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BC’s African Student Association Members Attend 6TH Annual Midwestern Conference at Northern Kentucky University

By Derby Chukwudi News Writer chukwudid@berea.edu This year, the African Student Union of Northern Kentucky University was privileged to host the 6th Annual African Midwest Conference. On September 2nd, 2016 twenty members of the African Students Association (ASA) left the pinnacles of Berea to join with over fifty schools located in the Midwestern area of the country for the Midwestern ... Read More »

Seasoned Bereans address the Class of 2020

By Destiny Calhoun Associate News Writer calhound@berea.edu Micah Egana ’18 “For my first year I was really homesick. I’m from Louisville but it was really difficult not having my own transportation. Whenever I was missing home I had to wait for my parents to come and get me. That was the hardest transition; not being able to go home or ... Read More »

BC’s Multicultural Week in Pictures

The last week of March was a multicultural themed week on Campus. Several students, faculty, staff, invited guests, student organizations and clubs took part in the celebration of cultures around the globe. Some of the participants included the the African Students Association (ASA), Asian students groups, Middle Eastern Dance Troupe, Dance performance by Dance Professor Nashwa Cahill, and musical performance ... Read More »

When College Administration “Gets it Right,” Students Agree!

2016 summer session will allow students greater flexibility for the first time than previous summers to hopefully satisfy their dietary needs while saving for the next school year. Summer for many Bereans is a time for research, internship, work, classes, but also fulfilling the requirement from the financial aid office — to save enough to cover the next academic year’s ... Read More »

‘Ground Floor’ is open!

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 »

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

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 »

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

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 »

Berea College’s 16th Annual MLK Day Celebration

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

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 »

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

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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