Month: February 2022

Martha Berry Hwy one of most dangerous roadways in county

Floyd County Police data shows 200 traffic accidents occurred on Martha Berry Hwy last year, making it second only to Alabama Hwy in crash rate. This data emerges as Berry College Police crack down on on-campus speeding this semester.

“Twilight” actors’ skills deserve more recognition 

“The Twilight Saga,” is a film series that is based on the books by Stephanie Meyer. The tale follows the love story of Bella Swan and Edward Cullen throughout five films: “Twilight,” “New Moon,” “Eclipse,” “Breaking Dawn Part I” and “Breaking Dawn Part II.” There are several references to the films that remain known in popular culture today. 

Guilty pleasures should not insinuate feeling guilty 

I’m certain you are familiar with the phrase “guilty pleasure” and it is, quite honestly, one of my least favorite phrases. For those unfamiliar with the term, it essentially describes enjoying something that others might look down upon.

Our View: Anonymity shouldn’t outweigh productivity 

In theory, and theory alone, anonymity is one of the greatest capabilities available to individuals. Authors have used pseudonyms to publish successful works that otherwise would not have been as successful if readers knew the author’s race, sexuality or gender.

Conflict between Ukraine and Russia escalates further

Over the last three and a half months, tensions between Ukraine and Russia have been escalating. Members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) as well as the European Union (EU) have begun imposing sanctions on Russia to discourage their increasing aggression towards Ukraine.

Intercultural Center hosts week-long opening celebration

Peter Merril, deputy news editor Meredith Stafford, staff writer The Intercultural Center (ICC) opened its doors Monday Feb. 21 in the downstairs hall of Krannert. This week, the ICC has hosted an event each night, […]

Mark Kozera plans to retire after working 11 years at Berry

On June 30, Director of Employer Engagement Mark Kozera will retire. Kozera graduated from Berry in 1979 with the titles of student government president and Mr. Berry before returning as faculty. He dedicated 11 years and 11 months of his life to working at his alma mater.

New app to help graduating seniors and alumni connect

The Berry College Alumni Center is set to fully release a new app for Berry’s graduating seniors on March 3. The new app, called Berry Alumni Connect, aims to help create and maintain connections between current students and upcoming alumni outside of Berry.