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Goodbye Maple, Hello Joey

Madelyn Ogorzalek, Staff Writer September 27, 2023

In a dark corner of the Amsler Campus Center’s third floor sits office 318, a now bleak space with nothing inhabiting it, a stark contrast to the student excitement that once filled the room.  This...

Maple’s First Birthday Party: Dogs Upon Dogs

Maple’s First Birthday Party: Dogs Upon Dogs

Lily Richard, Arts and Entertainment Editor April 23, 2023

On Wednesday, April 12, Maple, the campus comfort dog, celebrated her first birthday with around six other canine friends and plenty of students. What better way to spend your afternoon than being surrounded...

*BACON* Maple vs. Murdock: Who Deserves the Title of MCLAs Mascot?

*BACON* Maple vs. Murdock: Who Deserves the Title of MCLA’s Mascot?

Angelina Clark, Staff Writer 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! There has been some chatter...

Whats Scarier: Halloween or Midterms? Freel Library Holds Monster Mash Study Event

What’s Scarier: Halloween or Midterms? Freel Library Holds Monster Mash Study Event

Dylan Slonka, Staff Writer October 31, 2022

The Freel Library’s “Monster Mash” study event was held on October 12th and saw an attendance of quite a few students. The event, spearheaded by Dr. Amber Engelson, the chair of the English...

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