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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,...

Thanksgiving break is rapidly approaching, marking the final stretch of the fall semester for college students. (photo from Unsplash)

Students Looking Forward to Rest and Relaxation Over Break

Jillian Currier, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 20, 2022

As the holiday season approaches and the cold weather starts moving in, students are already planning their trips home for the upcoming breaks. With daylight savings time ending and snow getting closer...

Celebrities in Hollywood often end up being forgiven for any wrongdoings because of their influence over the general public. Should this change? Should we hold influencers to a higher standard?

Do Celebrities Deserve Second Chances?

Jillian Currier, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 10, 2022

I feel like every time I open my phone in the morning, I see another article or post about some famous person doing something wrong and getting exposed for it. Which is all fine and dandy until...

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...

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