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Dodging Destiny: Inside the Heart-Pounding Chaos of MCLA’s Double Trouble Dodgeball Showdown

Karesha Graham, Reporter October 24, 2023

Hold tight, dodgeball enthusiasts! MCLA just hosted the mother of all dodgeball extravaganzas, unleashing a whirlwind of dodging, ducking, dipping, diving, and dodging for students eager to claim victory.  A...

Hand in Hand: A Symbolic Journey Through Friendship and Feminism at Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum

Hand in Hand: A Symbolic Journey Through Friendship and Feminism at Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum

Karesha Graham, Reporter/ BWN EP October 24, 2023

In a recent interview, James Capuzzi, the Executive Director of the Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum, shared insights into the creation and significance of the museum's latest exhibit, "Hand in Hand."...

Photo taken by Berkshire Farmers Markets (Facebook)

Harvesting Happiness: MCLA’s Farmers Market Cultivates Community Well-being with USDA Grant and Gift Card Extravaganza

Karesha Graham, Reporter October 23, 2023

MCLA's campus is about to get a whole lot tastier, thanks to the Farmers Market hosted by Berkshire Bounty and Berkshire Grown. And guess what? The USDA Regional Food Systems Partnership Grant is throwing...

Exciting News Alert: Freel Library Blossoms into a Green Paradise

Exciting News Alert: Freel Library Blossoms into a Green Paradise

Karesha Graham, Executive Producer BWN September 28, 2023

Hold onto your gardening gloves because we've got some thrilling news to share! On September 19th, the Freel Library underwent a remarkable transformation, turning into a lush, green-thumb haven. This...

Photo from iBerkshires

Let the Good Times Roll: Welcomefest for Students and Staff

Karesha Graham, Reporter September 26, 2023

Get ready, and hold onto your hats, because we've got some electrifying news that will make your heart race! In a jaw-dropping twist that left the monotony of everyday life in the dust, students and staff...

E-Board Bio: Karesha

E-Board Bio: Karesha

Karesha Graham, Reporter September 26, 2023

Hello! I'm a senior at MCLA, proudly serving as the executive producer for our school's news TV station. My overarching objective for this semester, as well as the one ahead, is to significantly expand...

Students were able to take part in the Fine and Performing Arts winter recital for the first time since the before the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fine and Performing Arts Department Holds First Winter Recital Since COVID

Karesha Graham, BWN Reporter December 6, 2022

Ending the semester on an exciting note, the MCLA Fine and Performing Arts department hosted a winter recital for the students who have been learning and perfecting their craft in music. Since...

Maple has office hours every Wednesday at 11am, all students and staff are encouraged to attend if they’re looking to de-stress and spend time with a puppy. (Photo from Maples Instagram)

Meet Maple: MCLA’s Comfort Dog

Karesha Graham, BWN Reporter October 14, 2022

Animal lovers on campus can now spend time with MCLA’s official comfort dog, Maple. For the first time in MCLA history, the school has gotten a support animal for students and staff. It...

Amoure Joseph 23 singing at SACs Talent Show during the spring semester.

An Exciting New Chapter Awaits for Amoure

Karesha Graham, BWN Reporter September 29, 2022

MCLA senior and musical artist in the making Amoure Joseph is excited to graduate and continue using her voice to comfort others. Her singing started in elementary school when she joined her first choir...

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