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Joe Dwinell during his lecture titled Innovations in Journalism: News Must Never Die. (photo by Jaden Jackson)

“I am You,” A look at Joe Dwinell, the Latest Hardman Lecturer

Jaden Jackson , Staff Writer March 9, 2023

“I am You.” Three words have stuck since Joe Dwinell visited MCLA for the Hardman Lecture series. Dwinell repeated this phrase numerous times throughout his visit to the Beacon meeting and his...

The cast and crew of URINETOWN are eager for opening night. (photo by David Perez-Pacheco)

URINETOWN: A Heartwarming Comedy About… Pee?

Jaden Jackson , Staff Writer February 16, 2023

The MCLA Theatre Department is presenting its first musical since the pandemic, and it is not one to miss. According to the department, URINETOWN features the story of “a dystopian city, (with)...

Young advocates for students to get involved on campus and join clubs.

Student Spotlight: From LEAD Academy to Law School

Jaden Jackson , Staff Writer February 16, 2023

If anyone exemplifies MCLA’s mission statement to cultivate “excellence in learning and teaching, innovative scholarship, intellectual creativity, public service, applied knowledge, and active...

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