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Individuals Take BC’s Racial Incident & Safety Concerns to Social Media!

When several students are maliciously harassed and assaulted on campus by (yet to be legally identified group or individual), many students had questions such as: is this not a hate crime? Why is someone not arrested? Shouldn’t the FBI be involved? What happened to all the cameras around campus? President Roelofs and the administration took a proactive step and called ... Read More »

Berea Responds to Racism and Homophobia

Taylor Brown News Writer brownta@berea.edu On November 23, Berea College held a peaceful protest on the sidewalks in front of the President’s home. This pro- test was a response to the recent racial and homophobic harassments that have been made toward the minority college students by white men in trucks with the confederate flag on them. Racial slurs have been ... Read More »

Campus Dining Changes—All Eyes on the Administration!

The Pinnacle took random questions and concerns from students about Campus Dining services, and David McHargue, Director of Dining Services, discussed student concerns. Pinnacle: Does BC need more dining options on campus other than the Mountaineers dining and Crossroad Café, in order to meet the growing needs of students on campus? McHargue: The college has actually put plans into the ... Read More »

Berea Fest

By Taylor Brown brownta@berea.edu The Berea Fest happened this past Saturday, the 14. Alumni swarmed the campus, and mainly concentrated on the Fairchild lawn. The place was full of smiling faces and the little children of alumni running around the campus. The sun was out, even though it was quite chilly, and autumn was very apparent. It was a beautiful ... Read More »

FRESHEN UP WITH FRESH START

Photo courtesy of FRESH START BC By Taylor Brown News Writer brownta@berea.edu .” As part of Berea College’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), they have created the FRESH Start program. This program is also an acronym, where “FRESH” stands for “First-year Residential Experience Supporting Health” and it strives to help first-year students transition into college as smoothly as possible. This particular ... Read More »

Berea’s Gaming Club

Photo by Taylor Brown By Taylor Brown News writer It can be a tough decision leaving gaming consoles at home, or your television. But fear not! Berea College students have gotten together to promote a club exclusively for gamers, Berea’s Gaming Club. The club meets every Saturday from 7 pm to 9 pm in Alumni Building in the Stammer room. ... Read More »

Dana Unveiled—Q&A Session with Derrick Singleton

Many students had concerns and question about the newest residential building on Campus. Below is a complete Questions and Answers with Derrick Singleton, Vice President for Operations and Sustainability. Part 1 Pinnacle: The new Dana design reflects a good signature of Luckett and Farley Architectural firm with the “terrace,” and it is a great view and something new on campus. ... Read More »

Confederate Flag being sold in Berea??

By Taylor Brown News Writer brownta@berea.edu On Saturday afternoon at the Spoonbread Festival, a group of young activists took the streets to protest the vendors selling merchandise with the confederate flag printed on them. The group is named the Bereans for Mike Brown, made primarily of Berea College students. They were informed about the Chamber of Commerce in Berea allowing ... Read More »

FRESHEN UP WITH F.R.E.S.H. START

Photo by FRESH START. BC. By Taylor Brown News Writer brownta@berea.eduFor anyone on the campus who wants to begin life anew, F.R.E.S.H. Start is here for you. The program was designed by Student Life and the Academic division to help students, particularly the freshmen, with life enhancing skills by encouraging students to participate in competitions and various activities throughout the ... Read More »

Berea Graduates Becoming TFA Corps Members

By Smith Abigail Guest Writer Abigail.Smith@teachforamerica.org Seven outstanding Berea College seniors have been selected to join Teach For America’s incoming corps of teachers for 2015. These graduates were some of the 5,000 corps members selected out of nearly 44,000 applicants this year. Selection criteria included exceptional academic achievement, on-campus leadership and involvements, and a strong belief that all students, regardless ... Read More »

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