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Berea During Wartime

by:Mason Darling News Writer 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

By Mason Darling News Writer 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 do you like your Fries?

Lenox, K. Pinnacle Editor 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) potato approved by the United States ... Read More »

We the People!

Lenox, K. Pinnacle Editor 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 senate and 7 house undecided races. The election ... Read More »

Hidden Truth

By Taylor Brown News Writer Photo courtesy of 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

By Taylor Brown News Writer Photo courtesy of 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!

By Taylor Brown News Writer 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

Cody Mousseau Sports Writer 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

Cody Mousseau Sports Writer Photo courtesy of 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 »

Mousseau’s NFL Pick ‘Ems: Week 12

By: Cody Mousseau Cody Mousseau To be the best, one has to beat the best, and based off the amount of people that have been able to beat me, it looks like I am still the best. With this being the last issue of the semester, it means this will be the last chance for a while to out ... Read More »

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