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Google Debuts Free Mindfulness Training For Over Stressed Employees: The Maroon Tribune puts Silicon Valley’s latest fad to the test – could students benefit from a similar program?

Quinn Abrams, Reporter

May 8, 2015

Filed under Opinion

Big Silicon Valley companies already know that employees are happier and more productive when their bodies are healthy – many companies feature onsite gyms, organic meal plans, and even subsidized massages – but Google thinks...

The Real Awards of the NBA: The MVP, Best Hair, Best Individual Performance and Best Beard of the 2014-15 season are reviewed.

Julien McKee, Entertainment Editor

May 8, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Sports & Wellness, Top Stories

The Real Awards of the NBA: The MVP, best hair, best individual performance, and more of the 2014-15 season are reviewed and revealed by Julien McKee Every spring, the NBA gives out awards to various players in the league....

Prom Savings: College Tuition: $20,000, college books: $1,000, room and board: $11,000, prom: $1,000?

Alexandra Glass

May 7, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Since when did spending hundreds of dollars on a prom dress become a required expense for high school girls? With college tuition hanging over all of our heads, spending money on a dress (one we may never wear again) seems like...

Is Junior Year Really the Hardest Year?; The hardest year for high school students might just be due to the classes they take and the homework they receive.

Becca Houle, Reporter

April 10, 2015

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

When entering high school, everyone tells you that junior year will be the hardest. Though is this true? What would make it the hardest? Some might say it is due to the classes you take. If it is really due to homework, do teache...

Berkshire Community Radio; “The Last Of A Dying Breed”

Christopher Clayton Tufts, Reporter

April 9, 2015

Filed under Berkshires & Beyond, Editorials, Local News, Opinion

By: Christopher Clayton Tufts Since its very inception, community radio has played an important role in allowing underrepresented voices to be heard. 97.7 WBCR, Great Barrington is a non-profit community radio station run and o...

Pin It-A Pinterest Review: An avid pinner’s take on the app

Brittany Walsh, Reporter

April 8, 2015

Filed under Reviews, Top Stories

If asked “Do you know what Pinterest is?” the majority of people would most likely say “No.”  Not nearly as many people use Pinterest as they do other social networking apps and websites.  In a survey of 3,058 partici...

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