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Ministers and Masters:Methodism, Manhood andHonor in the Old South
Berry alumna Dr. CharityRakestraw (03) will deliver atalk 11 a.m.-noon in Krannert324 Thursday April 4 basedon her recently published book, “Ministers and Mas-ters: Methodism, Manhoodand Honor in the Old South.”It explores the way Method-ist ministers constructed aunique version of manhoodwithin the honor culture of the region. (CE)
Gender Worldwide FilmSeries: Cowboys in Paradise
This documentary exploresthe international sex trade onBali’s beaches, where youngIndonesian men seek outliaisons with foreign femaletourists. Students in ANT 320
will introduce the lm and
lead a discussion afterwardfrom 7 p.m.-9 p.m. in EvansAuditorium Thursday April4. (CE)
Gender Worldwide FilmSeries: Pray the Devil Backto Hell
This lm chronicles the
remarkable story of Liberianwomen who came togetherto end a bloody civil war and bring peace to their shatteredcountry. Students in ANT 320will introduce and discuss
this lm Monday April 8 inGreen 306 6 p.m.-8 p.m. (CE)
LACS Film: Nostalgia forthe Light
Director of Latin Ameri-can and Caribbean Studies(LACS) David Slade will
present this lm, an emotion
-ally compelling and intellec-tually dazzling meditation onour constantly shifting rela-tionship with the past. (CE)
From Mandatory Chapel toLISTEN: The Evolving Faceof Religion at Berry College
This program in McAllisterAuditorium 7:30 p.m.-9:30p.m. Tuesday April 9 tracesmajor developments inregard to the role of religionat Berry over the past severaldecades. Professor of Psy-chology Steve Bell will beginwith a brief lecture, followed by comments from a facultyand staff panel consistingof Jim Watkins, Jeff Lidke,Eliano Hirano, Lee Clenden-ing and Chris Watters. (CE)
Richards Gym undergoesextensive renovations
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The athletics department has expandedinto and begun renovations on RichardsMemorial Gym in anticipation of football atBerry.The gym, which formerly held studentpublications and the dance studio, was slatedto be torn down to make room for new apart-ment-style student housing.Head Football Coach Tony Kunczewskisaid the department wanted to use RichardsGym rather than tear it down.“We felt like wherever the stadium was,we wanted to utilize Richards Gym,” Kuncze-wski said. “We saw a beautiful brick building;it would be a shame to tear it down.”The Vice President of Student Affairs andDean of Students Debbie Heida, who has beenon the team responsible for the renovation of Richards and the planning of Valhalla, thefootball stadium, said Berry looked at manyoptions for the new football facilities, but ulti-mately decided to combine many of the ideasinto the pre-existing space in Richards Gym.Though Valhalla Stadium is going to belocated behind the Cage Center, Heida does
not think the ve-minute walk from Richards
to the stadium will be a problem.“On game day they are planning a Vikingwalk from the Richards locker room to thestadium,” Heida said. “Make it a good thing,
rather than ‘Oh, there’s a ve-minute walk
between the locker rooms and the stadium.’You use it to strengthen something that could be a fun tradition.”Kunczewski said the use of Richards Gymmay help keep the Cage Center more open, asit currently is extremely crowded during peak hours. With the addition of the specializedequipment for the football team, the CageCenter would be extremely crowded.In order to alleviate this crowding issue,
the old pool area of Richards will be lled
in, and a strength and conditioning centeradded. Athletic Director Todd Brooks said
that it will look a lot like the oor of The Cage,
but be a space for weightlifting as opposed tocardiovascular exercise. The center will beopen to all students, not just the football team.Heida said this will be the biggest part of therenovation.“We need to accommodate football, butnot create things that are just for football,”said Heida.
Kunczewski said the benets of the reno
-vations would extend beyond football.“It’s not just a football facility; it’s going to
benet the whole campus,” Kunczewski said.
Once the renovations are complete, the
football, lacrosse and tennis ofces will all be
located in Richards Gym, Kunczewski said.
Heida said these ofces will be in the spaces
previously occupied by student publications.
In addition to the ofces upstairs, the
downstairs of Richards Gym will house foot- ball, lacrosse and tennis locker rooms. Formen’s and women’s lacrosse and men and
women’s tennis, this will be the rst time they
have locker rooms of their own.
Brooks also said the wooden oor in the
gymnasium is being redone, as it was dam-aged during a foam dance last year. It will become a multi-use space that outside groups,such as summer camps, in addition to groupsfrom Berry, can use. Other areas being reno-vated are the dance studio, which will get a
new oor, and the Berry Outdoor LeadershipProgram (BOLD) ofces.One of the intramural elds behind Rich
-ard Gym is being repurposed as a football and
lacrosse practice eld, but the other two intra
mural elds are remaining as they are.
Renovations have been taking place since
the end of February and will be nished by
mid-June at the latest, Brooks said.Updates and a tour of the facilities can befound at berryvikings.com.
Senior Cinthya Roman milks a cow on Kran-nert Lawn as part of Agriculture Week, whichis being hosted at Berry April 1-5. On Mon-day, April 1, students were invited to come toschool dressed in their favorite agriculture-related apparel for Agricultural Dress-UpDay, the only event which lasted all day. From11 a.m.-1 p.m. on the Krannert Lawn, studentscould participate in a different event everyday Monday, April 1-Friday, April 5. Mon-day’s event was Rent-A-Puppy, Tuesday’swas Cow Milking, Wednesday’s was a Far-rier Demo, Today’s is Agricultural Games andTomorrow’s will be an Agricultural Enterpriseand Club Display. The Battle on the Moun-tain, a bull riding rodeo, will ne pn Saturday,
8 p.m.-10 p.m. at Gunby Equine Center. The
gates will open at 6:30 p.m., and admissionis free to all Berry students, faculty and staff with a Berry ID.
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