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  • Venable Theatre was packed Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday nights, while Harlequin took audience members on a journey, deep “Into the Woods.” “Into the Woods” is a musical by Stephen Sondheim that intertwines the plot of seven Brothers Grimm fairy tales. Directed by senior Jonathan Kinney, the play follows the story...

    Review: Wonder in the “Woods”

    Venable Theatre was packed Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday nights, while Harlequin took audience members on a journey, deep “Into the Woods.” “Into the Woods” is a musical by Stephen Sondheim that intertwines the plot of seven Brothers Grimm fairy tales. Directed by senior Jonathan Kinney, the play follows the story…

  • Senior Ainsley MacDonald sat relaxed wearing a positive smile while she studied for a class toward her degree in Biology. She is currently a captain and pitcher for the Women’s Softball team, and spoke intuitively about her memorable years playing for the Trailblazers. “I am so glad that I made...

    Senior Ainsley MacDonald: A leader on the horizon

    Senior Ainsley MacDonald sat relaxed wearing a positive smile while she studied for a class toward her degree in Biology. She is currently a captain and pitcher for the Women’s Softball team, and spoke intuitively about her memorable years playing for the Trailblazers. “I am so glad that I made…

  • MCLA will take a $125,000 cut from its operating budget during the present fiscal year, due to state spending cuts. According to Jim Stakenas, vice president of administration and finance, the college will remain largely unaffected. “We have a very good budget process,” Stakenas said. “We are particularly cognoscente about...

    College to take $125K budget cut

    MCLA will take a $125,000 cut from its operating budget during the present fiscal year, due to state spending cuts. According to Jim Stakenas, vice president of administration and finance, the college will remain largely unaffected. “We have a very good budget process,” Stakenas said. “We are particularly cognoscente about…

  • Elizabeth Mullen always loved stories. She once sought out a career in book publishing, and even looked into culinary schools to pursue pastry arts. Storytelling, however led the senior to major in Fine and Performing Arts and minor in English. “Theater was the most comprehensive way I could see learning...

    Elizabeth Mullen: story teller extraordinaire

    Elizabeth Mullen always loved stories. She once sought out a career in book publishing, and even looked into culinary schools to pursue pastry arts. Storytelling, however led the senior to major in Fine and Performing Arts and minor in English. “Theater was the most comprehensive way I could see learning…

  • The day after a disappointing rain cancellation, Men’s Baseball went to State University New York Institute of Technology (SUNYIT) only to come up short against the Wildcats in Sunday’s double-header. Game one was dominated by the Wildcats. Winning 8-3, they blew through the Trailblazers despite MCLA’s effort to more than...

    Baseball drops two losses to SUNYIT in double-header

    The day after a disappointing rain cancellation, Men’s Baseball went to State University New York Institute of Technology (SUNYIT) only to come up short against the Wildcats in Sunday’s double-header. Game one was dominated by the Wildcats. Winning 8-3, they blew through the Trailblazers despite MCLA’s effort to more than…

  • Cultures Collide (Photos)

  • Higher temperatures in the Hoosac River could be causing ecological issues, according to seniors Brian Ellithorpe and Ericka Oleson, after recently concluding a five-month independent research project with the Water Shed Association. They found that the concrete flood chutes in the river are the cause. “If it gets too warm...

    Students conclude Hoosic River research

    Higher temperatures in the Hoosac River could be causing ecological issues, according to seniors Brian Ellithorpe and Ericka Oleson, after recently concluding a five-month independent research project with the Water Shed Association. They found that the concrete flood chutes in the river are the cause. “If it gets too warm…

  • Taking time out of his busy schedule, junior Jesse McMillan lounges in an armchair in the Campus Center Marketplace to discuss his recent appointment to the presidential seat of Lambda Iota Tau (LIT), the English Literature Honors Society, and all the plans that he has for the organization. According to...

    Junior becomes president of Lambda Iota Tau Society

    Taking time out of his busy schedule, junior Jesse McMillan lounges in an armchair in the Campus Center Marketplace to discuss his recent appointment to the presidential seat of Lambda Iota Tau (LIT), the English Literature Honors Society, and all the plans that he has for the organization. According to…

  • Because of weather conditions Tuesday night, the lecture “Body as Evidence: Raced and Erased Subjects in Digital Media” featuring speaker professor Janell Hobson of SUNY Albany is rescheduled for Tuesday, March 26. Tuesday the campus was hit by a consistent snowstorm that lasted through the school-day. The lecture will still...

    Hobson lecture rescheduled

    Because of weather conditions Tuesday night, the lecture “Body as Evidence: Raced and Erased Subjects in Digital Media” featuring speaker professor Janell Hobson of SUNY Albany is rescheduled for Tuesday, March 26. Tuesday the campus was hit by a consistent snowstorm that lasted through the school-day. The lecture will still…

  • The Student Government Association (SGA) voted Monday night to increase the minimum required amount in its reserve budget from $50,000 to $100,000. According to SGA President Jason Brown, this reserve account provides a backup of money for unforeseen emergencies to supplement costs when revenues do not meet the needs of...

    SGA increases reserve budget

    The Student Government Association (SGA) voted Monday night to increase the minimum required amount in its reserve budget from $50,000 to $100,000. According to SGA President Jason Brown, this reserve account provides a backup of money for unforeseen emergencies to supplement costs when revenues do not meet the needs of…

  • An environmental reporter for BBC News led a discussion yesterday morning on a journalists’ major issue: finding stories. Mark Kinver is the College’s Hardman Journalist-in-residence, funded by the Hardman family. When he was 16 years old, Kinver started his career at BBC Radio, but he did not have the qualifications...

    BBC journalist and tree-enthusiast visits MCLA

    An environmental reporter for BBC News led a discussion yesterday morning on a journalists’ major issue: finding stories. Mark Kinver is the College’s Hardman Journalist-in-residence, funded by the Hardman family. When he was 16 years old, Kinver started his career at BBC Radio, but he did not have the qualifications…

  • Aimee Hudon sat with her legs crossed, swinging her light blue sneakers covered in green paint to the music playing in the campus center. Her grey eyes lit up as she discussed her love for science and art. She said that even though it’s hard to explain, it makes all...

    Aimee Hudon: a spirited scientist and performer

    Aimee Hudon sat with her legs crossed, swinging her light blue sneakers covered in green paint to the music playing in the campus center. Her grey eyes lit up as she discussed her love for science and art. She said that even though it’s hard to explain, it makes all…

  • Students at the College are planning an exhibit of work this April in the Becket Arts Center in Becket, MA. The exhibit will focus on the theme, “A Sense of Place”, and will feature student, staff, and faculty artwork, poetry and performances. The show will run from April 27 to...

    Students to curate art exhibit in April

    Students at the College are planning an exhibit of work this April in the Becket Arts Center in Becket, MA. The exhibit will focus on the theme, “A Sense of Place”, and will feature student, staff, and faculty artwork, poetry and performances. The show will run from April 27 to…

  • March brings the beginning of the Men’s Tennis team’s season. The men play their first of ten matches today at Rhode Island College at 3:30 p.m. “With the team only being two years old I was excited to help rebuild the team,” sophomore Taylor Krowitz said. “We’re in a new...

    Men’s Tennis prepares for matches in new conference

    March brings the beginning of the Men’s Tennis team’s season. The men play their first of ten matches today at Rhode Island College at 3:30 p.m. “With the team only being two years old I was excited to help rebuild the team,” sophomore Taylor Krowitz said. “We’re in a new…

  • The Men’s Baseball Team spent last week in Florida for spring training to prepare for the season. The weather was nice and sunny, but unfortunately the Trailblazers didn’t perform as they hoped. Out of the eight games they played they were only able to crank out one victory. “Losing seven...

    Trailblazers hope to come back after spring break losses

    The Men’s Baseball Team spent last week in Florida for spring training to prepare for the season. The weather was nice and sunny, but unfortunately the Trailblazers didn’t perform as they hoped. Out of the eight games they played they were only able to crank out one victory. “Losing seven…

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