Category: Our View

Libraries are vital community resources that deserve more funding

For many college students, the library is the number one place to go when you have to study for a big test or work on a group project outside of class. At Berry, it’s where […]

The Willow Project is environmentally and socially unjust

On March 13, the Biden Administration approved the Willow Project, an oil drilling project in the North Slope of Alaska. The project, which will contribute a great amount to the United States’ already existing carbon […]

We should always be in daylight saving time

Sunrise at 6:30 a.m. and sunset at 9 p.m. Playing outside with a friend on a warm day late into the evening until you can’t see each other anymore. Eating dinner with natural light streaming […]

Black history is important for everyone

The last week of February is almost here, and with that, the end of Black History Month draws nearer as well. Now is as good of time as ever for each of us to reflect […]

Invest in intergenerational relationships

Living in the “Berry bubble” makes it easy to be surrounded by the same people day in and day out. For the most part, Berry students are likely interacting with people who are generally around […]

America’s gun laws need reevaluation

America has a gun problem.  In this January alone, there were over 39 mass shootings contributing to the death of at least 69 individuals, and around 1,700 people have died as a result of gun […]

Technology should be allowed in the classroom

From phones to laptops to iPads, it seems like just about every college student always has some form of technology on them. Whether taking notes in class or frantically writing a paper in the library […]

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 […]

True crime media borders on being unethical

As true crime becomes an increasingly popular genre, it is essential to recognize the effect that these shows and movies can have. In the first 28 days of its release, Netflix’s “Dahmer – Monster: The […]

Holidays are too commercialized

Thanksgiving just passed, and the winter holidays are right around the corner. Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and more are fast approaching, and with them, the pressure to do a bunch of things that require spending money. […]