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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 »

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

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 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 »

We Asked these students:”Shall We Talk About Race in 2016?”

By Taylor Brown News Writer brownta@berea.edu “Yes, I feel like we need to understand how different people identify with their own culture and we need to learn how to respect other people and their beliefs. Clearly we still have an issue when you have a person spouting off hate who’s trying to become the president of the United States, and ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

Dana Hall Renovations

Pinnacle Editor The smell of new paints, a large terrace, new bathrooms, a spacious reception area with glass panels, or green lawns in front and on the roof all equates to one thing on the Berea College campus; Dana Hall and the ever-going renovations. Dana offers a deep and warm welcome at first sight with very good reasoning as it ... Read More »

HVZ Highlights and Lowlights

By Taylor Brown News Writer The Humans vs. Zombies (HvZ) game on the Berea College campus is quite popular. It’s a live action game where the people who are zombies try and turn those who are human. Those who are human hunt the zombies or try and keep themselves from being turned. Ben Nikoi, a freshman at school, had this ... Read More »

The End of the Corner Pocket

Photo by Andrea Dowlen Katelyn Blair Pinnacle Writer blairk@berea.edu The Alumni Building has long been home to the Activities Room and the Corner Pocket, where students could enjoy a variety of recreational activities. Now, however, the basement is undergoing renovations that will take away much of the space previously occupied by the Corner Pocket. Instead of the six pool tables, ... Read More »

Berea College has a “Textbook problem!”

Pinnacle Editor      Consumer Goods: As of 01-05-2015, the Berea College bookstore and the Hutchins Library closed the chapter on “Textbook Reserve.” Within the past few months, there has been various issues on campus with textbooks, from receiving wrong orders to textbooks being lost in the mail, especially from the freshmen class–some, so mortifying that no student in Berea should ... Read More »

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