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*BACON* An Anonymous Love Letter to the Bacon

*BACON* An Anonymous Love Letter to the Bacon

?????, Unkown Stalker April 6, 2023

Disclaimer: The Bacon is the April Fool’s Edition of The Beacon. The following story is purely for entertainment and is NOT meant to be taken as a serious news story! Disclaimer (again): This creepy,...

BWN 3/9/23

The Beacon March 9, 2023

In this episode of Beacon Web News, BWN Reporter Savanna Amaral discovers more about North Adams at First Friday. BWN Reporter Mamadou Diallo explores more about 19th century British History at the Mind's...

BWN 3/1/23

The Beacon March 6, 2023

In this episode of Beacon Web News, Reporter, Mamadou Diallo, attends the North Adams Winterfest and Class of 2025's Bake sale. Reporters, Izzy Beauchamp and Angelina Clark, head to the The Networking...

Spend on Spring Break or Have a Staycation?

Spend on Spring Break or Have a Staycation?

The Beacon March 2, 2023

Just one more week of classes left and it will officially be time for spring break 2023. Time flies, doesn’t it? It hardly feels real to be halfway done with this semester, and three quarters of the...

BWN 2/16/23

The Beacon February 22, 2023

In this episode, BWN Reporter Mamadou Diallo gives a recap on the Grammys. BWN Reporter Isabel Beauchamp shoots to learn more information about MCLA's Pride & Fan Appreciation Night. BWN Reporter Owen...

The Highs and Lows of Being a Commuter

The Highs and Lows of Being a Commuter

The Beacon February 16, 2023

Many senior students know all too well the transitional experience of going from being a residential student to a commuter. Since MCLA has a three-year housing requirement for students whose home address...

Jamari Young ‘23, better known on campus as Jam Sauce,  is a senior at MCLA and an aspiring musician. He uploads his music for his fans to hear on SoundCloud, and plans to continue pursuing music after he graduates.

Meet Aspiring Student Musician, Jam Sauce

Sukeigh Sukiennik, Staff Writer December 5, 2022

You may know him from your classes as Jamarri Young, you may know him from unaffiliated social events as Fritz. But it is most likely that you know him as the rapper Jam Sauce (in fact he is so well...

As finals week approaches, many students are beginning to feel that familiar anixety and academic burnout. Just remember that you’re almost done!

Powering Through the Final Weeks of the Fall Semester

The Beacon December 4, 2022

The final week of classes has officially drawn to a close, leaving only finals week left before we complete this semester. In some ways, this semester has felt like a slow crawl that would never end,...

BWN 11/10/22

The Beacon November 14, 2022

Welcome to the fourth episode of Beacon Web News. In this episode, BWN Reporter Sarah Tomczyk attends MCLA's open house and Soccer Mommy's Concert at Mass MoCA. BWN Reporter Karesha Graham learns more...

BWN 10/27/22

The Beacon October 31, 2022

Welcome to the second episode of Beacon Web News. In this episode, BWN reporter, Isabel Mazzola, prepares to take on midterms at the Midterm Monster Mash Study Night, and attend the 5th annual Day of Dialogue....

Senior year can be challenging, there’s no denying that. It’s a constant battle between being ready to be done with school, but also terrified of what comes after.

MCLA Class of 2023 Falls Victim to Senioritis

The Beacon October 31, 2022

Uh oh… It looks like there’s a plague going around MCLA. No, I’m not talking about COVID. Or a case of food poisoning after eating some questionable dining hall food. Not even mold poisoning...

BWN 10/13/22

BWN 10/13/22

October 20, 2022

Welcome to the second episode of Beacon Web News. In this episode, BWN Reporter Karesha Graham recapped homecoming weekend and had a play date with maple the comfort dog. BWN Reporter Isabel Mazzola taps...

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