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A Place of Comfort: Black Music Ensemble (BME) begins a new academic year with a retreat!

Derby Chukwudi News Writer Chukwudid@berea.edu   On Friday September 9th,The Black Music Ensemble kicked off the academic school year with a welcoming and introductory retreat with old and new members at Presser Hall hosted by BME staff members and President Roelofs. BME is not just another musical ensemble, but one of the diverse groups on campus that provides a place ... Read More »

Fun and Safety All in One — Green Dot

Kiara Hunt News Writer huntk@berea.edu   When thinking of something fun to do on a Tuesday night, not many people think of bingo this day and age. Green Dot Bingo, no less, is another idea that does not cross the mind of a general college student. But let’s not judge an activity by its title. According to the Green Dot ... Read More »

Voices of Bereans

Derby Chukwudi News Writer Chukwudid@berea.edu Students share what Berea College means to them and the motivation for pushing on  despite the challenges.     Chase McCoy ’20 “Berea is happiness to me and that happiness comes from the strong community here at Berea. When I left my hometown, I wasn’t a happy person. I left my hometown of Murray, Kentucky ... Read More »

Osvaldo Flores on Voter Registration Drive

Elshaday Yilma Guest Writer yilmae@berea.edu   Osvaldo Flores ‘18 is the previous Kentuckians for the Commonwealth (KFTC) Campus Organizer and current Student Government Association (SGA) Executive President. With the general elections a few weeks away, The Pinnacle interviewed Flores on effort towards increasing voter registration in Berea College. Pinnacle: What influenced you to organize and support Voter Registration Drive? Flores: ... Read More »

Nestor Aviles ‘18 on Being Undecided

Elshaday Yilma Guest Writer yilmae@berea.edu   The Pinnacle interviewed Nestor Aviles ’18, on his experience of choosing a major. Choosing majors can be a daunting process, especially for first year and sophomore students still new to the idea of making major decisions for themselves. Choosing what one will be doing for the rest of their lives in a little over ... Read More »

The Arrival of Wholly Habaneros

Kiara Hunt News Writer huntk@berea.edu With the old café closed, Sodexo has opened in its place the new Mexican spot known as Wholly Habaneros. The renovations made to the café were a lot more open, similar to what one would expect to see at Subway. This is to present options to customers for toppings to put on or in their ... Read More »

College Administration Responsibilities on Sexual Assault!

Talia Floyd News Writer floydt@berea.edu   College campuses have become nationally recognized for an overwhelming concentration of sexual assault. According to a survey by the Association of American Universities released in 2015, “Rates of sexual assault and misconduct are highest among undergraduate females and those identifying as transgender, gender-queer, non-conforming, questioning, and as something not listed on the survey (TGQN)”. ... Read More »

First Convocation 2016/2017 Academic Year

By Kiara Hunt News Writer huntk@berea.edu Thursday, September 1st was the first day of Convocation for the 2016-2017 school year, which was titled “Speaking the Great Commitments Anew”. Taking place in the Seabury Arena, there was a specific manner in which members of Berea College, be it faculty, staff, or student, would enter the building and the gathering location itself. ... Read More »

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 »

BC’s Class of 2020 Around the Globe

By Derby Chukwudi News Writer chukwudid@berea.edu Each year, to emphasize the motto of Berea College, students from all over the world are given the world-class opportunity to have a quality education at no cost. This year we had students from about thirty countries including: Nigeria, Kenya, Japan, South Korea, Zimbabwe, The Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Ukraine, Vietnam, Afghanistan, Algeria, ... Read More »

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