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Berry connector could join Berry’s trails to Rome trail system

Across Rome, there are 16 miles of multiuse trails that have been advancing over the past few years. City Engineering is currently building a ramp that will connect the Mount Berry trail with the rest of the Rome trail system called ECO Greenway. With one more connecting piece, Berry students, faculty and staff could access the Mount Berry trail and entire Rome trail system through Berry school property.

Why I love just doing things “for funsies”

Katherine Harber, Campus Carrier copy editor Over the past few years, one of the most beneficial realizations I have come to about my life is how fulfilling it can be to do things for the […]

The fantasy genre teaches indispensable lessons

Mary Harrison, Campus Carrier sports editor I consider my love of fantasy to be a personality trait, fostered by years of playing epic “make-believe” games with my mom and being introduced to “The Chronicles of […]

Students should be prioritized over filming

With the recent wrap-up of Tyler Perry Studios filming on Berry’s campus, the treatment of students during filming has come to light. From issues with parking to inconsiderate crew members, Berry students, especially those living […]

Hackberry students to partner with BCEMS

The Creative Technology Program has introduced an elective course for those interested in education and technology. CRT 340 Methods in Technology Education, will focus on allowing Berry students to develop their own skills by teaching children concepts in technology and engineering.

Lawmakers enact TikTok bans on government devices

Since its inception, the entertainment and creation app TikTok has experienced a number of criticisms and controversies. Whether it be controversy within the creator community or in the app itself, it is no stranger to scrutiny. However, such scrutiny has become more action-based as states continue restricting the app’s usage on government-issued devices. 

Writing Center staff undergoes unique training

While artificial intelligence technology like ChatGPT prompts concerns about academic integrity in college courses, students at the Berry College Writing Center continue to provide numerous resources to help all students with writing assignments. This semester, new Writing Center hires are undergoing training to begin work as consultants next fall. Melissa King, director of the Writing Center and lecturer of English, rhetoric and writing, said that there is a large number of students starting training this semester. 

Vikings are prepared for medical emergencies on the field

On Jan. 2, National Football League (NFL) player Damar Hamlin, a safety for the Buffalo Bills, suffered a heart attack during a game against the Cincinnati Bengals. The 24-year-old survived and started the recovery process this month, also sparking a nationwide conversation about athlete safety.

Berry celebrates MLK Day with new events

Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Day at Berry looked a little different this year. This past Monday, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (D&I), the Chaplain’s Office, the Lettie Pate Whitehead Scholarship and Berry College Volunteer Services (BCVS) came together to host events for students to celebrate the life of the civil rights activist.

Tyler Perry films major movie production at Ford

Rosemary Chesney, Campus Carrier arts and living editor Actor and producer Tyler Perry’s next major film, titled Six Triple Eight, began filming on Berry’s campus on Jan. 9 and will go until Jan. 20. This movie, […]