby Club began the season with numerous questions. The loss of several starters from the fall, the addition of four new starters  (Ben Alibozek,...

    Rugby Club opens with win

    by Glen Lawson   The MCLA Rugby Club opened its spring season with a convincing 34-22 victory over Southern Vermont College in Bennington on Sunday. The Rugby Club began the season with numerous questions. The loss of several starters from the fall, the addition of four new starters  (Ben Alibozek,…

  • Philosophy Professor Gerol Petruzella recently presented his game-driven introductory philosophy course, “Dungeons and Discourse,” at the South by Southwest trade show in Austin, Tx. The show encompassed technology, media, and education. Petruzella sat on a panel discussing combining gaming and education where he explained his game driven curriculum. Petruzella said...

    Professor uses online game to teach philosophy

    Philosophy Professor Gerol Petruzella recently presented his game-driven introductory philosophy course, “Dungeons and Discourse,” at the South by Southwest trade show in Austin, Tx. The show encompassed technology, media, and education. Petruzella sat on a panel discussing combining gaming and education where he explained his game driven curriculum. Petruzella said…

  • Joshua Lapierre, a junior fine and performing arts major with a concentration in theater, has been acting since he can remember. One of his first moments on the stage was playing a piece of seaweed in his town’s community theater production of “The Little Mermaid.” “The director thought I had...

    Theatre student recieves professional acting opportunity

    Joshua Lapierre, a junior fine and performing arts major with a concentration in theater, has been acting since he can remember. One of his first moments on the stage was playing a piece of seaweed in his town’s community theater production of “The Little Mermaid.” “The director thought I had…

  • On Saturday Softball battled in a conference play doubleheader against the Worcester State Lancers. They won the first game with a shutout but then were defeated in the second. The trailblazers now have a conference play record of 2-2 and an overall of 8-12. During the opening match the Trailblazers...

    Quackenbush chosen as MASCAC pitcher of the week

    On Saturday Softball battled in a conference play doubleheader against the Worcester State Lancers. They won the first game with a shutout but then were defeated in the second. The trailblazers now have a conference play record of 2-2 and an overall of 8-12. During the opening match the Trailblazers…

  • On Monday the softball team traveled to Bay Path, Mass. to battle in a double-header against the Wildcats, taking home the win from both matches. The games were originally scheduled to play at home, but the condition of Zavattaro Athletic Complex was unsuitable due to the weather. Rayelle Pierson pitched...

    Softball on three game winning streak

    On Monday the softball team traveled to Bay Path, Mass. to battle in a double-header against the Wildcats, taking home the win from both matches. The games were originally scheduled to play at home, but the condition of Zavattaro Athletic Complex was unsuitable due to the weather. Rayelle Pierson pitched…

  • The baseball team hosted a home double-header against the Fitchburg State Falcons at McLaughlin Field in Leominster on Saturday. The Trailblazers lost game one 2-1, but earned a win in game two, 4-3. This win is the second of the season for the Trailblazers, putting them at a 2-10 record....

    Baseball comes home with win

    The baseball team hosted a home double-header against the Fitchburg State Falcons at McLaughlin Field in Leominster on Saturday. The Trailblazers lost game one 2-1, but earned a win in game two, 4-3. This win is the second of the season for the Trailblazers, putting them at a 2-10 record….

  • Louisville’s Sophomore and Guard, Kevin Ware, experienced probably one of the worst injuries in sports history during the Midwest Regional Final against Duke on Sunday. In an attempt to contest a 3-point shot by Duke’s Tyler Thorton, Ware jumped up and landed on his leg bending it in half causing...

    Kevin Ware’s brutal injury

    Louisville’s Sophomore and Guard, Kevin Ware, experienced probably one of the worst injuries in sports history during the Midwest Regional Final against Duke on Sunday. In an attempt to contest a 3-point shot by Duke’s Tyler Thorton, Ware jumped up and landed on his leg bending it in half causing…

  • This past weekend I went to Upstate Concert Hall in Clifton Park, NY. to see In This Moment, my favorite metal band, for the third time. Owl, a local band, was first onstage. They attempted a sort of bizarre blend of Drop Kick Murphys with a screamo/emo/alternative rock sound. I...

    In This Moment rocks Upstate Concert Hall

    This past weekend I went to Upstate Concert Hall in Clifton Park, NY. to see In This Moment, my favorite metal band, for the third time. Owl, a local band, was first onstage. They attempted a sort of bizarre blend of Drop Kick Murphys with a screamo/emo/alternative rock sound. I…

  • by Lauren Feeney   If you haven’t heard of the Allegrettos, then you’ve probably been living under a rock. Composed of a gospel choir and a capella group, the ‘Grettos have raked up the press recently, from their first place win at Lenox’s Caroling Festival to their advancement in ICCA,...

    Striking a chord at MIT

    by Lauren Feeney   If you haven’t heard of the Allegrettos, then you’ve probably been living under a rock. Composed of a gospel choir and a capella group, the ‘Grettos have raked up the press recently, from their first place win at Lenox’s Caroling Festival to their advancement in ICCA,…

  • The discussion of Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act by the United States Supreme Court has brought the legality of same-sex marriage back to question. However, let’s forget for a second that preventing someone access to marriage benefits due to their sexual orientation is outright discrimination and look...

    Same-sex marriage: Why are we still talking about this?

    The discussion of Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act by the United States Supreme Court has brought the legality of same-sex marriage back to question. However, let’s forget for a second that preventing someone access to marriage benefits due to their sexual orientation is outright discrimination and look…

  • by Kacie Clark   In the wake of the tragedies of the past year’s mass shootings, the nation has looked for answers as to how and why these atrocities were committed. Aside from the second amendment debate, there has been another target for policy makers and citizens to blame for...

    Video games, violence, and children

    by Kacie Clark   In the wake of the tragedies of the past year’s mass shootings, the nation has looked for answers as to how and why these atrocities were committed. Aside from the second amendment debate, there has been another target for policy makers and citizens to blame for…

  • MCLA will be participating in the second annual celebration of NCAA Division III week from April 8-14. This week is a chance for student athletes to be recognized more than usual and to promote Division III athletics at the school. The week includes National Student Athlete Day tomorrow, tabling every...

    College to hold NCAA Division III celebration

    MCLA will be participating in the second annual celebration of NCAA Division III week from April 8-14. This week is a chance for student athletes to be recognized more than usual and to promote Division III athletics at the school. The week includes National Student Athlete Day tomorrow, tabling every…

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