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Students’ Voices–The Numbers are in! BC’s 2016/2017 Campus Scorecard…

Lenox, K. Executive Editor-in-Chief The 2016/2017 campus scorecard is in. The Pinnacle reached out to students in a two step process through surveys and questionnaires. Below is what a good representation of Berea students participants said. About 100% of student participants indicated that they would like to see more transparency with the trustee affairs and meetings concerning the college in ... Read More »

Tiger Woods, slowly transitioning for retirement or hibernating for a biological defying comeback!

Lenox, K. Executive Editor-in-Chief On Friday, March 31st on his website, world renowned golfer Tiger Woods for the third time in the last four years announced that he will not play in the Masters due to not having enough time to prepare to play. “Unfortunately, I won’t be competing in this year’s Masters. I did about everything I could to ... Read More »

Kinetic Expressions: an art of Movement

By Derby Chukwudi March 30th through April 1st, marked the 20th Anniversary of Kinetic Expressions on campus. Every year, the Dance Department puts together a performance to entertain the campus and its community members. These dances reflect different emotions and theme. Ashley Mathis ’16 says, “Auditions for Kinetic Expressions begins in November for choreographers, and dance auditions usually start following ... Read More »

“State of Mind”

By Derby Chukwudi Visiting Professor of Theatre Tia Davis directed a devised play “State of Mind” which premiered on March 31 through April 8. “State of Mind” is different in that all the pieces are originally written by students who make up the ensemble with themes including love, family, relationships, death, humor, activism, and communication. The Pinnacle had the opportunity ... Read More »

Should labor hours be accredited to student athletes?

By Jenna Hughes Student athletes put in a minimum of twelve hours a week toward their sport. Full time college students are expected to spend forty hours per week on their academics. An additional ten hours per week are required to be completed for the labor program. Would it be acceptable to credit some labor hours to student athletes? Jillian ... Read More »

Bored in Berea?

By Jenna Hughes Believe it or not, Berea offers a wide variety of things to do. Sometimes all it takes is a little imagination. Some warm and sunny days provide for a plethora of activities. During a busy week, take a blanket outside, bask in the sunlight, and catch up on homework. If you want to do something more active, ... Read More »

Teach us to persevere or teach us to fail

By Talia Floyd It was right around this time last semester, a little earlier, that I decided I wasn’t going to drop that Spanish 102 course. My midterm grades were abysmal, mostly due to spending too much time staring at my screen as if by the power of vision the complexity of verb tense would be transferred to my head, ... Read More »

Finals are encroaching. I’m sorry. It’s true. Brace yourselves.

By Talia Floyd The end of spring semester comes with a long build up to summer plans, whether you’re going abroad, working, interning, visiting family, sleeping off the school year or a combination. As much as we would like for the school year to get progressively less stressful,  the reality is that in order to pass and collect that last ... Read More »

Millennials, an Invention!

By Talia Floyd According to the census bureau, a millennial is anyone born between 1982-2000. This is the second time the census bureau has tracked a generation. They also tracked the baby boomers who encompass all births from 1946 to 1964. The age range was not computed by the end of the last generation; it only came out in 2015. Every ... Read More »

Trump Administration and Syria

By Talia Floyd On Thursday, April 6 2017, the United States launched an attack on Al Shayrat airfield in Syria. President Trump said the airbase was targeted for its role in a chemical weapons attack on the town of Khan Sheikhoun that killed more than 80 civilians two days earlier. According to the Pentagon News Release, Russia and Iran sharply ... Read More »

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