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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?

Morgan Stacy Associate Writer 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 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 »

New Gallery to Open in Old Town

Berea Art

Mason Darling News Writer 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

By: Quinn Hertel Associate Writer 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

by: Mason Darling News Writer 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 »

Eagles Squeak by the Mountaineers

Beres College Soccer

Cody Mousseau Sport Writer 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!

By Taylor Brown 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 »

Question of the week:

What would you like to see from or in your school newspaper? Here at the Pinnacle , we try to be aware of and cater to the needs of our audience. Therefore, we regularly ask this question so that we know how to serve the students body more appropriately . If you have other ideas for how we can serve ... Read More »

People Who Care to Host Second Annual Hunger Games Next Month

By: Morgan Stacy Associate Writer On Saturday, October 11, 2014, People Who Care (PWC), an organization under the Center for Excellence in Learning Through Service (CELTS) is partnering with Oxfam America to host the Second Annual Berea College Hunger Games. The Games will consist of two tributes from each residence hall – thirty tributes in all. Students can register ... Read More »

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