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Broadcast alumni to return for Q&A

Broadcast alumni to return for Q&A

During this semester’s Fall Family Weekend, MCLA will host a group of alumni in the broadcast media industry. Saturday from 1 p.m. to 2:30. in Sullivan Lounge students can come enjoy a question and answer session with four MCLA alumni. “It’s something we did maybe six or seven years ago,” Television Studio Technician Peter Gentile said. “It’s a chance for […]

by · October 16, 2013 · News
Puppets aren’t just for kids anymore with Lane’s historical melodrama, ‘The Chronicles of Rose.’

‘Chronicles of Rose’ series to debut next Thursday

MCLA Presents! Puppet Fest kicks off Thursday Oct. 24 at 6 p.m., with David Lane’s five part serial puppet melodrama “Chronicles of Rose” at the Branch Gallery. “Chronicles of Rose” is the story of curator of the Jeu de Paume Museum and French Résistance member, Rose Valland, during Nazi occupation of France during World War II. According to Lane, a […]

by · October 16, 2013 · A&E, Slideshow
New MoCA exhibit exudes history

New MoCA exhibit exudes history

Anselm Kiefer’s exhibit is new to Mass MoCA with his original sculptures and paintings, dedicated and arranged by the Hall Art Foundation. A refurbished 10,000 square-foot silver building is divided into three sections for each creation to have enough space in order to draw the attention it needs to portray each intense and significant meaning. Kiefer was raised in Germany […]

by · October 16, 2013 · A&E
Disney Correspondent Candice Crow

Disney Correspondent Candice Crow

By Candice Crow A crowd had formed near to where I walked down the street. I approached to see what was happening. A woman in a red dress stood still on a platform. Her eyes were closed and her exposed skin was painted crimson to match her dress. She was the first character performer I had seen at Downtown Disney. […]

by · October 16, 2013 · A&E
‘Gravity’ is literally out of this world

‘Gravity’ is literally out of this world

By Ranaan Sarid-Segal   When leaving the theater after seeing “Gravity,” directed by Alfonso Cuarón, the only natural response to have is wonderment. This is a film so wondrous in its creation that fathoming how it was put together becomes almost as impressive as the film itself. After the 17-minute-long opening shot, the world of the film feels so real, […]

by · October 16, 2013 · A&E, Opinion
Junior creates inspired costumes

Junior creates inspired costumes

By Hannah Sterrs   Sarah Robinson, a junior and Fine and Performing arts (FPA) major concentrating in  theatre, discovered her interest in fashion design as a junior in high school in her hometown of Lanesboro, Mass. During a Shakespeare performance at her high school, Robinson was visited by a costume designer from Berkshire County theatre giant, Shakespeare & Company. “The […]

by · October 16, 2013 · A&E, Features
Has Miley lost it?

Has Miley lost it?

This is old news, but people are still talking about how Miley Cyrus has apparently gone off the deep end and more or less put her career in jeopardy because of her shocking performance at the last VMAs. I don’t know too much about Miley, to be honest, but I appreciate a good pop music shock when I see one. […]

by · October 16, 2013 · A&E, Opinion
Chris Oxholm, Staff Writer.

The balls are gone

Fat kids, skinny kids, kids who climb on rocks, all kind of kids like to go out to recess and play. The brief 30 minutes of football, baseball, or whatever sport they like most is the best part of the day for most kids. But some schools want to take that privilege away from students. The faculty of Webber Middle […]

by · October 16, 2013 · Opinion, Sports
Volleyball stays busy at Dig Pink

Volleyball stays busy at Dig Pink

By Jesse Collings   The Volleyball team had a very busy week, competing in six matches, including the Cazenovia Dig Pink Tournament. The heavy schedule weighed on the players; the team dropped four out of the six matches. Volleyball is now 9-12 on the season. The team began the week with a tough home loss to Norwich on Tuesday Oct. […]

by · October 16, 2013 · Sports
XC competes at James Early  Invitational

XC competes at James Early Invitational

The MCLA Men and Women’s Cross Country team’s competed at the James Early invitational held at Westfield State University on Saturday.  The Trailblazers finished 33rd overall.  Williams College won top team honor. Martha Pratt set the pace for the Trailblazers. She was followed across the line by Monica Conlin and Annie Gagnon. Roger Williams’s runner Hannah Zydanowicz took the individual […]

by · October 16, 2013 · Sports
As a team, the Trailblazers ran the length of a marathon, 26.2 miles, in the World Marathon Challenge.

Blazers Save the Children

By Kaleigh Anderson   The MCLA women’s basketball team battled their way into first place while participating in the World Marathon Challenge hosted by the Save the Children foundation late last week. The World Marathon challenge is simple ; People from all around the world come together throughout the month of October to run 26.2 miles in total as a […]

by · October 16, 2013 · Slideshow, Sports
MCLA chooses the mountain lion as its official mascot.

Men’s Soccer struggles in MASCAC

The Trailblazers suffer another tough loss on Saturday, this time to Framingham, 1-0. The result brings another loss to their MASCAC record, now at 0-3-1. It is also the second week in a row they have gone to double overtime without a win. Framingham junior Mark Bamford converted a free kick with 1:36 remaining in the second overtime to get […]

by · October 16, 2013 · Sports
Women drop to Framingham

Women drop to Framingham

It has been tough for the Women’s Soccer team in league play, losing to Framingham State this past Saturday, 4-1. The Trailblazers did not play their best on Saturday, letting the Rams come up big on their home field.  Throughout the first half, both teams were fast-paced combining for 18 shots on net. Framingham State broke the tie in the […]

by · October 16, 2013 · Sports
Campus Comment: Events around campus

Campus Comment: Events around campus

by · October 16, 2013 · Opinion
Lack of education in forced internship

Lack of education in forced internship

By Michael Dahlroth   What if MCLA created an internship, required for graduation, which obligated students to aid in the construction of the Center for Science? According to ABC News, the Xi’an Institute of Technology (XIT) in China is doing just that – but instead of working in construction, college students must work on the Sony Playstation 4 game console […]

by · October 16, 2013 · Opinion