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Berry adds beach volleyball, pioneers D-III play

On Saturday, April 16, Berry College’s new beach volleyball team finished its first season with a fourth place finish at the Small College Beach Championships in Tavares, Fla.

Creative tech majors thrive in new HackBerry lab space

This semester, Berry’s creative technologies program opened its long-anticipated new building. Now, students and faculty are putting the lab to good use.

Athletes chase new records in outdoor season

This semester, Berry’s track and field athletes continue to break school and personal records in events such as the 1500-meter run, 200-meter sprint, and indoor weight throw. Berry will host the outdoor conference championships April 29-30.

Creating a “safe and brave space”

Director of Student Diversity Initiatives Haley Smith shares the vision behind Berry’s new Intercultural Center which hosted its grand opening last week.

Martha Berry Hwy one of most dangerous roadways in county

Floyd County Police data shows 200 traffic accidents occurred on Martha Berry Hwy last year, making it second only to Alabama Hwy in crash rate. This data emerges as Berry College Police crack down on on-campus speeding this semester.

International experiences continue despite pandemic hold-ups

Two years after COVID-19 spread to the U.S., students and faculty discuss the benefits and challenges of studying abroad amid the current crisis.

Men’s basketball poised for playoffs after weekend sweep

The Berry College men’s basketball team defeated Hendrix College 59-50 in the Cage Center on Sunday, extending their winning streak to eight games.

AAPI group founded at Berry

Berry’s new Asian-American and Pacific Islander Interest Group met for the first time this year to spark conversation about Asian culture and identity.

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.

‘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.