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‘Ground Floor’ is open!

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By Cody Mousseau Editor-in-Chief mousseauc@berea.edu On March 18, the basement in the Alumni building, now called the “Ground Floor”, was officially opened up to the campus. Tours of the newly finished project started at 11 a.m., followed by a night full of trivia and casino-like games. The program continued the following night with a dance and an oxygen bar. “This ... Read More »

Berea Softball Tames Tigers

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By Nate Metz Guest Sports Writer nathaniel_metz@berea.edu Berea, KY- On a cloudy and misty day in the bluegrass, the softball returned to their home field to play in a doubleheader this afternoon. The team in the visitor’s dugout for the contest was the Hiwasse College Tigers out of Madisonville, TN. The bottom half of the first inning for the Mountaineers ... Read More »

Men’s Season Ending–USCAA National Tournament Honors

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By Nate Metz Guest Sports Writer nathaniel_metz@berea.edu Photo courtesy of bereaathletics.com Uniontown, PA – Having dropped their first round game in the 2016 USCAA Basketball National Championship, the men’s basketball team returned to the court to compete in the consolation portion of the tournament. #7 seed Berea College matched up against the number six seeded SUNY-Canton Kangaroos. Facing a five ... Read More »

Women’s Basketball ends Season with Win

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By Nate Metz Guest Sports Writer nathaniel_metz@berea.edu Photo Courtesy of bereaathletics.com Uniontown, PA- The women’s basketball team competed in the consolation portion of the 2016 USCAA Basketball National Championship. The team dropped their first round match up to Rochester College and came in today looking to leave the tournament with a win. The contest was against the seventh seeded Carlow ... Read More »

Award winning broadcaster, author speaks on faith, humanity

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By Lenox, K Editor-in-Chief lenoxk@berea.edu On February 25, 2016, The Campus Christian Center invited Krista Tippett to give “The Earl G. and Sue D. Robbins Peace Lecture.” Tippett is a Peabody Award-winning broadcaster, New York Times bestselling author, and a National Public Radio host and founder of “On Being–http://www.onbeing.org/”. Mr. Earl G. Robbins, established and provided funding for this lectureship ... Read More »

The Job

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The Job Taylor Brown News Writer brownta@berea.edu Devan’s grip tightened around the Harry’s throat. He looked straight into the man’s eyes while he strangled him. “Die.” He said to him. “Be quick about it.” Devan could see Harry’s pupils growing larger and his skin turning a dark shade of purple. His arms flailed uselessly against Devan’s and clawed at his ... Read More »

Dealing with stress : Koru Mindfulness helps Students ‘unfurl like a fern’

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Taylor Brown News Writer brownta@berea.edu Stress is nothing new to BC students,whether it’s caused by classes, work, or environment, they just have to deal with it. Just recently, the F.R.E.S.H. Start program teamed up with an instructor by the name of Karen Newton to introduce BC students to Koru Mindfulness program. Newton works for the University of Louisville as director ... Read More »

Berea Students Victims of racism, violence at March 1 Louisville Trump’s rally

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Taylor Brown News Writer brownta@berea.edu Really terrifying,’ a student recalls! “A policeman looked me in the eye as one of the guards (an older caucasian male) dragged me out of there. This was not a place of love.” – Corey Bush ‘19. A group of students from Berea College, under the name “Bereans for Mike Brown (B4MB),” attended the March ... Read More »

Campus continues discussion on Great Commitments re-articulation–to align with contemporary practices

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By Kenneth McQueen, Jr Guest Writer Kenneth_Mcqueen@berea.edu Many Bereans believe that the Great Commitments of Berea College were founded in the late 1800s along with the college, according to Dr. Richard Meadows, associate professor of foreign language at Berea. In 1962, Berea College produced a report titled “Profile of Berea College, 1952-1962,” as part of a grant application to the ... Read More »

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