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  • By Rachel Fitterman   Senior James Dunn is wrapping up his final semester with the role of Prior Walter in the MCLA Theatre Lab production of Tony Kushner’s “Angels in America Part One: Millennium Approaches,” an award-winning play that follows the intertwining story of two couples, one gay and one...

    Senior theater major undertakes challenging lead role

    By Rachel Fitterman   Senior James Dunn is wrapping up his final semester with the role of Prior Walter in the MCLA Theatre Lab production of Tony Kushner’s “Angels in America Part One: Millennium Approaches,” an award-winning play that follows the intertwining story of two couples, one gay and one…

  • By Raanan Sarid-Segal The Allegrettos provided a decent evening out, a short and lively event where the audience can have their expectations of competently performed music fulfilled for them. The problem with discussing the performance further is that there is not a great deal to say about the matter. The...

    Allegrettos pour energy into revisiting modern pop songs

    By Raanan Sarid-Segal The Allegrettos provided a decent evening out, a short and lively event where the audience can have their expectations of competently performed music fulfilled for them. The problem with discussing the performance further is that there is not a great deal to say about the matter. The…

  • By Jesse Collings   Based on the way that compensation for student-athletes is represented in the media, it seems obvious that college athletes should be paid for their efforts. In a lot of cases, a major university and a huge sport, like Notre Dame Football or Duke Basketball, is shown,...

    Paid to play?

    By Jesse Collings   Based on the way that compensation for student-athletes is represented in the media, it seems obvious that college athletes should be paid for their efforts. In a lot of cases, a major university and a huge sport, like Notre Dame Football or Duke Basketball, is shown,…

  • By Kaleigh Anderson On Sunday the Student Athletic Council hosted the Special Olympic T.R.A.I.N (Testing Recreational Activities and Improving Nutrition) event, a student-based fitness program benefiting the Berkshire community. This event kicked off MCLA’S annual “D3” week. This was the College’s second year collaborating with the Special Olympics and the...

    Giving back to the community

    By Kaleigh Anderson On Sunday the Student Athletic Council hosted the Special Olympic T.R.A.I.N (Testing Recreational Activities and Improving Nutrition) event, a student-based fitness program benefiting the Berkshire community. This event kicked off MCLA’S annual “D3” week. This was the College’s second year collaborating with the Special Olympics and the…

  • By James Hunter   The unpredictable weather of the Berkshires has left the Trailblazers with little to no game time since their return from Florida for training. However, it appears that their luck with the weather has finally turned around. “It has been tough for us these past few weeks...

    After long delay, softball resumes play

    By James Hunter   The unpredictable weather of the Berkshires has left the Trailblazers with little to no game time since their return from Florida for training. However, it appears that their luck with the weather has finally turned around. “It has been tough for us these past few weeks…

  • By Kelsey Marini   The baseball team failed to put any runs on the score board against Salem State. They lost both games in their second conference double header of the season, losing 5-0 and 4-0. The men also had a game on Tuesday, against Union College. Union dominated the...

    Baseball’s bats fall silent on the road

    By Kelsey Marini   The baseball team failed to put any runs on the score board against Salem State. They lost both games in their second conference double header of the season, losing 5-0 and 4-0. The men also had a game on Tuesday, against Union College. Union dominated the…

  • By Jesse Collings   The Men’s Tennis team dropped two conference games at home over the weekend, brining their record to 1-4 on the season and 0-3 in the conference. On Saturday, MCLA was soundly beaten by visiting Thomas College, dropping the match 9-0. In singles competition, the Trailblazers were...

    Tennis swept over weekend

    By Jesse Collings   The Men’s Tennis team dropped two conference games at home over the weekend, brining their record to 1-4 on the season and 0-3 in the conference. On Saturday, MCLA was soundly beaten by visiting Thomas College, dropping the match 9-0. In singles competition, the Trailblazers were…

  • By Gabriel Kogel   Imagine you’ve spent the last six years practicing long meditation sessions, grueling yoga practice, and an acetic starvation diet, all in pursuit of deep spiritual truth. Nearing death from pushing your body far beyond its limits, but no closer to your goal, you break your fast...

    Lessons of Siddhartha Gautama

    By Gabriel Kogel   Imagine you’ve spent the last six years practicing long meditation sessions, grueling yoga practice, and an acetic starvation diet, all in pursuit of deep spiritual truth. Nearing death from pushing your body far beyond its limits, but no closer to your goal, you break your fast…

  • By Jess Gamari   Of the many admirable qualities of Tyrion Lannister, my favorites are his witty comebacks and ability to find a loophole in any grim predicament. Which got me thinking, what is an actual loophole? Loopholes, as we know them today, are conditions that have been left out...

    Scoop on loopholes

    By Jess Gamari   Of the many admirable qualities of Tyrion Lannister, my favorites are his witty comebacks and ability to find a loophole in any grim predicament. Which got me thinking, what is an actual loophole? Loopholes, as we know them today, are conditions that have been left out…

  • Now that the sun is ready to bring North Adams some warmth, it’s a good idea to broaden your exercise routine. For a start, you could do some or all of it outside. Some people prefer to run outside only, and that’s fine, and actually better for the muscles. As...

    All of the options

    Now that the sun is ready to bring North Adams some warmth, it’s a good idea to broaden your exercise routine. For a start, you could do some or all of it outside. Some people prefer to run outside only, and that’s fine, and actually better for the muscles. As…

  • By Nick Arena   I have come to terms with the fact that I have an addiction. From what I’ve been told, the first step towards correcting a problem like this is admitting you have one. I spend a good couple of hours everyday surfing websites like BuzzFeed and Zimbio...

    Identity Crisis

    By Nick Arena   I have come to terms with the fact that I have an addiction. From what I’ve been told, the first step towards correcting a problem like this is admitting you have one. I spend a good couple of hours everyday surfing websites like BuzzFeed and Zimbio…

  • By Ran Sarid-Segal   Allegrettos Presents was a decent evening out, a short and lively event where the audience can have their expectations of competently performed music fulfilled for them. The problem with discussing the performance further is that there is not a great deal to say about the matter. The...

    Allegrettos Concert

    By Ran Sarid-Segal   Allegrettos Presents was a decent evening out, a short and lively event where the audience can have their expectations of competently performed music fulfilled for them. The problem with discussing the performance further is that there is not a great deal to say about the matter. The…

  • By Jess Gamari   The temporary cell tower in the MCLA Public Safety parking lot was removed yesterday afternoon after AT&T Wireless confirmed the temporary tower on Florida Mountain was providing adequate signal strength needed for operation, according to Charles Kimberling of maintenance and facilities at the College. The College...

    Cell towers collapse in Florida

    By Jess Gamari   The temporary cell tower in the MCLA Public Safety parking lot was removed yesterday afternoon after AT&T Wireless confirmed the temporary tower on Florida Mountain was providing adequate signal strength needed for operation, according to Charles Kimberling of maintenance and facilities at the College. The College…

  • By Nick Arena and Jess Gamari   The doors of North Adams Regional Hospital (NARH) closed on Friday, but the Berkshire County community and state and local legislators are working toward a solution to the lack of medical service in the immediate area. Governor Deval Patrick spoke at the College...

    BMC looks to reopen NARH emergency

    By Nick Arena and Jess Gamari   The doors of North Adams Regional Hospital (NARH) closed on Friday, but the Berkshire County community and state and local legislators are working toward a solution to the lack of medical service in the immediate area. Governor Deval Patrick spoke at the College…

  • By Nick Arena   A number of articles of furniture and fixtures in the Feigenbaum Center for Science and Innovation were reported as vandalized on Monday. “The vandalism was reported to Campus Police on Monday, March 31, 2014 at 11:09 a.m.,” Director of Public Safety Joseph Charon said in an...

    Science Center vandalized

    By Nick Arena   A number of articles of furniture and fixtures in the Feigenbaum Center for Science and Innovation were reported as vandalized on Monday. “The vandalism was reported to Campus Police on Monday, March 31, 2014 at 11:09 a.m.,” Director of Public Safety Joseph Charon said in an…

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