New mask policy sparks diverging COVID-19 rules
On November 5, Berry’s Office of the President removed the general mask requirement on campus, citing decreased COVID-19 rates. The new policy allows faculty and staff to require masks in their own workspaces, leading to mask-required and mask-optional zones around Berry.
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.
Equestrian Team continues to thrive despite COVID
Berry’s equestrian team adapts to changes in routine cause by the coronavirus.
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.
Students say in-person classes, on-campus living worth added precautions
COVID-19 restrictions have changed the ways students live their lives. First year reporters Annabelle Norton and Madi Rowe dive into how Berry students adapt to these guidelines and how Berry’s campus life is different from many other colleges.
COVID in photos: Managing marches and amusement rides in 2020
In light of COVID-19, traditional events such as the Mountain Day Grand March and Marthapalooza required unique social distancing measures.
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.
Georgia colleges and COVID: differing policies and reported cases
To understand how colleges are handling COVID-19 across the state, we reviewed several Georgia universities’ COVID procedures and case numbers, and reached out to some of their students to see what makes their school’s policies unique.
Art program adapts to 2020’s unique challenges
In order to accommodate concerns about COVID-19, the art program’s classes and events look different in 2020. Still, the program has an open gallery and a full schedule of events for the semester.
COVID in photos: Students and staff use functional and expressive masks around campus
Although masks are required as a safety measure at Berry College, students and faculty alike have found ways to make masks both expressive and practical.