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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Big View of a Little Rock

BY BECKY FULTON – STAFF WRITER   Thus far, 2016 has been a year with many turbulent events, even including a few instances where the moon seems to be bigger in the night sky. Monday marked the peak of an unusually big and bright Moon, commonly referred to as a “supermoon,” appearing 30 percent bigger…

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A Dually Delectible Experience: Chocolate and Tea

  BY JASON PINTO – STAFF WRITER  Tea is an art shared by numerous cultures since the 3rd century C.E. Its preparation and consumption is a ritual that relaxes the body and mind and intrigues the senses with its combination of simplicity and aromatic complexity. Chocolate was invented in 1900 B.C.E. but is now widely…

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Have You Heard About the Emails?

BY JAKE MCGUIRK – STAFF WRITER As if the country had not had a big enough dose of reality television from the meteoric ascendance of Donald Trump, the FBI further fueled Hillary Clinton’s email “scandal” days before the election. Yet the news did not reach the public directly from Director James Comey, but rather via…

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Movember: It’s a Hairy Situation

BY EMILY INNES – STAFF WRITER  It’s that time of year again. Your guy friends start having more stubble, that one kid seemed to have grown a beard overnight… It can only mean one thing: Movember is here. While many are more familiar with the “No-Shave November” concept, Movember is a nonprofit campaign that encourages…

Trailblazing the Path for Male Cheerleaders: Meet Mike Carter

  BY BECKY FULTON – STAFF WRITER Those who have attended Centre’s home football games this season may have noticed something a little different about this year’s cheer squad. Mike Carter, a junior Computer Science major, is the only male member on the squad, and the first one at Centre in years. “I wanted to…

Centre Basketball: New Faces, New Talent, and a New Identity

  BY BENJAMIN HADLOCK – SPORTS EDITOR Agonizing. No better word sums up this past weekend. It was a nightmare for Colonel faithful who were left in a state of bewilderment after witnessing the Football team squander away a conference championship and watching the Women’s Soccer team lose in the most heartbreaking fashion. However, all…

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Panhellenic Party: The Sorority-Wide Tailgate

BY EMILY INNES — STAFF WRITER One of the Centre social scene’s most notable characteristics is its Greek life. The small school setting makes our system a little different than most schools, but the fraternities and sororities are known for their continual positive presence on campus. Throughout the year, the different organizations host a variety…

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