Category: Opinion

Should Berry mandate a COVID-19 vaccine? 

Berry should mandate Vanessa Fowler, online editor For the safety of the campus as well as the return to normalcy, Berry College should have a COVID-19 vaccine mandate. In Mar. of 2020, the world was […]

Our View: Adminstration needs to clarify travel expectations 

Every Wednesday, usually around 5:30 p.m., Berry students, faculty and staff receive an email from the Office of the President containing the latest news about COVID-19.

Our View: Embracing neurodiversity benefits everyone 

In 1998, sociologist Judy Singer coined the term “neurodiversity” defining it as the range of differences in individual brain function and behavioral traits, regarded as part of normal variation in the human population.

Sumo wrestling continues thanks to tradition 

If you had told me a year ago that I would be a fan of Sumo wrestling, I’d have laughed in your face (wearing my mask, of course).

“Black Widow” movie subtly depicts heroism 

Scarlett Johansson is the latest Avenger to get her own featured film, and Marvel Studios did not disappoint with their delivery.

Anonymity is dead unless we intervene

Everyone has had times when being unrecognizable is an advantage.

“How to Train Your Dragon” is the best movie series

The first movie is set in a world where the people of Berk hate dragons and follows a boy from Berk, Hiccup, who finds an injured dragon. Hiccup works to change the minds of his people while also forming a bond with his new dragon, Toothless. 

Our View: Combat misinformation by thinking critically

In mid-July, President Biden spoke very bluntly about the threat of misinformation being spread online, saying that social media companies such as Facebook were “killing people.”

Our View: Respect others’ comfort levels during a pandemic

Here we are again. Another school year, another semester impacted by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and not seeing the bottom half of people’s faces. This is obviously incredibly frustrating especially considering for a brief time […]