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Berea College’s 16th Annual MLK Day Celebration

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Photo by Micah Jett Yates Special  to the Pinnacle Convocation speaker Lateefah Simon delivers her speech “Changing the future” at Phelps Stokes during the MLK Day Celebratrions Berea town members join the Berea College campus community in the march from Union Church to Presser Hall during the 16th annual MLKDay celebration. Virtuoso actress,singer and performing artist Mzuri Moyo Aimbaya portrays ... Read More »

Campus Life Seeks input on the new student center

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Change is on the Way–The excitement from students is real, and the momentum is stronger. This is with good reason because the “newly renovated” BC’s student activity room is gearing up for its grand opening sometime after Spring break according to Dara Evans, Program Associate – Campus Life. In preparation for the opening of the new student’s space, the Campus ... Read More »

Leaked: 2016 Nobel Peace Prize NOMINATIONS, Trump, Pope Francis among nominees

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By Lenox Associate Editor Lenoxk@berea.edu Photo courtesy of today.yougov.com The Peace Research Institute (PRIO) in Oslo, Norway recently published a copy of the usually secretive Nobel Peace Prize nomination letter obtained by an unnamed source in Norway in its “PRIO Director’s 2016 Speculations,” published on the prio.org website. Being nominated for the Nobel Prize doesn’t mean the Nobel Institute has ... Read More »

Terror, Brothel, Romance, Resilience… in RUINED!

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By Lenox Associate Editor Lenoxk@berea.edu BC’s Theatre Laboratory presents “Ruined,” which is scheduled to open 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16 through the 21 at the Berea College Jelkyl Theatre. An evocative production directed by Professor Adanma Barton, “Ruined” is a spice of comfort and uncomfortable subjects that cannot be avoided, but must be told. Inspired by “Mother Courage and Her ... Read More »

THE ABDUCTION

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By Taylor Brown News Writer brownta@berea.edu When I awake from sleep, I notice that the sky is still dark. I yawn deeply and stretch, feeling achy from sleeping on the floor all night. My sister, Cassie, is still sleeping on the bed next to me. She breathes deeply and evenly, putting my anxieties aside for a little while. Note to ... Read More »

We Asked these students:”Shall We Talk About Race in 2016?”

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By Taylor Brown News Writer brownta@berea.edu “Yes, I feel like we need to understand how different people identify with their own culture and we need to learn how to respect other people and their beliefs. Clearly we still have an issue when you have a person spouting off hate who’s trying to become the president of the United States, and ... Read More »

Softball Aims for Championship

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By Nate Metz Guest Sports Writer Nathaniel_Metz@berea.edu After barely sneaking in to the USCAA National Tournament, the Berea College softball team did not know exactly what they were going to be able to do in the postseason. Any team that goes 13-12 in their regular season knows that they are not impervious to losing, considering they spent half their season ... Read More »

Turley: Time to revisit mission with race discussion, Berea’s Woodson Center to host dialogue on race and education

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By Taylor Brown News Writer brownta@berea.edu Scheduled April 6 through the 8, a conference will be held on campus, with race as the main topic of discussion. Berea College students will be able to attend the event free of charge by presenting their student ID at the entrance. However, students must pay for the lunch provided at the event Tentative ... Read More »

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