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Casualties of the Bowling Green Massacre

BY COLLEEN COYLE – STAFF WRITER Kellyanne Conway has a knack for performing interview gymnastics, twisting away from direct answers, spinning around tough questions, and sometimes improvising when she considers it necessary. Simply watch a video of Ms. Conway on any major cable news network and you can’t help but admire her verbal agility, as…

Refugee Resettlement: Kentucky’s Stories

BY EMILY INNES – ARTS AND LEISURE EDITOR Last year, Centre College inaugurated the Creative Thinking Immersion Program (CTIP), a component of the Creative Centre initiative designed to have students create their own research projects with faculty mentorship and creative thinking and problem solving. Junior Emma Jackson and sophomore Hibah Siddiqui took an immediate interest…

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One Hot Program

BY BECKY FULTON – STAFF WRITER Centre is known for its study abroad programs, but its glass blowing program is prominent as well. After just over 30 years, there remains one constant figure behind Centre’s glass art, H.W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor of Art Stephen Powell. Powell began the program in 1985…

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Artivism Festival: Timely, Profound, and Unforgettable.

BY GABRIELA CIPOLLA – ARTS & LEISURE EDITOR  “To be an artist is to believe in life,” quotes artist Henry Moore. “And that’s the entire point of art,” senior environmental studies major, Mariah Harrod, states, “it inspires people to believe in something and gives their passion to others.” Harrod and her peers recently coordinated an…

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President-Elect Trump: Where We Stand

BY BRENNEN AMONETT – STAFF WRITER On April 12th, 2015, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced her intention to run for President of the United States. On June 16th, after 14 other candidates announced their intentions to run for the Republican nomination, business mogul Donald J. Trump formally declared his intention to do…

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Protests at Standing Rock Continue

BY SEBASTIAN DUNCAN – STAFF WRITER Depending on who you ask, the Dakota Access Pipeline is either an economic boon or an environmental hazard. Thousands of people have joined camps at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota to oppose the construction of the pipeline, and daily protests have led to clashes between the…

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From Port Royal to Danville: Wendell Berry at Centre

BY JAKE MCGUIRK – STAFF WRITER Wendell Berry visited Centre this past week to read from his work and converse with students. He came to us, radiant and witty, to share his intellect and poetic spirit. If you read Berry, you know his genius. If you heard him speak, you know his heart. I will…

Bringing It Home: Centre Cheerleaders Protest Inequality

BY COLLEEN COYLE – STAFF WRITER  In the past issue, we looked at the history of political protest in sports. This week’s focus investigates protest on the playing field and how it’s affecting Centre students right here on campus.   Protests have erupted across the nation after the recent presidential election, and their impact is…

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