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  • Senior Ryan Shewchuk’s personality is something that shines both on and off the soccer field; he plays the game from the heart. At the age of three, Shewchuk developed a love for soccer. He also played basketball, baseball and hockey, but it was soccer that rose above everything else. “I...

    Senior Profile: Ryan Shewchuk

    Senior Ryan Shewchuk’s personality is something that shines both on and off the soccer field; he plays the game from the heart. At the age of three, Shewchuk developed a love for soccer. He also played basketball, baseball and hockey, but it was soccer that rose above everything else. “I…

  • I can’t keep my head in sports today. Tuesday night was a bigger night for America than many people have yet to realize. Of course the tooth-and-nail bout between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney was the main event. And it was blood, coming down to districts in Ohio and...

    The only fight worth watching

    I can’t keep my head in sports today. Tuesday night was a bigger night for America than many people have yet to realize. Of course the tooth-and-nail bout between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney was the main event. And it was blood, coming down to districts in Ohio and…

  • by Kayla Degnan   Jamie Morrison is a man with two passions, basketball and the Native American culture. This semester he was given the opportunity to fulfill both all while making an impact on the lives of those who work with him. Morrison, coach of the Men’s Basketball team, has...

    Morrison: coaching and culture

    by Kayla Degnan   Jamie Morrison is a man with two passions, basketball and the Native American culture. This semester he was given the opportunity to fulfill both all while making an impact on the lives of those who work with him. Morrison, coach of the Men’s Basketball team, has…

  • The 2012 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Cross-country championships were held on Saturday, Nov. 3, at Mount Greylock Regional High School in Williamstown, Mass. Both the men’s and women’s teams competed in the event. In front of a large crowd bundled up against a blustery and cold morning,...

    Cross-country competes in ECAC championships

    The 2012 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III Cross-country championships were held on Saturday, Nov. 3, at Mount Greylock Regional High School in Williamstown, Mass. Both the men’s and women’s teams competed in the event. In front of a large crowd bundled up against a blustery and cold morning,…

  • On Monday, MASCAC conference officials announced the conference honors for the fall season, as teams across the state wrapped up conference tournaments and prepared for the NCAA III tournaments. Seven Trailblazers made the all-conference squads for their hard work this season. In volleyball, Framingham State’s Andressa Fernandes was named player...

    Seven Trailblazers earn MASCAC honors

    On Monday, MASCAC conference officials announced the conference honors for the fall season, as teams across the state wrapped up conference tournaments and prepared for the NCAA III tournaments. Seven Trailblazers made the all-conference squads for their hard work this season. In volleyball, Framingham State’s Andressa Fernandes was named player…

  • The sixth-seeded Women’s Soccer team lost in the quarter finals of the MASAC playoff to third-seed Bridgewater State (8-8-2) last week in a 4-0 loss. The two teams were meeting in the conference tournament for the second time in the past three years. The Trailblazers end the season with a...

    Third seed Bridgewater State overwhelm Trailblazers, 4-0

    The sixth-seeded Women’s Soccer team lost in the quarter finals of the MASAC playoff to third-seed Bridgewater State (8-8-2) last week in a 4-0 loss. The two teams were meeting in the conference tournament for the second time in the past three years. The Trailblazers end the season with a…

  • by Kelsey Marini   The nation voted and the results are in. President Barack Obama will to serve his second term  in office. At the beginning of election night, Mitt Romney stayed steadily ahead of his opponent.  It was obvious that Romney was winning the popular vote; both candidates were...

    Faculty and staff weigh in after Obama’s win

    by Kelsey Marini   The nation voted and the results are in. President Barack Obama will to serve his second term  in office. At the beginning of election night, Mitt Romney stayed steadily ahead of his opponent.  It was obvious that Romney was winning the popular vote; both candidates were…

  • I would like to express my disappointment regarding the article, “Question 2: Death With Dignity,” especially the section regarding arguments against Question 2. By interviewing the same professors for both sides of the argument, perception is skewed and the arguments against the question seem weaker than those in favor of...

    LTTE: Coverage of ballot Question 2 unbalanced

    I would like to express my disappointment regarding the article, “Question 2: Death With Dignity,” especially the section regarding arguments against Question 2. By interviewing the same professors for both sides of the argument, perception is skewed and the arguments against the question seem weaker than those in favor of…

  • Howard Carter is a full time MCLA student who recently retired from the U.S. Navy. This is a  speech he wrote and is giving in Williamstown for Veteran’s Day. Driving through Williamstown these last few months since my return from service in the South I have become re-acquainted with the...

    Navy veteran to deliver speech in Williamstown

    Howard Carter is a full time MCLA student who recently retired from the U.S. Navy. This is a  speech he wrote and is giving in Williamstown for Veteran’s Day. Driving through Williamstown these last few months since my return from service in the South I have become re-acquainted with the…

  • Life imitated art at Williams College’s Contemporary Dance Ensemble’s (CoDa) sold-out performance of “Lewitticisms” at Mass MoCA on Thursday, Nov. 1.

    Willams Dance Ensemble at MoCA

    Life imitated art at Williams College’s Contemporary Dance Ensemble’s (CoDa) sold-out performance of “Lewitticisms” at Mass MoCA on Thursday, Nov. 1.

  • Photos by Jess Gamari Josh Simpson is an internationally-renowned glass artist.  His work is currently on display at MCLA’s Gallery 51.  For descriptions and information on more art exhibits in North Adams.

    Blue Marble: The Universe of Josh Simpson

    Photos by Jess Gamari Josh Simpson is an internationally-renowned glass artist.  His work is currently on display at MCLA’s Gallery 51.  For descriptions and information on more art exhibits in North Adams.

  • Midnight Madness

  • Jason Brown, Student Government Association (SGA) President, announced the College will be offering a new leadership minor in order to provide students with the necessary skills to become leaders inside and outside of the classroom. While the College is already offering a 100-level class: Introduction to Leadership, and a capstone...

    College to offer Leadership minor

    Jason Brown, Student Government Association (SGA) President, announced the College will be offering a new leadership minor in order to provide students with the necessary skills to become leaders inside and outside of the classroom. While the College is already offering a 100-level class: Introduction to Leadership, and a capstone…

  • While Hurricane Sandy caused substantial flooding in some states and left millions along the east coast without power earlier this week, the College escaped with minimal damage. “With only the remnants of Hurricane Sandy left in our region today, we can report that the MCLA campus weathered the storm with...

    Sandy spares campus

    While Hurricane Sandy caused substantial flooding in some states and left millions along the east coast without power earlier this week, the College escaped with minimal damage. “With only the remnants of Hurricane Sandy left in our region today, we can report that the MCLA campus weathered the storm with…

  • The College is currently reviewing its previous financial projections for zipcars for the campus community, according to members of the Student Government Association (SGA). The College began looking into zipcars again when SGA Senate Chair Brendan Peltier expressed interest in the program to Dean of Students Charlotte Degan. “So far,...

    College considers car-sharing

    The College is currently reviewing its previous financial projections for zipcars for the campus community, according to members of the Student Government Association (SGA). The College began looking into zipcars again when SGA Senate Chair Brendan Peltier expressed interest in the program to Dean of Students Charlotte Degan. “So far,…

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