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Campus Comment: MCLA Shuttle Service

Campus Comment: MCLA Shuttle Service

by · October 9, 2013 · Opinion
Nicholas Arena, Managing Editor.

Year 2047, the new 2012

According to a report by the New York Times, climate change may be taking a pretty nasty turn in roughly 30 to 40 years. “Scientists from the University of Hawaii at Manoa calculated that by 2047, plus or minus five years, the average temperatures in each year will be hotter across most parts of the planet than they had been […]

by · October 9, 2013 · Opinion

National retail federation virtual career fair

The National Retail Federation announced it will host its first-ever Virtual Career Fair, designed to connect students and young professionals seeking entry-level careers and internships with leading retailers. Recruiters from companies such as Dick’s Sporting Goods, Five Below, HSN, H-E-B, and Radioshack will participate in the virtual event, offering one-on-one interviews for the registered students and professionals who would like […]

by · October 9, 2013 · News
Center Celebration

Center Celebration

The ribbon cutting of the Center for Science and Innovation is tomorrow at 1 p.m. Many important people from the community and campus will be at the ceremony, including President Mary Grant. “I am thrilled to have a day of significance, to bring the campus and community together for a time of celebration as we are officially opening up to […]

by · October 9, 2013 · Front Page, News
Campus Opinion: Favorite Place Around Town

Campus Opinion: Favorite Place Around Town

by · October 2, 2013 · Opinion
Nicholas Arena, Managing Editor.

Shutdown!

With the debate continuing about whether or not The Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, should be funded, the GOP has forced the government into a shutdown. Blame is being tossed back and forth between the president and the GOP, meanwhile the question remains: how exactly does this affect us? According to an article released by Mother Jones titled ’48 Ways […]

by · October 2, 2013 · Opinion
“Word Becomes Flesh”

“Word Becomes Flesh”

On Saturday, Oct. 5, MCLA Presents! will bring to North Adams the work of Award-winning director/choreographer Marc Bamuthi Joseph in “Word Becomes Flesh.” Co-presented with Williams College, “Word Becomes Flesh” begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Church Street Center auditorium. The show will be preceded with a discussion at 6 p.m. entitled “Trayvon, Race and Being a Black Man in […]

by · October 2, 2013 · News
Hopscotch challenge

Hopscotch challenge

The World Record Breaking Club (WRBC) plan to draw, then hop, their way into the Guinness World Record books, as they attempt the world’s longest hopscotch this Saturday, Oct. 5. The public is invited to participate in this event, which will begin at 9 a.m. at the Harriman and West Airport on Route 2. According to Nicholas Hernigle ’16, president […]

by · October 2, 2013 · News
Sam Gomez 5K Classic sign-ups available

Sam Gomez 5K Classic sign-ups available

SGA will hold its 36th annual Sam Gomez Classic road race on Sunday, Oct. 20, beginning at 11:30 a.m. The USA Track and Field certified race, named for the late Dr. Samuel Gomez, former Philosophy professor and cross-country coach at MCLA, is open to everyone. Proceeds from the race will benefit the Windsor Lake Park Project. The Classic will include […]

by · October 2, 2013 · News
Blazer Wrap-Up

Blazer Wrap-Up

Men’s Golf Last Thursday the Trailblazers placed 5th in the Westfield Invitational at Tekoa Country Club. Freshman Cam Boraski shot best for the Trailblazers at 79.  Teammate Taylor Dunn was right behind with an 80. With freshman Patrick O’Neil alongside three other Owls shooting in the 70s, the Westfield White Team shot a total of 303. RIC, which also had […]

by · October 2, 2013 · Sports
Sophomore Sarah Murphy warms up before her matches (photo by Jack Guerino).

Women’s tennis struggles

By Jesse Collings   Women’s tennis had a tough week, losing all three of their games. The girls opened the week with a loss at home to The University of St. Joseph last Wednesday, 9-0. They then went on a weekend road swing, where they lost in Maine to Thomas College on Saturday, 8-1, and finished up the week with […]

by · October 2, 2013 · Sports
Chris Oxholm, Staff Writer.

It’s good to be from Boston

Aside from losing the Stanley Cup, trading what seems like the entire starting line-up of the Celtics, the marathon tragedy, and watching the Patriots roster slowly dwindle away, it’s good to be from Boston. The Red Sox, debatably the best team in Major League Baseball this year, has impressed its own city along with the rest of the league. Having […]

by · October 2, 2013 · Opinion, Sports
Women’s soccer loses to Salem

Women’s soccer loses to Salem

Alternating wins and losses the last four games, the Women’s Soccer team came up short this past Saturday against conference rivals Salem State, 2-1. Salem State, coming off a four game win streak, controlled the tempo of the game. Senior Jen Ferrari scored the only goal for the trailblazers in the 29th minute.  Freshman Kayla Lingel sent a corner kick […]

by · October 2, 2013 · Sports
A&E Editor Shannen Adamites.

‘Welcome to Nightvale’: the podcast we dare not mention

The surrealist podcast sensation, “Welcome to Night Vale,” exploded into a massive Internet fandom over the summer. Cecil Baldwin, a DJ at Night Vale’s community radio, updates the small, presumably totalitarian desert community on local happenings: everything from the PTA meetings to the creation of a dog park which no one is supposed to acknowledge, visit, or even think about […]

by · October 2, 2013 · A&E, Opinion
Spires and SAC present slam poet, Mary Lambert

Spires and SAC present slam poet, Mary Lambert

By Jess Gamari   Before recording the chorus to Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ hit single “Same Love,” Mary Lambert had a strong grip on the poetry scene in Seattle, Wash. After watching a few of Lambert’s videos on YouTube, Christopher Hantman, co-president of Spires, decided to take a chance and invite the poet and singer-songwriter to the college campus via […]

by · October 2, 2013 · A&E, Front Page