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Jheneay Watkins ‘24 (The Ringmaster), Rachel Lamarre ‘25 (Prince Ferdinand), and Ysabel Cardona ‘25 (Miranda) during a scene of “The Tempest.” (photo by Karesha Graham)

Theatre Department Kicks Off 2022-2023 Season with “The Tempest”

Nicole Lemire, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 10, 2022

The MCLA Theatre Department put on their opening performance of “The Tempest” on November 4 at 8pm, kicking off their 2022-2023 season. “The Tempest” is a play by William Shakespeare which...

SGA: Advocacy, Accessibility on Campus, and Blobfish Fundraiser

SGA: Advocacy, Accessibility on Campus, and Blobfish Fundraiser

Nicole Lemire, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 31, 2022

Student advocacy, accessibility on campus, and the senior class blobfish fundraiser were all discussed at the Oct. 17 Student Government Association meeting, among other topics. This week’s guest...

Dr. Birch recently spoke with The Beacon about the issues being faced by the Comm. department, as well as potential solutions. (Photo from mcla.edu)

Birch Reflects on Communications Department’s Struggles, Urges College to Show More Support

Nicole Lemire, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 31, 2022

MCLA’s Communications Department is facing numerous challenges including a lack of professors and removal of essential technologies by the college, says one MCLA professor. Currently, there are...

Scott Dikkers gives lecture at MCLA on Sept. 29. (Photo by Johnluke Kunce)

“The Onion” Co-Founder Scott Dikkers Discusses Fake News at Hardman Lecture

Nicole Lemire, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 3, 2022

MCLA’s 2022 Hardman Lecture was held on Sept. 29 with a lecture from the co-founder of iconic comedy empire The Onion, Scott Dikkers. The lecture was titled “Fake News in the Age of Misinformation,”...

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