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Berea Interns Help Preserve Woodson Legacy

Nov 25, 2014 No Comments by

This past summer three Berea College students, Alexandria Gaston ’15, Laura Tate ’15, and Melissa Wills ’15 had the opportunity to intern for the Mary McCleod Bethune Council House in conjunction with the Carter G. Woodson home restoration project in Washington, DC. Berea students were specifically sought out for this position because of a standing […]

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Service and Learning on Spring Break 2014

Mar 26, 2014 No Comments

While students on many campuses used spring break to enjoy the sun and beaches, a small number of Berea College students, faculty, and staff traveled to Montgomery and Selma, Alabama for a spring break of service. Throughout the trip, Bereans went on tours and visited various places that were pivotal to the Civil Rights Movement. […]

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The Onyx Returns to Campus

Feb 28, 2014 3 Comments

The Black Student Union recently announced plans to reintroduce The Onyx to the Berea College campus community. The first publication is set to be released on February 28, 2014, and it will share information pertaining to the importance of the publication and the black community on campus, among other topics. Intending to heighten awareness of […]

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Monica Jones: An advocate for education and sacrifice

Jan 20, 2014 No Comments

Monica Jones, a native of Zanesville, a town in the Ohio foothills of the Appalachian region, was named the director of the Black Cultural Center (BCC) at Berea College in July of 2012. Jones believes the center serves as a leader in facilitating the college’s mission of interracial education, through the understanding that God has […]

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Avante Edmonds on Campus Fashion

Sep 30, 2013 6 Comments

Throughout campus, one can often hear opinions such as “Bereans know NOTHING about fashion.” However, BC senior and fashion blogger, Avante Edmonds feels otherwise. She remarks, “No one was seeing what I saw, so I wanted to address the critics by showing off Berea and its fashion glory.” Ergo, in Spring 2013 Avante Edmonds decided […]

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