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Students Attend Conference Centered on the Transformative Power of Non-Violence

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Berea College students enrolled in Peace and Social Justice courses taught by Dr. Michelle Tooley and Jason Strange attended the 2012 Lake Junaluska Peace Conference from November 8-11. Lake Junaluska is located in the Smokey Mountains of Western North Carolina … Continue reading

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This is My Heart for You Play written by Silas House, Directed by Adanma Onyedike Barton

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Appalachia is a multifaceted host with as many different faces as hollows and hills. Some are beautiful, kind, and accepting. Some are filled with hate, and some are caught in between, unsure of where they stand until the line is … Continue reading

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Dr. Robert Hoag: Discovering Truth in Philosophical Pursuits

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by Erica Cook ’13 Dr. Robert Hoag Passionate about the search for ethical and moral truth, Dr. Robert Hoag, Chairman of Division V, teaches philosophy courses in ethical and political philosophy and law at Berea College.

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Berea College Students Explore Poverty, Abundance and Peace

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by Erica Cook ’13 From November 13 to the 15, eight Berea College students traveled to the foothills of the Smoky Mountains in North Carolina to attend the 2011 Lake Junaluska Peace Conference. The conference was positioned in a beautiful … Continue reading

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From Berea to Wall Street and Back

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Forty-two students decided to sacrifice their weekend in order to embark on a journey to the city that never sleeps for one reason: they are the 99%. From October 7 through October 9, these students’ lives were transformed in more … Continue reading

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Silence is Spoken Here

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Treats on Dr. Libby Jones’ Berea College course titled “Contemplative Writing.” Sound-slide-show by Erica Cook ’13, with Marcus Plumlee ’14

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Linda Strong-Leek: An Indelible Passion for Teaching

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“The students are the best thing about teaching at Berea College,” says Linda Strong-Leek, Ph.D., Berea College professor and administrator. “I love seeing those changes, those light bulb moments when a student gets it.”

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