• By Harmony Birch Cheryl Savageau, a Native American poet, grew up in the fifties; a time where being an “Indian” wasn’t as accepted as it is today. “A lot of times I didn’t realize that what we called ourselves was French Canadian which was a way to cover up what...

    Poet Embraces Her Own Differences

    By Harmony Birch Cheryl Savageau, a Native American poet, grew up in the fifties; a time where being an “Indian” wasn’t as accepted as it is today. “A lot of times I didn’t realize that what we called ourselves was French Canadian which was a way to cover up what...

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  • By Rachel Fitterman Mass MoCA will double the size of its campus thanks to a $25.4 million state grant. Governor Deval Patrick spoke at the museum Monday Nov. 17, praising the investment for long-term thinking and focus on improving the education and infrastructure of North Adams. “Art completes us and...

    MoCA to get $25 Million Expansion

    By Rachel Fitterman Mass MoCA will double the size of its campus thanks to a $25.4 million state grant. Governor Deval Patrick spoke at the museum Monday Nov. 17, praising the investment for long-term thinking and focus on improving the education and infrastructure of North Adams. “Art completes us and...

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  • By Juanita Doss Rock music blared through the speakers as players fled through the locker room doors and onto the ice, hitting black pucks into white netted goals. The Berkshire Battalions are the newest franchise in the Federal Hockey League, with players from all over the world. Their coach Dan...

    New NFL Hockey Team in Town Hits the Ice

    By Juanita Doss Rock music blared through the speakers as players fled through the locker room doors and onto the ice, hitting black pucks into white netted goals. The Berkshire Battalions are the newest franchise in the Federal Hockey League, with players from all over the world. Their coach Dan...

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  • By: Nicholas Swanson Jose Antonio Vargas is an undocumented immigrant living in America who arrived from the Philippines in 1993, at the age of 12. Last summer he was arrested by border control when attempting to board a plane to leave Texas. The authorities brought him to a detention center,...

    Vargas: Change in Culture Requires Political Change

    By: Nicholas Swanson Jose Antonio Vargas is an undocumented immigrant living in America who arrived from the Philippines in 1993, at the age of 12. Last summer he was arrested by border control when attempting to board a plane to leave Texas. The authorities brought him to a detention center,...

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Commentary
  • By Nick Arena Black Friday The holidays are coming on fast with Thanksgiving rapidly approaching. Soon we will all be home enjoying massive homemade meals with our loved ones. And let’s not forget Black Friday. Who could forget the day that we go out to buy excessive amounts of material...

    Capitalism At Its Finest

    By Nick Arena Black Friday The holidays are coming on fast with Thanksgiving rapidly approaching. Soon we will all be home enjoying massive homemade meals with our loved ones. And let’s not forget Black Friday. Who could forget the day that we go out to buy excessive amounts of material…

  • By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney Last week I visited the campus’ fitness center during a fitness class and I realized that their only task for the day was to complete 35 minutes of cardio (i.e. running, elliptical, bike, rowing, etc.). Two or three days of the week is a reasonable amount of...

    How Much Cardio Is Enough?

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney Last week I visited the campus’ fitness center during a fitness class and I realized that their only task for the day was to complete 35 minutes of cardio (i.e. running, elliptical, bike, rowing, etc.). Two or three days of the week is a reasonable amount of…

  • By Nick Arena With the many great things the Internet has brought us, one enormously debatable feature is online dating. While online dating has made it easier to meet people, especially in today’s bustling society, I can’t help but wonder if it is detracting from our ability to socialize with...

    Got Social Skills?

    By Nick Arena With the many great things the Internet has brought us, one enormously debatable feature is online dating. While online dating has made it easier to meet people, especially in today’s bustling society, I can’t help but wonder if it is detracting from our ability to socialize with…

  • By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney Last week, Dean’s Beans founder Dean Cycon spoke about where one cup of coffee comes from. He elaborated on fair trade and what being organic really means when tending to a coffee crop. There are hundreds of brands of coffee out there and we rarely know where...

    What We Don’t Know About Coffee

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney Last week, Dean’s Beans founder Dean Cycon spoke about where one cup of coffee comes from. He elaborated on fair trade and what being organic really means when tending to a coffee crop. There are hundreds of brands of coffee out there and we rarely know where…

  • By Nick Arena Election season has come to a close with the Republican party walking away with the majority. According to the Associated Press, the GOP won 52 – 43 in the senate, 244 – 179 in the house and 31 – 16 in the gubernatorial race, sweeping a great...

    Why Bother?

    By Nick Arena Election season has come to a close with the Republican party walking away with the majority. According to the Associated Press, the GOP won 52 – 43 in the senate, 244 – 179 in the house and 31 – 16 in the gubernatorial race, sweeping a great…

  • By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney At this point in the semester, it’s common to find you either want to break down and forget about everything, or get angry and punch something. In addition, it’s growing colder by the day. There are rumors of snow showers, which only adds to the stress of...

    Run Down and Out of Time

    By Makayla-Courtney McGeeney At this point in the semester, it’s common to find you either want to break down and forget about everything, or get angry and punch something. In addition, it’s growing colder by the day. There are rumors of snow showers, which only adds to the stress of…

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