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  • By Kaleigh Anderson   Michael Sullivan has worked hard to become a force to be reckoned with in the MASCAC conference. Pegged as one of MCLA’s top players this season, Michael has played baseball for 15 years, starting his career at age 6 in Wareham, Mass. Currently playing shortstop and...

    Coming up big at short

    By Kaleigh Anderson   Michael Sullivan has worked hard to become a force to be reckoned with in the MASCAC conference. Pegged as one of MCLA’s top players this season, Michael has played baseball for 15 years, starting his career at age 6 in Wareham, Mass. Currently playing shortstop and…

  • By Jesse Collings   Former MCLA student-athletes met with current student-athletes on Sunday to discuss the way student-athletes can use what they learned as atheltes, and apply it to the working world after graduation. The second annual alumni round table panel discussion took place at the Feigenbaum Science Center. The...

    SAAC hosts roundtable discussion on student-athlete achievement

    By Jesse Collings   Former MCLA student-athletes met with current student-athletes on Sunday to discuss the way student-athletes can use what they learned as atheltes, and apply it to the working world after graduation. The second annual alumni round table panel discussion took place at the Feigenbaum Science Center. The…

  • I would like to express my concern about the reputation of MCLA when it concerns invitations to community events. As you probably have heard, there was an exceptionally long wait for entrance into the Gloria Steinem presentation.  I arrived 40 minutes before the event was to begin and waited way...

    Frustrating wait for Steinem lecture

    I would like to express my concern about the reputation of MCLA when it concerns invitations to community events. As you probably have heard, there was an exceptionally long wait for entrance into the Gloria Steinem presentation.  I arrived 40 minutes before the event was to begin and waited way…

  • By Gabriel Kogel   If you’re anything like me, it’s this stretch of the semester when pressure begins to rise and worry becomes an unwelcome companion. When I worry, I often think about the old expression: “when the going gets tough, the tough get going.” I’ve always wanted to be...

    Worry and stress: tough it out, or accept it?

    By Gabriel Kogel   If you’re anything like me, it’s this stretch of the semester when pressure begins to rise and worry becomes an unwelcome companion. When I worry, I often think about the old expression: “when the going gets tough, the tough get going.” I’ve always wanted to be…

  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) astronauts Catherine “Cady” Coleman, Ph.D., and Daniel C. Burbank will combine a musical performance with a presentation on living and working in space at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts’ (MCLA) Feigenbaum Center for Science and Innovation on Thursday, March 27, at 5:30 p.m. This...

    NASA astronauts to perform tonight

    National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) astronauts Catherine “Cady” Coleman, Ph.D., and Daniel C. Burbank will combine a musical performance with a presentation on living and working in space at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts’ (MCLA) Feigenbaum Center for Science and Innovation on Thursday, March 27, at 5:30 p.m. This…

  • By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney   The term “willpower” can mean anything. To me, it is the ability to keep going and refusing to quit. It is your energetic determination, and if there’s one important characteristic to have, it is willpower. Unfortunately, willpower goes hand-in-hand with the desire to quit. During a...

    Too quick to quit

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney   The term “willpower” can mean anything. To me, it is the ability to keep going and refusing to quit. It is your energetic determination, and if there’s one important characteristic to have, it is willpower. Unfortunately, willpower goes hand-in-hand with the desire to quit. During a…

  • By Nick Arena   The news broke Tuesday afternoon that North Adams Regional Hospital (NARH) would be closing its doors tomorrow, after 129 years, leaving the city of North Adams and the College without easily accessible emergency care. “The Northern Berkshires need a hospital. Everyone in the region – patients...

    North Adams Regional Hospital to close Friday

    By Nick Arena   The news broke Tuesday afternoon that North Adams Regional Hospital (NARH) would be closing its doors tomorrow, after 129 years, leaving the city of North Adams and the College without easily accessible emergency care. “The Northern Berkshires need a hospital. Everyone in the region – patients…

  • By Raanan Sarid-Segal   “Avenue Q” is one of the more popular plays to hit Broadway and the theater community in a long time, and it is easy to see why. The play easily combines feel-good charm with the veneer of ironic detachment and “edgy” humor to create a play that...

    “Avenue Q” carried by easy chemistry and quick dialogue

    By Raanan Sarid-Segal   “Avenue Q” is one of the more popular plays to hit Broadway and the theater community in a long time, and it is easy to see why. The play easily combines feel-good charm with the veneer of ironic detachment and “edgy” humor to create a play that…

  • By Gabriel Kogel   Kevin Moran, vice president of news for New England Newspapers Inc., visited college from Monday through Wednesday as this year’s Hardman Journalist in Residence.     Moran gave a speech entitled: “The Future of News: What’s in it for you?” yesterday, and took questions afterward. “We need our...

    20 years of journalism experience

    By Gabriel Kogel   Kevin Moran, vice president of news for New England Newspapers Inc., visited college from Monday through Wednesday as this year’s Hardman Journalist in Residence.     Moran gave a speech entitled: “The Future of News: What’s in it for you?” yesterday, and took questions afterward. “We need our…

  • By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney   The week after final exams, graduating seniors have the ability to celebrate their success and say goodbye with a variety of activities, trips, gifts, and class bonding, which will end with commencement on Saturday, May 17. Packages for senior days will be sold starting March 31...

    Senior days events and trips announced

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney   The week after final exams, graduating seniors have the ability to celebrate their success and say goodbye with a variety of activities, trips, gifts, and class bonding, which will end with commencement on Saturday, May 17. Packages for senior days will be sold starting March 31…

  • By Gabriel Kogel   The Feigenbaum Science Center received its long awaited wind turbine during spring break. The vertically rotating windmill was installed last Wednesday and Thursday. It stands 40 feet above the ground and, wind permitting, constantly generates 2.4 kilowatts of electricity, according to Director of Facilities Management, Charles...

    Center for Science is moving with the wind

    By Gabriel Kogel   The Feigenbaum Science Center received its long awaited wind turbine during spring break. The vertically rotating windmill was installed last Wednesday and Thursday. It stands 40 feet above the ground and, wind permitting, constantly generates 2.4 kilowatts of electricity, according to Director of Facilities Management, Charles…

  • By Jess Gamari   Two students in the performing arts management class approached the Student Government Association (SGA) on Monday night to request money for the Rock the Block 2.0 event which will take place later this spring. The class puts on a show at the end of each year...

    SGA discusses funding for Rock the Block 2.0

    By Jess Gamari   Two students in the performing arts management class approached the Student Government Association (SGA) on Monday night to request money for the Rock the Block 2.0 event which will take place later this spring. The class puts on a show at the end of each year…

  • By Gabriel Kogel   National Grid will remove four of the five utility poles that stand in front of the Feigenbaum Science Center and the president’s office on Blackinton Street. During the construction of the Feigenbaum Science Center, National Grid’s electrical power lines were rerouted to a newly installed pole...

    Dropping the power lines on Blackinton Street

    By Gabriel Kogel   National Grid will remove four of the five utility poles that stand in front of the Feigenbaum Science Center and the president’s office on Blackinton Street. During the construction of the Feigenbaum Science Center, National Grid’s electrical power lines were rerouted to a newly installed pole…

  • By Alexander Moore   It’s Black Friday, and Walmart is crowded with shoppers looking for savings. Outside the store, a group, the OUR Walmart Coalition (Organization United for Respect), is protesting in hopes of raising respect for Walmart workers. Among the protesters is a student named Brian Fitzpatrick. When police...

    Student fights for a more democratic campus

    By Alexander Moore   It’s Black Friday, and Walmart is crowded with shoppers looking for savings. Outside the store, a group, the OUR Walmart Coalition (Organization United for Respect), is protesting in hopes of raising respect for Walmart workers. Among the protesters is a student named Brian Fitzpatrick. When police…

  • By Chunyu “Judy” Leng   Upon entering the office of Professor Christopher Himes, a big picture of a pika hangs on the wall. The small mammal in the photo has short limbs, rounded ears, and no tail. Two framed certificates hang on the wall as well. One of them is...

    STEM manager given education chair award

    By Chunyu “Judy” Leng   Upon entering the office of Professor Christopher Himes, a big picture of a pika hangs on the wall. The small mammal in the photo has short limbs, rounded ears, and no tail. Two framed certificates hang on the wall as well. One of them is…

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