Category: News

COVID-19 rises in Europe, falls in Georgia

According to Caitlin Owens, reporter for Axios news, COVID-19 is spiking again in European countries.

Suicide prevention project director resigns

Morgan Green, former suicide prevention project director for Berry’s Counseling Center, resigned recently, leaving the post vacant. As a result, the title has been given to other counselors at the Counseling Center, limiting the ability of the Center to serve students.

U.S. Senate to confirm Supreme Court Justice nominee

Currently, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is widely expected to be confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court as the court’s 116th justice. This vote is historic as Jackson would be the first Black woman on the Supreme Court. The full Senate vote will occur later this week. 

Russia faces increasing economic sanctions due to war

In the weeks following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the western world has placed some of the most restrictive sanctions in history on the invading country. Sanctions are penalties imposed on countries who do not abide by international law.

COVID-19 vaccines being reviewed for children under 5

Moderna researched and reported on COVID-19 vaccine data for children ages 2 to 5 years old throughout March. 

Students attend lunch for Senators Ossoff and Warnock

Representatives from the offices of Senators Jon Ossoff (D- Georgia) and Raphael Warnock (D- Georgia) met with Berry students for lunch on Tuesday.

Administration announces commencement speaker

Carol B. Tomé, the current CEO of UPS, will be the commencement speaker for the 2022 graduation on May 7.

Students experience issues during registration for housing

During the week of housing registration, students expressed concerns and frustrations with the process and its outcomes.

Georgia prepares for midterms after Crossover Day

On March 15, the Georgia General Assembly participated in Crossover Day, a major point in the legislative process for bills that are seeking to be passed.

Athletes chase new records in outdoor season

This semester, Berry’s track and field athletes continue to break school and personal records in events such as the 1500-meter run, 200-meter sprint, and indoor weight throw. Berry will host the outdoor conference championships April 29-30.