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Making A Difference–Giving Day

By Elijah  Nicholson-Messmer On Thursday, August 31st, Berea College celebrated its 2nd Annual Giving Day, a 24-hour fundraiser event with the aim of providing scholarships to Berea students. According to the Office of Alumni relations, “A generous Berea College alumnus kicked off the Giving Day with a donation of $25,000, and also attached a challenge to other Berea Alumni to ... Read More »

Actors from the London Stage returned to Berea College’s Jelkyl Theatre (BCTL) Stage to perform Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare.

On February 9th through February 11th, a team of talented actors from the London stage (Sarah Finigan, Roger May, Jasmeen James, Jack Whitam, and William Donaldson,) performed Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare at Berea College’s Jelkyl Theatre. This was their 7th visit to the College. Their previous performance at Berea College includes Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, and Much Ado ... 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 »

Terror, Brothel, Romance, Resilience… in RUINED!

BC’s Theatre Laboratory presents “Ruined,” which is scheduled to open 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16 through the 21 at the Berea College Jelkyl Theatre. An evocative production directed by Professor Adanma Barton, “Ruined” is a spice of comfort and uncomfortable subjects that cannot be avoided, but must be told. Inspired by “Mother Courage and Her Children,” a play written by ... Read More »

Stigma and Mental Health Care Among College Students

By Talia Floyd Senior News Writer Mental health is one of the most important and dismissed elements of leading a healthy lifestyle. However a persistent myth that serious mental health crises, including suicide, come without warning. A myth that is propagated by a combination of sources including media. However this myth stems from the inability to identify warning signs rather ... Read More »

Senior Spotlight

By Derby Chukwudi Senior News Writer The Fall semester is coming to an end, and many students can use a motivation to persevere through. Boubacar Cherif, “17, shares what keeps him motivated during his time in Berea with the Pinnacle. Pinnacle: What would you like to tell our readers about yourself? Boubacar: I reside in Alabama but was born in ... Read More »

Disaster Relief Efforts

By Talia Floyd News Writer Particularly after shocking disasters, there is a moment where seemingly everyone clamors to do whatever they can to help. It happened when Haiti experienced the devastating earthquake of 2010 and it’s happening now with Hurricane Mathew. Donations streamed into charities, non-governmental organizations (NGO’s) and nonprofits, some not as reputable as others. The urgency of natural ... Read More »

Rev. John G. Fee inducted into the National Abolitionist Hall Of Fame

By Derby Chukwudi Senior News Writer   On October 22nd, 2016 the National Abolitionist Hall Of Fame (NAHOF) celebrated four new inductees including Rev. John G. Fee, Beriah Green, Angelina Grimké, and James W.C. Pennington. Dr. Alicestyne Turley, Professor and Director Berea College Carter G. Woodson Center for Interracial Education, and President Lyle Roelofs, nominated Rev. Fee for induction into ... Read More »

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