Tag: Student Life

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.

What are you listening to?: Episode 1

Viking Fusion staff members Addison Howard and Nolan Scoretz travel Berry’s campus to find out what type of music students are listening to.

Outdoor premiere broadens student horizons

Viking Fusion presents a sneak peek of the Berry College Theatre Company’s spring musical “Chicago,” debuting tonight in front of Sister’s Theatre. The show will run Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m. with additional performances on Sunday and Tuesday.

Going underground with outdoor rec

Watch Viking Fusion Assistant News Producer Nolan Scoretz overcome his claustrophobia on a caving trip with Berry’s department of recreation.

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.

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.

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.

Berry hosts MLK “day on” on-campus this year

Although the spread of COVID-19 and the cold weather kept volunteers on campus, students and a variety of campus groups still gathered to serve the Rome and Berry communities this MLK Day.

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.