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Berkshire Towers to Potentially be Used for Housing of Homeless Families

Berkshire Towers to Potentially be Used for Housing of Homeless Families

Ashley DelRatez, Staff Writer April 23, 2023

On March 23rd, 2023, President James Birge sent an email to the MCLA campus community regarding the potentiality of Berkshire Towers, one the residence halls on campus, being used as a temporary shelter...

On-Campus Spring Break Offers Activities for those Staying in the Berkshires

On-Campus Spring Break Offers Activities for those Staying in the Berkshires

Jillian Currier, Co-Editor-in-Chief March 9, 2023

Although the weather doesn’t reflect it, spring break is rapidly approaching. And while most students have their suitcases packed and flights booked, other students are staying on campus with no plans...

SGA: Maple, The New Multicultural Center, & Opportunities for Students

SGA: Maple, The New Multicultural Center, & Opportunities for Students

Lily Richard, Staff Writer December 12, 2022

SGA has been experiencing a shortage of student involvement but is expecting more of a presence with incoming freshmen in the foreseeable future. “We had a lot of students interested in our election...

Fall Day of Service a Success and a Return to In-Person Volunteer Sites

Fall Day of Service a Success and a Return to In-Person Volunteer Sites

Jillian Currier, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 31, 2022

On October 15, students, faculty, and staff gathered on campus to volunteer their time and hard work for MCLA’s Fall Day of Service. Continuing their efforts from the spring semester, there were...

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