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  • As the Hoosac Wind Project reaches completion, controversy arises over the true value of green energy. It is clear that human impact is the driving force of climate change, and that the Earth in general is getting warmer. Two years ago, when a study came out proving the Earth was,...

    Green Energy is Good Energy!

    As the Hoosac Wind Project reaches completion, controversy arises over the true value of green energy. It is clear that human impact is the driving force of climate change, and that the Earth in general is getting warmer. Two years ago, when a study came out proving the Earth was,…

  • “I’m going to hold my breath until I die.”   The house lights go out. On the movie screen, a young boy runs across a yard. The lights go back up, and Tim Crouch, co-director of “My Arm” with Karl James, stands center stage staring at the audience with his hands...

    ‘My Arm’ hits audience hard

    “I’m going to hold my breath until I die.”   The house lights go out. On the movie screen, a young boy runs across a yard. The lights go back up, and Tim Crouch, co-director of “My Arm” with Karl James, stands center stage staring at the audience with his hands…

  • by Lauren Coffey   Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) has hundreds of chapters in colleges across the country. The MCLA chapter was founded by Mike Vogt, a junior, in 2010, and gained national affiliation with the grassroots organization during the fall semester of 2011. Since then, the group has...

    Group seeks drug education reform

    by Lauren Coffey   Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) has hundreds of chapters in colleges across the country. The MCLA chapter was founded by Mike Vogt, a junior, in 2010, and gained national affiliation with the grassroots organization during the fall semester of 2011. Since then, the group has…

  • Photo Essay: All Decked Out

  • It’s that time of year again. MCLA’s Dance Company’s fall semester performance will take to Venable Theatre’s stage Dec. 8, 9 and 10 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $2 for everyone. Dance Company shows have a tendency to sell out very quickly, so it is highly recommended to reserve tickets...

    Dance Company builds anticipation before performance

    It’s that time of year again. MCLA’s Dance Company’s fall semester performance will take to Venable Theatre’s stage Dec. 8, 9 and 10 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $2 for everyone. Dance Company shows have a tendency to sell out very quickly, so it is highly recommended to reserve tickets…

  • Students overwhelmingly voted “yes” on the Student Government Association’s (SGA) referendum concerning student involvement in the College’s governance process. A total of 211 students voted Tuesday and Wednesday, with 205 (98%) voting “yes,” 5 (2%) voting “no,” and one recording an invalid ballot. “I’m very thankful to everyone who participated...

    BREAKING NEWS: Students vote to remain involved in College governance

    Students overwhelmingly voted “yes” on the Student Government Association’s (SGA) referendum concerning student involvement in the College’s governance process. A total of 211 students voted Tuesday and Wednesday, with 205 (98%) voting “yes,” 5 (2%) voting “no,” and one recording an invalid ballot. “I’m very thankful to everyone who participated…

  • Ten residents of Berkshire Towers (BT) recently concluded their participation in Residence Director Heather Quire’s interactive residential leadership program: Berkshire Towers Leadership, Ethics, Accountability, and Development of emerging students, or BT LEADERS. The program included weekly seminars hosted by Quire on topics in leadership and student projects that incorporated making...

    Students complete leadership program

    Ten residents of Berkshire Towers (BT) recently concluded their participation in Residence Director Heather Quire’s interactive residential leadership program: Berkshire Towers Leadership, Ethics, Accountability, and Development of emerging students, or BT LEADERS. The program included weekly seminars hosted by Quire on topics in leadership and student projects that incorporated making…

  • Paul Nnodim, chair of the Philosophy, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Modern languages departments, co-wrote a book on corporate social responsibilities (CSR) titled: Corporate Social Responsibility, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation. The book was published on Nov. 20. by the Routledge Taylor and Francis Group. “I hope to offer a course on corporate social...

    Professor explores corporate responsibility

    Paul Nnodim, chair of the Philosophy, Interdisciplinary Studies, and Modern languages departments, co-wrote a book on corporate social responsibilities (CSR) titled: Corporate Social Responsibility, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation. The book was published on Nov. 20. by the Routledge Taylor and Francis Group. “I hope to offer a course on corporate social…

  • The College will host another installment of the Elizabeth and Lawrence Vadnais Environmental Issues Lecture series on Dec. 4. Stephen Cowell, founder and CEO of the Conservation Services Group (CSG), will present the lecture in Murdock 218 at 7 p.m. It will revolve around two main themes, he said. “[First...

    Environmentalist to address College on Tuesday

    The College will host another installment of the Elizabeth and Lawrence Vadnais Environmental Issues Lecture series on Dec. 4. Stephen Cowell, founder and CEO of the Conservation Services Group (CSG), will present the lecture in Murdock 218 at 7 p.m. It will revolve around two main themes, he said. “[First…

  • The Student Government Association (SGA) voted unanimously Monday night to endorse a “yes” vote on a referendum to gauge whether students want to remain a part of the decision-making process at the College. “I’m very pleased that [the senate] approved this referendum in a timely manner,” said SGA President Jason...

    SGA: Vote yes on referendum

    The Student Government Association (SGA) voted unanimously Monday night to endorse a “yes” vote on a referendum to gauge whether students want to remain a part of the decision-making process at the College. “I’m very pleased that [the senate] approved this referendum in a timely manner,” said SGA President Jason…

  • The last Brown Bag Lecture of the semester featured Professor Joseph Ebiware with “News Literacy and the First Amendment.” His lecture explained how the News Literacy course was introduced to the College. Ebiware also shared information on how to define news, and how to determine the credibility of a story....

    Ebiware wraps up Brown Bag series

    The last Brown Bag Lecture of the semester featured Professor Joseph Ebiware with “News Literacy and the First Amendment.” His lecture explained how the News Literacy course was introduced to the College. Ebiware also shared information on how to define news, and how to determine the credibility of a story….

  • by Maci Estrella   The Women’s Basketball team is going through a transitional period. Captain Lucy Tremblay is replacing former captain Jen Wehner, a senior, and began her final season with the team this year. “When Jen left we lost a prominent player,” Tremblay said. “She was a good leader...

    Women’s basketball attains new captain

    by Maci Estrella   The Women’s Basketball team is going through a transitional period. Captain Lucy Tremblay is replacing former captain Jen Wehner, a senior, and began her final season with the team this year. “When Jen left we lost a prominent player,” Tremblay said. “She was a good leader…

  • This week the NFL saw commissioner Roger Goodell do something he has very seldom done during his six-year tenure as head of the biggest cash cow league in the world, relent. Throughout his time as head of the NFL, Goodell has been proactive to change the game to make it...

    The iron fist of Roger Goodell loosens its grip

    This week the NFL saw commissioner Roger Goodell do something he has very seldom done during his six-year tenure as head of the biggest cash cow league in the world, relent. Throughout his time as head of the NFL, Goodell has been proactive to change the game to make it…

  • The Men’s Basketball team goes into their 2012 season with three seniors, seven juniors, three sophomores, and three freshmen. The three freshmen are all guards, each looking to benefit the team in the coming years. On Tuesday, the team was in action hosting the Wesleyan University Cardinals. The Trail blazers...

    Mens team adds three freshmen

    The Men’s Basketball team goes into their 2012 season with three seniors, seven juniors, three sophomores, and three freshmen. The three freshmen are all guards, each looking to benefit the team in the coming years. On Tuesday, the team was in action hosting the Wesleyan University Cardinals. The Trail blazers…

  • For years, colleges everywhere have desired to have a bigger fan base. For a small school like MCLA, it can be a hard task to get people’s attention to the sports teams. The Athletic Department is planning to solve this problem with President Mary Grant’s idea, the “Trailblazers Varsity Club.”...

    Trailblazer Varsity Club: answer to growing fanbase

    For years, colleges everywhere have desired to have a bigger fan base. For a small school like MCLA, it can be a hard task to get people’s attention to the sports teams. The Athletic Department is planning to solve this problem with President Mary Grant’s idea, the “Trailblazers Varsity Club.”…

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