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Ferguson!! By Taylor Brown News Writer   The events that occurred in Ferguson, Missouri this past month have angered people across the nation: an unarmed teen by the name of Michael Brown was shot to death by a police officer, Darren Wilson. After the shooting, Brown’s body was left in the street in plain view of everyone for more ... Read More »

Camp and Hitchcockery at the Farish Theatre in Lexington

By:Mason Darling News Writer   This weekend, Balagula theatre is celebrating the Halloween Spirit with all the camp and innuendo that can be packed onto the small stage at Lexington’s Farish Theatre, with their production of Charles Ludlam’s absurdist, cross-dressing melodrama The Mystery of Irma Vep. Dropping references to Alfred Hitchcock and Bella Lugosi as fast as they drop ... Read More »

Living Museum: The Monty Solomon Early Technology Lab

By: Mason Darling News Writer photo: courtesy of The hall in the Technology building which leads down to the Monty Solomon Early Technology lab is lined by glass panes which overlook the extensive wood lab and its massive humming table saws, a busy and industrious space. The contrast as you enter the Solomon Lab is extreme.  The linoleum ... Read More »

Hidden Truth

by: Taylor Brown News Writer photo: Devan’s grip tightened around the man’s throat. He looked straight into the man’s eyes while he strangled him. “Die.” He said to him. “Be quick about it.” The man he was strangling went by the name of Harry Duce. He was his partner for the past missions that were assigned to him ... Read More »

The Moors of Africa

By Taylor Brown News Writer Photo: Have you ever heard of the Moors of Africa? Do you know their significance to rising powers of Medieval Europe? Okay well let’s start from the beginning. The term Moors is associated with people from North Africa even though the term “Moors” was used to reference people throughout Africa. The reason why ... Read More »

Black Student Union in Berea College

Taylor Brown News Writer The Black Student Union, also known as BSU, is a part of the Black Cultural Center also known as the B.C.C., on Berea College’s Campus that’s been here since 1983. The mission of the Black Cultural Center is to integrate all people’s education while raising awareness about the equality between all people, but especially between ... Read More »

Berea College Men’s Basketball Now Underway

Cody Mousseau Sports Writer Photo courtesy of Berea Athletics   The temperature is getting colder, the sun is setting earlier, and winter is approaching, but that can only mean one thing; basketball season is starting up! The men have began practicing as the start of the season is coming closer. Head coach John Hemenway and assistant coach Rudy Evans ... Read More »

Seniors Lead Mountaineers Over the Eagles

Cody Mousseau Sports Writer photo: courtesy of   On Saturday, October 18th Berea College defeated Taccoa Falls College by a score of 5-2 at Berea’s soccer field. It was senior night for our three seniors; Josh Wedding, Storie Ratcliff, and Chris Gaughan. Although they were getting honored at halftime, they did not wait until then to let everyone ... Read More »

The Word Worm: Bodies in our Words

Cathy Hughes Copy Editor Bodies, bodies, bodies. If the idea of corpses chills your blood, you might want to turn the page and read the next article because this one is about words that come from the Latin word corpus which means body. Don’t run away too quickly though because corpse can mean dead bodies or unusable items, such ... Read More »

Berea College Theatre Finishes Successful Run of The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek

By: Abby Palmer Layout Designer The Berea College Theatre Laboratory opened the 2014-2015 production season with The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek by Naomi Wallace and directed by Shan Ayers. The story follows two young adults, Dalton Chance and Pace Creagan, as they plan to run the trestle and play chicken with a train. The play does not move ... Read More »

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