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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
By Elijah Nicholson-Messmer Kiana Wells ’21 comes from Kingston, Tennessee, home of Wells, and the “football country” according to Wells. A small town nestled between Watts Bar Lake and Clinch River, Kingston is forty-five minutes west of the University of Tennessee. When considering her College options, the distinct lack of a football team was not the only thing that attracted ... Read More »
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 »
Zakiyya Ashe ’17, one of the 40 new faces of the prestigious Watson Fellows, her Berea journey and post-graduation plans.
Lenox, K. Executive Editor-in-Chief Zakiyya Ashe ’17 is a Biology Major. For many who know her, Zakiyya is also an at-ease artists. Taylor Brown ‘17 said, “Zakiyya has a way of making you chuckle, even on your not-so-good days.” Four years ago before committing to University of Dayton, Zakiyya learned about Berea College through her mother. “My mom came ... Read More »
Actors from the London Stage returned to Berea College’s Jelkyl Theatre (BCTL) Stage to perform Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare.
By Lenox, K. (Executive Editor-In-Chief) 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, ... Read More »