Category: News

Florence’s Jewish community struggles in the face of tourism

Newly installed rabbi emphasizing education to ensure vitality of minority religious community

In Florence’s places of worship, the sacred and the profane often compete

Renaissance city’s reliance on tourism asks cathedrals, synagogues, churches to balance faith and commerce

The Carrier’s Declassified School Survival Guide

Life at Berry College can seem daunting to many new students, but the latest survival guide to navigating the campus is now close at hand! 

Georgia passes hands-free driving law

A new Hands-Free Law went into effect in Georgia on July 1st.

Viking Court and dining hall make updates

Berry dining services made significant upgrades to both Viking Court and the dining hall over the summer.

Heida and Taylor rise to new heights

Several key staff changes occurred in the Berry College administration over the course of this summer.

Former Athletic Director Todd Brooks named to same position at Oglethorpe University

Yesterday it was announced that Todd Brooks would be the new athletic director at Oglethorpe University.

Outreach to immigrants in Florence

St. Mark’s English Church uses art and storytelling to foster dialogue

Florence suburb embracing diversity, accepting immigrants

Sesto Fiorentino, a progressive city outside of Florence, fosters a diverse community by welcoming immigrants and helping them settle.

Greater Florence to get its first mosque

Municipality of Sesto Fiorentino joins project to build mosque, allying with Catholic diocese, Islamic community and the University of Florence