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Students Substance Abuse — a Slippery Slope

By Lenox, K. Executive Editor-In-Chief United States Surgeon General Calls on Doctors and other Medical Professionals to engage with patients more! On November 28th , the U.S. Surgeon General and former Harvard Medical School instructor Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, who is closing in on his second year as surgeon general, discussed the problems created by the current substance abuse epidemic ... 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 »

Words, Magic

By Derby Chukwudi We often ignore the possibility of the manifestation of our words. Magic to some people have to do with fairy tales and bedtime stories but magic to me, has everything thing to do with my words. Unwanted situations can be avoided by choosing to say things that will only help our situations and not worsen them. I ... Read More »

Title IX with Katie Basham

By Talia Floyd Berea College has chosen to focus on bystander intervention. Basham explains saying “Research has shown that those programs that focus on teaching women not to get raped and teaching men not to be rapists don’t work. The majority of men aren’t going to be perpetrators…bystander intervention, is not labeling women as victims.”      Sexual violence on college ... Read More »

President Trump, obstacle or an opportunity for Standing Rock

By Talia Floyd On January 24 President Trump signed two executive orders advancing the construction of not only the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) but the keystone XL pipeline. This decision has quickly made Trump’s business interests in DAPL, one of the most contentious of several conflicts of interest. According to Forbes and Fortune, the President’s most recent federal disclosure funds ... Read More »

Resolutions or Re-solutions!

Lenox, K. Executive Editor-in-Chief On 01/01/2017, many people probably made a long list of goals they want to see through this year, so far, some have already forgotten about those commitments already. 2014 was a good year for many and maybe a few obstacles for others. Some people discovered great things about themselves while others may have ended up with ... Read More »

Emergency response to an Hostile Individual

By Elshaday Yilma Senior News Writer Run  Hide    Fight         When people find themselves in an active shooter situation, panic and disorientation are common reaction, but knowing what to do ahead of time can increase people’s chances of surviving this type of emergency situation. One of the increasing action step is to run, hide,or fight. The phrase “Run Hide Fight®” is ... Read More »

The Great Conversations

By Derby Chukwudi News Writer Once a year when Berea Alums return to their Alma Mater to reconnect with the new generation of Berea College. Great Conversations is a dress for success networking event where alums and current Berea students have dinner together and network with one another. This year’s event was the 4th Great Conversation and nine outstanding alums ... Read More »

Giving Thanks!

Lenox, K. Pinnacle Editor American Tradition — On Thursday, November 27 Americans around the world will celebrate the annual Thanksgiving–a tradition cultivated by the Pilgrims and Puritans and later incorporated into the American culture. On this day, The United States of America will “Give Thanks” to the creator, intercessors, founding fathers, family, friends, soldiers and veterans-the defenders of our freedom. ... Read More »

We the People—A Rule by Democracy not Fear

By Lenox, K. Executive Editor-In-Chief On November 8, the American electorate, voted to shift the distribution of power–returning control of the Senate and House of Representative to the Republican Party, but also a Republican President elect to “keep democracy alive,” according to Cable News Network (CNN.) President Abraham Lincoln in his Gettysburg address discussed that the whole point of democracy ... Read More »

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