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Vol. 164, ISSUE 3

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UK-USA Dynamic; Leadership Support or Interference!

By Nmasichi Chukwuemeka On Friday, September 15th, an explosion went off at Parsons Green Underground station in West London. No one was killed, but about 29 people were injured, and 19 taken to London hospitals, The New York Times reported; the explosive device which was homemade was contained in a white bucket and only half exploded, and the explosion has ... Read More »

Party-time  An All Black Affair– Dress Code that is!

By Nmasichi Chukwuemeka On August 26th at 10pm in the Activities Room, the Programming Specialist from Student Life kicked off the Fall 2017 semester with fun filled activities for Berea students. Some of the highlights included, Berea Bash, a magic show, a blackout party, and CAB’s failure to keep to their promise of providing food at the party. In contrast ... Read More »

“Love and Hatred in Troubled Times,” A Holocaust Survivor’s Perspective

By Nmasichi Chukwuemeka On September 7th, 2017, Berea College hosted Richard Weiner, a childhood holocaust survivor, an international patent lawyer, Columbia and Princeton alumni, and a citizen of the world. Weiner’s childhood ambition was to become a novelist; now an author who spends his time speaking widely on The Power of Forgiveness based on his experiences. Richard Weiner       Born ... Read More »

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 »

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

By Elijah  Nicholson-Messmer “My visits to Texas are often the best,” said Sharman Sugumaran ’20. “I go home, spend time with my best friends and enjoy some free time away from school,” Sugumaran added. A biology major, and midfield soccer player at Berea, Sugumaran said, “Although I consider Wichita Falls, Texas, home, it is not where I spent the most ... Read More »

End of DACA Ignites Deeper National Conversation

By Nmasichi Chukwuemeka On September 5th, United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions confirmed President Trump’s plan to terminate The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) within six months. President Trump said, “DACA — was a lawless policy that yielded terrible humanitarian consequences and denied jobs to hundreds of thousands of American citizens,” The New York Times reported. However, some people ... Read More »

Nuclear–Iran Deal

By Elijah Nicholson-Messmer The UN’s nuclear watchdog reported that Iran is within the limits set by the 2015 Nuclear Accord, contradicting assertions by President Trump which insist Iran is in violation of the deal. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) charged with verifying Iran’s adherence to the set limits through inspections of the country’s nuclear facilities, reported that Iran’s stockpile of ... Read More »

Self-Driving Car Legislation

By Ellijah Nicholson-Messmer The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) reported that Tesla Model S, the semi-autonomous driving system played a major role in the May 2016 fatal car accident. The driver in the fatal crash, Joshua Brown, 40, was on a state highway in Williston, Florida when a tractor-trailer crossed the road in front of his car, the sensors in ... 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 »

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