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Photo credit to Amoure Joseph

Student Spotlight: Amoure Joseph ‘23

Angelina Clark, Web Editor November 30, 2023

Of the more than 1000 students that attend MCLA, there are some students that not only engage themselves fully with the coursework, but also across campus in the form of extracurricular activities such...

*BACON* The Rise of a YouTube Star: MCLA Student Challenges MrBeast at VidCon

*BACON* The Rise of a YouTube Star: MCLA Student Challenges MrBeast at VidCon

Isabel Beauchamp, 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! Within a society where views...

Gabriele Osowiecki 23 (right) photographed with Liza Marsala 23 (left). The two are Co-Editors-in-Chief of Spires, MCLAs literary magazine.

How Osowiecki’s Love of Writing Has Led to Success at MCLA

Chloe Golebiewski, Staff Writer March 20, 2023

This past week, the Beacon had the pleasure of interviewing Gabrielle “Gabbi” Osowiecki regarding her time here at MCLA!  Osowiecki, a current senior graduating in May, is an English Major...

From Baseball Player, Kyle Milligan, to Coach Milligan

From Baseball Player, Kyle Milligan, to Coach Milligan

Owen Brown, Sports Editor March 2, 2023

Things do not always go according to plan. It is a life lesson that current MCLA senior, Kyle Milligan, has had to endure as part of his tenure here. The original plan for him was to be a four-year...

Audrey Perdue, DJ, in the WJJW station during her show.

“Soundbox” with Audrey Perdue, DJ

Tonimarie Basil, Staff Writer March 2, 2023

If you happen to take a walk on the third floor of the Amsler Campus Center around 4:30 pm on a Friday, you might have a chance to hear the sultry and feminine tones of Julia Jacklin or Katy Kirby’s...

Wallace carries himself as a Marine in day to day life.

Student Spotlight: Meet Matthew Wallace, Marine and Midfielder

Tonimarie Basil, Staff Writer February 16, 2023

Marine reservist, Lacrosse player, overnight Residence Area Security Monitor (RASM), and resident student. No one would think that these four people are one and the same, but they are. Meet Lance...

Young advocates for students to get involved on campus and join clubs.

Student Spotlight: From LEAD Academy to Law School

Jaden Jackson, Staff Writer February 16, 2023

If anyone exemplifies MCLA’s mission statement to cultivate “excellence in learning and teaching, innovative scholarship, intellectual creativity, public service, applied knowledge, and active...

Edge transferred to MCLA in 2019 to play soccer, and has made his mark on the team ever since.

From Hobart to MCLA, Edge reflects on time as student athlete

Savanna Amaral, Sports Editor December 12, 2022

In an interview with The Beacon, Senior goalkeeper and captain of the Men’s Soccer team reflected on transferring to MCLA and his time as a student athlete. Sam Edge is majoring in Psychology...

Jamari Young ‘23, better known on campus as Jam Sauce,  is a senior at MCLA and an aspiring musician. He uploads his music for his fans to hear on SoundCloud, and plans to continue pursuing music after he graduates.

Meet Aspiring Student Musician, Jam Sauce

Sukeigh Sukiennik, Staff Writer December 5, 2022

You may know him from your classes as Jamarri Young, you may know him from unaffiliated social events as Fritz. But it is most likely that you know him as the rapper Jam Sauce (in fact he is so well...

Curt Nitzsche 23 previously played on the Mens Tennis team, and has now found a passion in being MCLAs new sports statistician.

After Tennis Program Got Cut, Nitzche Found Other Ways to Be Involved With Sports

Dylan Slonka, Staff Writer October 31, 2022

For Curt Nitzsche ’23, sports is the name of the game. A longtime soccer fan and former tennis player, recently he’s taken up the mantle of being one of the “unsung heroes” of the sports community...

Hailey Expresses Her Creativity and Connects with Others Through Art

Hailey Expresses Her Creativity and Connects with Others Through Art

Chloe Golebiewski, Staff Writer October 14, 2022

Hailey Rolon, a junior Studio Art major, with a minor in Creative Writing who came to MCLA to “be full-force creative. All I want to do is make things and show them to the world.” When asked about...

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