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Dr. Birch recently spoke with The Beacon about the issues being faced by the Comm. department, as well as potential solutions. (Photo from

Birch Reflects on Communications Department’s Struggles, Urges College to Show More Support

Nicole Lemire, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 31, 2022

MCLA’s Communications Department is facing numerous challenges including a lack of professors and removal of essential technologies by the college, says one MCLA professor. Currently, there are...

Scott Dikkers gives lecture at MCLA on Sept. 29. (Photo by Johnluke Kunce)

“The Onion” Co-Founder Scott Dikkers Discusses Fake News at Hardman Lecture

Nicole Lemire, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 3, 2022

MCLA’s 2022 Hardman Lecture was held on Sept. 29 with a lecture from the co-founder of iconic comedy empire The Onion, Scott Dikkers. The lecture was titled “Fake News in the Age of Misinformation,”...

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