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Berea During Wartime

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by:Mason Darling News Writer darlingm@berea.edu photo courtesy of Mitchell Ramblings On November 11th, a national holiday floated past most of us, hardly ruffling the fabric of our daily lives, and disappeared until next year. Veterans Day or Armistice Day as it was known until 1947,  the day in 1918 when, as Kurt Vonnegut tells us in Breakfast of Champions, “millions ... Read More »

Anonymous Advertisement in Local Paper Raises Allegations of Voter Intimidation

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By Mason Darling News Writer darlingm@berea.edu Photo courtesy of KFTC staff An anonymous advertisement posted in the October 23rd edition of the Berea Citizen Newspaper called into question College students’ right to vote in the mid-term elections as residents of the town of Berea.  The advertisement read in bold letters: “Consider these Headlines from Across America: Could Berea Be Next?”, ... Read More »

How Would you like your Fries?

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By: Lenox K. News Writer Lenoxk@berea.edu Photo Courtesy of Simplot. A genetically modified innate potato next to a bruised conventional potato Consumer Goods — Very soon when purchasing your potato (raw, wedges or French fries), you may be asked, how would you like your order, Organic or Genetically Modified? November 8, 2014 marked the beginning of a Genetically Modified (GM) ... Read More »

We the People!

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By: Lenox K Photo courtesy of The Call Group; Capitol Hill. Congress.org Governing and Democracy — . On November 4, the American electorate, deeply unhappy with Washington and its political gridlock took their unsatisfactory response to the polls. Currently, the Republican Party is represented with 52 Senate seats out of 100 and 244 out of 435 House seats, with 2 ... Read More »

Giving Thanks!

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By: Lenox K News Writer Lenoxk@berea.edu Photo Courtesy of InspiringQuotes.IN American Tradition — On Thursday, November 27 Americans around the world will celebrate the annual Thanksgiving–a tradition cultivated by the Pilgrims and Puritans and later incorporated into the American culture. On this day, The United States of America will “Give Thanks” to the creator, intercessors, founding fathers, family, friends, soldiers ... Read More »

Hidden Truth

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By Taylor Brown News Writer brownta@berea.edu Photo courtesy of http://www.saatchigallery.com/artists/artpages Jewel The weather was relatively dry today. It seemed like it had been raining every day for the past weeks. The ground was still visibly wet and the leaves on trees were still dripping. The sun was still hidden behind the clouds and there was no sky to be seen. ... Read More »

The Roaring 20’s Homecoming Weekend

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By Taylor Brown News Writer brownta@berea.edu Photo courtesy of bereacollegealumni.com This past weekend the Homecoming Dance was held. It was an exciting event for both students and alumni. The winners of the 2014 Homecoming court were as follows: Kayla Gibson as the Homecoming Queen, Kiefer Williams as the Homecoming King, Cameron Cole as the Homecoming Prince and Laura Abelquist as ... Read More »

Asian Studies Right Here In Berea!

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By Taylor Brown News Writer brownta@berea.edu Photo courtesy of Hutchins library. The Asian Studies program of Berea College has been going on since the year 1999. The program is fairly young compared to other programs the college has, but it has just as much of an impact on Berea College’s students and faculty as any other program. The Asian Studies ... Read More »

Lady Mountaineers Gearing Up for A Strong Season

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Cody Mousseau Sports Writer mousseauc@berea.edu Photo courtesy of Berea Athletics The Berea College women’s basketball team has now officially started their preseason. With the regular season just a few weeks away, practicing has now begun and preseason games are on their way. Head coach Trent Milby looks to take his girls all the way to the national tournament and will ... Read More »

Berea Volleyball Take Fifth at Nationals

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Cody Mousseau Sports Writer mousseuac@berea.edu Photo courtesy of http://www.bereaathletics.com/ On Thursday, October 30th and Friday, October 31st the Berea College Volleyball team played in the USCAA Championships in Canton, New York. Coming into the national tournament, the Lady Mountaineers were seeded in fifth place, and that is exactly where they finished at the tournament’s end. This is the first season ... Read More »

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