Month: April 2022

I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired 

I enjoy working and I like the jobs that I have, but as I have gained more leadership and developed a passion for the fields that I am pursuing, it has become glaringly obvious that my expectations are set much too high, in others’ opinions. 

Laughlin: the best community on campus 

This is my last issue working as Editor-in-Chief for the Campus Carrier. Even after two years as Editor-in-Chief and three years on staff, I’ll go ahead and clarify that yes, journalism is my passion. 

Our View: Listen and learn from other peoples’ stories 

Humans, by nature, are storytellers. Cave drawings depict animals, humans and other objects and were likely associated with oral stories. Homer’s “The Iliad” and Native American folk tales were originally told orally, before being written down at a later date. Musicians use their music to story tell, and filmmakers and photographers use their cameras. They help us bond and empathize with one another.

Pedestrian involved in campus incident

On Apr. 11, a walkable campus learned a valuable lesson about staying safe on sidewalks and in crosswalks. Every week, The Campus Carrier receives the police beat, a report of Berry incidents during the week, from the Berry College Police Department. This past week’s report confirmed that an incident took place at the roundabout on Apr. 11 at 2:02 p.m.

Berry prepares for graduation and incoming class

As the semester draws to a close, Berry College is preparing for the May 7 graduation, as well as the incoming freshman class of the 2022-23 academic year. The graduation is supposed to take place at Valhalla Stadium, same as last year. Provost Mary Boyd explained that the reason the ceremony will be in Valhalla again was due to positive feedback about the decision last year.

Berry senior receives coveted 2022 Martha Berry award

Senior Will Bannister received the 2022 Martha Berry Award for Outstanding Undergraduate. The annual award recognizes a senior at Berry who has fulfilled Berry’s mission with their individual achievements.

New SGA members elected to represent Berry students

As the school year comes to a close, the Berry Student Government Association (SGA) looks toward the fall where new faces will represent the student body. The new SGA executive board members were sworn in on Tuesday.

World languages to add immersive new elective next fall 

Beginning fall 2022, the Berry College Department of World Languages will offer a new spanish elective. 

Seniors decorate caps for graduation

As finals week approaches, graduation is also drawing near. Berry’s graduation gowns are navy blue with the Berry College seal on the right-hand shoulder. Caps are the same color. However, to stick out in the sea of Berry blue, seniors have the option of decorating their graduation cap.

Communication department adds new concentration 

The communication department at Berry College is adding a new concentration called communication and media studies. The new concentration will be available to students starting in fall 2022.