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Going Dark: Wikipedia and 7,000 Other Sites Protest SOPA and PIPA

Alex Hill, Sports Editor

January 18

Filed under Berkshires & Beyond

On October 26th of last year a new bill by the name of SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) was introduced into Congress.  The idea of the bill seems fairly straight forward; Stop online piracy of information, music, movies etc.  For...

A Friendly Goodbye: Friendly’s Restaurant Closes Its Doors

Jackson Teeley

January 17

Filed under Berkshires & Beyond, Local News

From SoCo to Gypsy Joynt, Great Barrington is spattered with cafe's, restaurants, and many other nooks and crannies that make up our little town. However, for one Great Barrington staple, the chairs have been put up and the doors...

Why is Everything Green?: A Snowless Winter Leaves Its Mark

Alandra Lopez, Multimedia Editor

January 13

Filed under Berkshires & Beyond, Local News

Seeing as though January is nearly halfway over and the remains of the last November snow storm have quietly disappeared, anticipation and predictions for a promisingly snowy winter seems to be a distant dream now. Accordin...

From Railroad to Ronald: Local Youth Cook for Albany Organization

Caleb King, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 5

Filed under Berkshires & Beyond, Local News

Local volunteers from Railroad Street Youth Project cooked dinner for the Albany Ronald Mcdonald house on Friday, December 30. Three volunteers including the RSYP drop-in center director, Paul McNeil, drove down and made salad,...

Looking Back and Looking Forward

Jonah Carlson, Maroon Tribune Columnist

January 3

Filed under Berkshires & Beyond

It's the time of year to write that obligatory reflective article.  Attempting to shirk the responsibility is futile, so here I go. In the world of American politics, 2011 was a year of acute partisanship.   In the aftermath...

Creating a List of Concrete Ideas

Jonah Carlson, Maroon Tribune Columnist

December 21

Filed under Berkshires & Beyond

Back in October, I joined the active ranks of Occupy protesters, picketing in front of Great Barrington's town hall.  The movement was new and brimming over with potential.  I fashioned a homemade sign: "$pe¢ial Intere$t$ have...

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas: The Holiday Season Brings Christmas Spirit to Stockbridge, MA

Hannah Heath, Maroon Tribune Reporter

December 17

Filed under Berkshires & Beyond

From old cars with wreaths on their bumpers to carolers in traditional costumes, Main Street  in Stockbridge was decked out in all it’s Christmas splendor last Sunday. Walking down the street, it almost felt like you were in...

Awesome Activities to do Over Holiday Break

Zachary Houle, Maroon Tribune Reporter

December 13

Filed under Berkshires & Beyond, Local News

Over Holiday Break, there are many things to do.  Some of them are fun, and some of them are not (like doing homework, and shoveling snow).  I want to let everyone know the awesome activities that you can do over Holiday Break! There...

Have No Fear the Drop-In Center is Near!: Great Barrington’s Newest Hot Spot

Shea Caligari, Maroon Tribune Reporter

December 2

Filed under Berkshires & Beyond, Local News, Top Stories

Tired of walking aimlessly through the town of Great Barrington? Not in the mood to get kicked out of the various stores and shops for ‘hanging around’ with friends? Or maybe you can relate to just sitting in Tom’s Toys...

Winter is Coming: Exploring the Mountains of New England

Kenny Packie, Maroon Tribune Reporter

December 2

Filed under Berkshires & Beyond, Local News

Winter is coming around the corner, as can be seen by the recent snow storm. For some that means cold, but for others that signals that the ski/snowboard season is on its way. Many people head down to Butternut – the local mountain...

Turbulent Republican Race Still Wide Open

Jonah Carlson, Maroon Tribune Columnist

November 29

Filed under Berkshires & Beyond

The last time I blogged about the 2012 Republican contest, it appeared to be a two-man race between Mitt Romney and Rick Perry, with Jon Huntsman and Herman Cain in the background as potential contenders.  So much has changed...

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