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Community rally protests climate change

On Saturday, students and community members rallied against climate change and in support of a climate lawsuit. 
Shaheen Currimjee/Executive Editor.
Shaheen Currimjee October 31, 2018

In 1988, Dr. James E. Hansen testified before Congress that  the southeastern and midwestern sections of the United States would be subjected to high temperatures and drought in the near future. Thirty...

Acting on the right to vote: Vote because they don’t want you to

Acting on the right to vote: Vote because they don't want you to
Joey Fox October 31, 2018

As of today, the United States is only six days away from taking part in its first nationwide election since Donald Trump became president. Across the country, people are waiting anxiously to cast their...

Massachusetts to vote on initiatives

Massachusetts to vote on initiatives
Samuel Wolf October 24, 2018

On Nov. 6, Massachusetts voters will have the opportunity to vote on three statewide ballot measures. The result of each measure has the potential to both alter Massachusetts policy and affect the College,...

Expanding local transport: When the BRTA is not enough

Expanding local transport: When the BRTA is not enough
Kristen Altman October 24, 2018

A few weeks ago, I rushed onto the Barrington State Company website, eager to seize free tickets to The Glass Menagerie play offered to all students at the College. I made an account, put in my email,...

Six hours in Pittsfield

At the Hancock Shaker Village, visitors can start the day off with an hour-long yoga session alongside goats. Kristen Bayrakdarian/Staff Writer
Kristen Bayrakdarian October 17, 2018

It’s leaf peeping season! So this past Sunday, my friends and I drove through the multi-colored, bucolic countryside of western Massachusetts to spend six hours in the largest city in Berkshire County...

Marijuana dispensary to open in Williamstown

The marijuana dispensary will open at the Colonial Plaza shopping center after an 18-month planning process. 

Rachel Scharf/Managing Editor.
Rachel Scharf October 3, 2018

In the coming months, Williamstown’s first marijuana dispensary will open in the Colonial Plaza shopping center. The 238 Main St. location will be the first storefront for Silver Therapeutics Inc.,...

Beyond the Bubble: News across Berkshire County

Rebecca Tauber and Samuel Wolf October 3, 2018

Job action in local School District ends On Sept. 26, Mount Greylock Regional School District Superintendent Kimberly Grady announced the end of the job action by teachers against the newly merged school...

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