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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.

Vikings vote by mail, engage in 2020 election process

The hotly contested 2020 presidential election has seen Berry College students voting, encouraging the use of mail-in ballots, and participating in bipartisan election-related activities.

Injured doe roams Berry’s campus

Berry’s population of nearly 1,500 deer are often visible on campus, but one injured doe has led to multiple calls to Berry PD over concerns for the animal’s wellbeing.

Students protest at Mountain Day activities for change

On Oct. 5, the President’s Office released the Week 8 Update email, which included an update on Berry’s investigation of social media posts made by an employee in the Office of Residence Life on Sept. 13.

SGA Responds to Ongoing Student Demonstrations

Annie Deitz, Campus Carrier Managing Editor Last week, students participated in three different demonstrations in response to the announcement made in an email from the President’s Office on Oct. 5 that the staff member who […]

Activism in photos: Solidarity Week concludes with BLM march

Solidarity Week concluded at Berry College last Sunday with a Black Lives Matter march and vigil.

The 2020 Freshman Experience: Sports

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 first installment of a series on the Freshman Experience, we take a look at how the absence of sporting events has changed freshman year for Berry College students.