Tag: Berry College

Remembering Eden Muina

Over the past month, Berry community members gathered to honor the memory of sophomore Eden Muina, who died on September 12, 2021. Friends who knew Muina from her wide-reaching campus involvement share stories about her impact on their lives.

Football team kicks off conference play with Mountain Day home game

This Saturday, the Berry College Football team squares off against Trinity University for the first SAA game of the season. This is the first Mountain Day home game the team has played in three years.

Unvaccinated students weigh options amid COVID-19 spike

As COVID-19 cases in Floyd County reach an all-time high, unvaccinated students at Berry College stand at a crossroads.

‘Like it was yesterday’: Remembering 9/11 at Berry

Berry College’s advisor for the student newspaper and his former staff reflect on 9/11 through the lens of the Campus Carrier

COVID-19 cases at Berry: 2020-2021 end of year data

Here, you can find a chart showing how many new cases of COVID-19 were reported among on-campus Berry College residents throughout the 2020-2021 academic year.

Wine

Student entrepreneur wins $6,000 for wine business

Student entrepreneur Nancy Belle Hansford won $6,000 for her business Watkinsville Wine at The Pitch on April 16th. Next, she hopes to use the money to purchase the licenses and a storefront to take her business to the next step.

The new committee meets in a room at city hall to discuss creating a plaque about the Nathan Bedford Forrest statue.

New committee continues debate over Confederate statue in first meeting

At the end of January, Rome removed a statue of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest from the base of Myrtle Hill Cemetery. Now, a new Interpretation Advisory Committee is working to create a plaque about the controversial figure.

Berry Speaks: Black Student Association hosts public speaking event

To celebrate Black History month, the Black Student Association hosted the Berry Speaks event. This event on February 11th gave three students the opportunity to speak on a different topic impacting the Black community.

The 2020 Freshman Experience: Events

Freshman year is a pivotal time in the lives of college students, but this transition looks different in 2020 due to COVID-19. In the second installment of our series on the Freshman Experience, we take a look at how COVID-conscious event programming has changed the experience for first year college students.

Students protest during Berry’s 2020 Mountain Day

Students called for a Chief Diversity Officer at Berry College during the school’s 2020 Mountain Day festivities, which ran throughout the week of October 4 through October 10.