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Question of the Week:     

Question of the Week

                                                    What do you think of the changes to the Library? Over the summer, Hutchins Library was closed for a matter of weeks so that renovations could take place. These changes include new chairs, couches, ... Read More »

Fairtrade Awareness Month: What is Fair Trade and Why Is It Important?

Fairtrade Awareness Month: What is Fair Trade and Why Is It Important?

Morgan Stacy Associate Writer stacym@berea.edu photo: courtesy of The Pinnacle During the month of October the Berea College community is bringing awareness to fair trade, an issue that has had a special place in the heart of the staff members of People Who Care. People Who Care is an organization in the Center for Excellence in Learning Through Service. Over ... Read More »

Athletic Spotlight: Rising Star, Brad Camenisch

Cody Mousseau Sports Writer mousseauc@berea.edu photo: courtesy of Brad Camenisch Berea College is filled with many outstanding athletes and students alike, but this week we are giving recognition to men’s soccer player Brad Camenisch. Brad is a junior and this is his third year playing for the Mountaineers. He was born and raised in Winchester, KY and this is where ... Read More »

Global Berea: Service Learning and Networking

Global Berea: Service Learning & Networking

Lenox Pinnacle Editor Kaeleigh E. Gale, a Health and Human Performance Junior, a Bonner scholar, One-on-One tutoring match coordinator, and a Comprehensive first-aid teacher assistant. Gale certainly took “Service learning and networking” to a whole new perspective. Gale began her process by taking advantage of the summer course “Education and Social Change in Africa” that was offered by the Center ... Read More »

New Gallery to Open in Old Town

Berea Art

Mason Darling News Writer darlingm@berea.edu photo by:Mason Darling. Gallery 1-2-3, the flagship program for the Arts Accelerator Program, an initiative of the Berea Tourism Commission, opened its doors on Friday, October 3rd, after three months of active preparation and several years of development. “It’s been a lot of hard work getting to this point,” said Printmaker and 2014 Berea Alumnus ... Read More »

Yik Yak Social Media App Raises Concerns

oct 6

By: Quinn Hertel Associate Writer hertelq@bera.edu Photo courtesy of Huffington Post Yik Yak, a social media app that allows users to talk to each other anonymously, has been gaining popularity and has recently sparked a lot of controversy about cyber-bullying and the role social media should play at Berea College. Ever since Gus Gerassimides, assistant vice president of student life, ... Read More »

Cold War to Terror, What Has Changed? A Review of James W Douglass’s JFK and the Unspeakable

Cold War to Terror, What Has Changed? A Review of James W Douglass’s JFK and the Unspeakable

by: Mason Darling News Writer darlingm@berea.edu Photo courtesy of CS Monitor In October 1962, almost exactly 52 years ago today, as two international superpowers inched towards global nuclear decimation a middle aged Trappist monk named Thomas Merton sat writing in his cell, miles away from Moscow or Washington at Gethsemane monastery in central Kentucky.  “Our weapons,” he wrote, “dictate what ... Read More »

Dispatches from THE DOWN HOME DIVAS Dispatch #23 A Diva’s Caliber

oct 4

Maggie Smith Humor Columnist Holden Dillman Humor Columnist dilmanh@berea.edueal Talk: The plush chairs of the SGA office are housing some of Berea’s most fabulous, fierce forces tonight. As we burn the midnight oil we contemplate the years we’ve spent dreaming of a big fancy southern weddin’ equipped with the house wine and our Momma’s casseroles.  Our Pinterest boards are full ... Read More »

Eagles Squeak by the Mountaineers

Beres College Soccer

Cody Mousseau Sport Writer Mousseauc@berea.edu The Berea College Mountaineers lost to rival Asbury University on October 1st by a score of 3-2 in a double overtime thriller. Our boys got off to a hot start and scored their only two goals in the first half, but the Eagles were able to mount a comeback in the second half and then ... Read More »

City Council Votes NO!

Fairness Group

By Taylor Brown brownta@berea.edu On Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 the Berea City Council voted on the Fairness Ordinance and when the smoke cleared the ordinance was defeated. The Fairness Ordinance was a movement aimed to end discrimination against homosexuals when it comes to housing, employment and public accommodations. The council gathered in the conference room to discuss different issues brought ... Read More »

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