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Women’s Basketball tips off at Keene

Women’s Basketball tips off at Keene

With the preseason polls released, Women’s Basketball is selected to finish 7th in the MASCAC. Coming off a tough season, the team plans to outplay the preseason poll position. “The goals of this season are to keep a positive attitude no matter the outcomes, win MASCACs and just have fun day in and day out,” senior captain Danielle Scolpino said. […]

by · November 13, 2013 · Sports
Hiphop battle to benefit hunger

Hiphop battle to benefit hunger

Head over to The Parlor Café this Saturday night at 8 p.m. and check out “Hiphop 4 Canned Food,” a hiphop performance and rap battle between MCLA alumni Paradox (Stu Fransman) and local talent TeknickleFlow (Max Braun) as well as follow-up performances by the battle artists.  The event will be hosted by emcees Philosophical G (Phil Gauthier) and Fudg E. […]

by · November 13, 2013 · A&E, Slideshow
Volleyball team finishes up for the season

Volleyball team finishes up for the season

By Jesse Collings   The volleyball team ended its post-season bout after falling to Bridgewater State in the quarter-finals of the MASCAC tournament Wednesday Nov. 5. Bridgewater played extremely well at home, sweeping the Trailblazers in three straight sets to advance to the semi-finals. The Bears took the first set 25-13, and then followed it up with victories in the […]

by · November 13, 2013 · Sports
Pereira wins rookie of the year.

Dylan Pereira nabs rookie of the year

Freshmen Dylan Pereira of the Men’s Soccer team was awarded the MASCAC Rookie of the Year this season. He tallied 11 goals over the season and started in every conference game. He also shocked the team when he scored six goals in back-to-back games in the beginning of the season. Alongside the Rookie of the Year, fellow freshmen Edward Boateng […]

by · November 13, 2013 · Slideshow, Sports
Check it out! November 14th

Check it out! November 14th

Thursday, Nov. 14 World Diabetes Day of Awareness Amsler Campus Center 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 3-6 p.m.   Good Vibes Yoga Amsler Campus Center 8-9:45 p.m.   The Write Stuff Amsler Campus Center 3-5 p.m.   With Passion $$ Will Come Murdock Hall Room 218 7-8 p.m.   MCLA Presents! The Chronicles of Rose Branch Gallery 6 p.m. The second […]

by · November 13, 2013 · News
Hunger Banquet on Nov. 21

Hunger Banquet on Nov. 21

The Hunger Banquet will be held on Nov. 21 from 6-8 p.m. in Murdock 218. The purpose of this event is to educate attendees about global and national social inequalities, as well as solutions to these inequalities, through skits, interactive exercises, stories, and visual and theatrical performances. Students from the following classes will serve as peer educators: Susan Birns’s SOWK […]

by · November 13, 2013 · News
Skate Night

Skate Night

The intramural department is sponsoring free skating at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Skating Rink. Skate nights will be held on Tuesday nights, starting Saturday, Nov., 19 at 9 p.m. All students are eligible with their Student ID. A van will be available to all students who need transportation. Its services will be available from 9 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. and […]

by · November 13, 2013 · News
Elders Grove Photo Essay

Elders Grove Photo Essay

Elders Grove is located in Deerfield, Mass. and can be found in the Mohawk Trail State Forest.   Photos by Kayla Degnan

by · November 13, 2013 · Photos
Night of Scenes Photo Gallery

Night of Scenes Photo Gallery

Yorick, the College’s Shakespeare club, presented a Night of Scenes last weekend that focused on combat.   Photos by Emily Boughton

by · November 13, 2013 · Photos, Slideshow
New Prof. looks to organize math contest

New Prof. looks to organize math contest

With an infectious laugh, Mathematics Professor Duy Nguyen recounts the events which led him to MCLA. Nguyen said he has only been in the Berkshires for about two months, but he is enjoying the atmosphere and the campus. “It’s a little quiet here,” he chuckled. “That’s fine, I’m not one for the big city. So far, it’s great. People are […]

by · November 7, 2013 · News
NEASC accreditation visit concludes

NEASC accreditation visit concludes

By Gabriel Kogel   Yesterday was the final day of a four-day accreditation visit by peer-reviewers from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). At the final report-out session, Theodora Kalikow, chair of the peer-review team, delivered the results of her team’s evaluation. “We will be reporting to NEASC on the very favorable condition of this institution. That’s […]

by · November 7, 2013 · News, Slideshow
Dispatch from Disney: The importance of internships

Dispatch from Disney: The importance of internships

Candice Crow   As the close of the semester draws near and 2014 quickly approaches, many of my fellow graduating seniors and I are looking for future employment. There are so many different paths branching ahead that for some, it may seem as though the possibilities are endless. For others, it could be the polar opposite. This is why I […]

by · November 7, 2013 · A&E
Yorick engages in a night of action-packed combat scenes

Yorick engages in a night of action-packed combat scenes

Yorick, the College’s Shakespeare club, is presenting a Night of Scenes tomorrow and Saturday night that focus on combat. These action-packed snippets of classic Shakespeare plays include scenes from “Romeo and Juliet,” “Macbeth,” “Hamlet” and more. Both performances start at 8 p.m., with doors opening at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are free. All of the scenes included in this Shakespearean montage […]

by · November 7, 2013 · A&E, Slideshow
MCLA Presents! features social change through jazz

MCLA Presents! features social change through jazz

“50 Years After the Fire,” a performance by jazz trombonist Craig Harris and the Allegrettos will take place Sunday Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. in the Church Street Center Auditorium. A look at the social movements of the 1960s, the performance is a continuation of the Creating Equality series. Tickets for the event are free for students and $15 for […]

by · November 7, 2013 · A&E, Slideshow
“Rewilderment” bewilders viewers with macabre art

“Rewilderment” bewilders viewers with macabre art

By Raanan Sarid-Segal   “Rewilderment” is simultaneously disjointed and, somehow, coherent. The show, a combination of the individual and collaborative work of three artists, sticks to exploring its central motifs of nature and spiritualistic rituals from many different traditions. Signifiers of nature, and of humanity’s complex relationship with it, dominate the exhibit from the outset. The rather bold opening image, […]

by · November 7, 2013 · A&E, Opinion