Tag: Student Life

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.

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.

Berry Center for Integrity in Leadership launches new podcast to reach students

Last month, the Berry Center for Integrity in Leadership, or BCIL, launched a new leadership podcast, one of several steps to increase student engagement. BCIL has recently expanded its staff and programming to help Berry students develop as leaders. In this news story, BCIL staff members explain the motivation behind these changes.

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.

Library becomes gathering place for students during COVID

Students looking for a place to study and be with friends find the library an ideal location.

The 2020 Freshman Experience: Mental Health

In the final installment of our series on the 2020 Freshman Experience, we asked Berry students and staff about the affects of COVID-19 restrictions on mental health this year.

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.

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.