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Trailblazers tie in MASCAC match

Trailblazers tie in MASCAC match

The Men’s Soccer team ended their scoreless game against MASCAC opponent Fitchburg this Saturday in a tie. After double overtime the Trailblazers couldn’t find the back of Fitchburg’s net, leaving the match at 0-0. The defense was strong on both sides. Neither team had too many chances to get a close shot. The Trailblazers earned eight shots on goal and […]

by · October 9, 2013 · Front Page, Sports
Volleyball struggles on the road

Volleyball struggles on the road

By Jesse Collings   The volleyball team was overwhelmed Wednesday, Oct. 2, as they fell to conference rival Framingham State on the road, 3-1. With the loss, the ‘Blazers fall to 7-8 on the season, and 0-2 in MASCAC play. Over the week, the conference-leading Rams improved to 12-4 overall and 3-0 in MASCAC. MCLA got off to an encouraging […]

by · October 9, 2013 · Sports
Freshman earns MASCAC title

Freshman earns MASCAC title

Freshman Natalie Caney, from Belchertown, Mass., was awarded MASCAC Rookie of the Week for the third week in a row. Caney has been a spark for the Women’s Soccer team this year, helping the team to a record of 5-6, scoring in 10 of the 11 games this year, improving with each game. Individually, she has been performing with excellence […]

by · October 9, 2013 · Sports
Women’s soccer shuts out Fitchburg Falcons

Women’s soccer shuts out Fitchburg Falcons

The Women’s Soccer team defeated MASCAC rivals Fitchburg State 2-0 on Saturday ,Oct. 5. In the win, Natalie Caney scored her 10th and 11th goals this season.  With around six minutes left in the first half, freshman Jackie Dwyer fed Caney, who finished inside the right post.  Throughout the first half, the Trailblazers defense showed one of their best performances […]

by · October 9, 2013 · Sports
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