Tag: Feature

Celebrating beyond Christmas: winter holidays in different cultures

Arielle Fischer, features editor Hanukkah  Hanukkah is a traditional Jewish celebration that represents faith and freedom. The eight days of Hanukkah are symbolic of the eight days of candlelight the temple was blessed with following […]

Random roommates reflect on their college experiences

The chance to opt for a random roommate is one of the unique features of college life. Every year at Berry, Residence Life works behind the scenes trying to match students as effectively as possible. Fusion interviewed junior Anna Rich and others to hear their perspectives on the college rooming process.

Mike’s Movie Talk: Knives Out

Host Mike Myers and special guest Alyssa Freyman meet up to talk about Knives Out (2019). Tune in next time to see what movie Mike talks about next!

Easy Baked Improv: Two decades of ‘making stuff up’

Berry’s improvisational comedy club, Easy Baked Improv, began roughly 20 years ago as a platform for student creativity. Now, students practice and perform as a means to relieve stress, develop public speaking skills, and simply have fun.

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.

Reflecting a year after the 2020 election

It has been just over a year since the 2020 election between President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump.

SDI celebrates Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month occurs every November and celebrates Native American culture while also informing those who might not know much about the history and the problems Native Americans face today.

‘Stretch’ road resurfacing paves way for WinShape commuters

Last month, Northwest Georgia Paving Inc. began resurfacing the Lavender Mountain Road, notorious among Mountain Campus residents for its potholes. Now, the newly refinished road eases access between Berry’s two campuses.

SAA victory propels Vikings to NCAA Championship

On Sunday, the Berry College volleyball team won the Southern Athletic Association Championship. Thursday at 3 p.m., the Vikings face Transylvania University in their first game of the NCAA Division III Championship tournament.

Crime on campus: investigating offences in the Berry community

2020 brought several adjustments to life at Berry, such as mask mandates, Zoom classes and “Berry Bubble” restrictions. Throughout 2020, Berry also experienced a significant decrease in crimes committed both on-campus and off-campus by students, according to the 2021 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report.