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Going to a small school  like MCLA can have both positive and negative aspects to it, but many students here are grateful for the experience.

An Ode to Small Schools

Jillian Currier, Co-Editor-in-Chief March 2, 2023

It’s not every day that students are hand-picked and invited to meet a successful alum from their major to sit down and talk to one-on-one. It’s also not every day that students are specially asked...

An event was held in the Freel Library to celebrate 100 days left until commencement. Students were able to get professional headshots taken, vote on the class gift, apply for graduation, and more. (photo by Jillian Currier)

The Countdown to Commencement Continues, Less Than 100 Days Left

Jillian Currier, Co-Editor in Chief February 16, 2023

On Thursday, February 2nd in Freel Library, various students, faculty, and staff gathered to celebrate the 100-day countdown to commencement. The event allowed seniors to celebrate with their classmates,...

Dance Co. recently held their auditions for the year and are looking to improve their numbers as COVID restrictions ease and enrollment increases.

MCLA Dance Co. Jazzed for New Opportunities

Jillian Currier, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 14, 2022

MCLA’s Dance Co. has only just started this semester’s work, but they already know that their final performances are going to be bigger and better than before.  “It is a lot of overall excitement...

Amoure Joseph 23 singing at SACs Talent Show during the spring semester.

An Exciting New Chapter Awaits for Amoure

Karesha Graham, BWN Reporter September 29, 2022

MCLA senior and musical artist in the making Amoure Joseph is excited to graduate and continue using her voice to comfort others. Her singing started in elementary school when she joined her first choir...

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