March Madness at Centre College

BY LAURA MCCANDLESS – STAFF WRITER Every March, one can expect to hear the scratching of pens on brackets and competitive banter as the NCAA March Madness tournament begins. This year was no different. Though the University of Kentucky, a student favorite, did not make it past the second round due to a loss against…

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Health Corner: Simple swaps that could change your life

BY DANA REYNOLDS – STAFF WRITER Just a few swaps in your lifestyle can create a healthier and happier life for yourself! There are several to choose from including: Food/Diet Black Coffee for Latte. You’ll drink less coffee, spend less money, and consume less calories. This is one I know I could work on as…

Are farewell tours really worth it?

BY BROOKS HOLTON – SPORTS EDITOR On July 16, 2013 New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera trotted out of the Citi Field bullpen for his last appearance in a Major League Baseball all-star game. Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” – his trademark entrance song since its release in 1999 – thundered over the public address system. Baseball…

Premier scholarship weekend invades campus

BY CATHERINE HINES – STAFF WRITER If you noticed numerous new faces on campus from March 31 to April 4, here is why: Centre College hosted Premier Scholarship Weekend. This included three groups of finalists competing for coveted spots in the Brown Fellows, Grissom Scholars, and the new Lincoln Scholars programs. Each group of candidates…

The Brussels terror attacks, and the future of terrorism

BY RACHAEL BLANDAU – STAFF WRITER As Belgium continues to reel from last month’s ISIS bombings at Brussels airport and one of the city’s busiest metro stations, the rest of Europe and their allies are gearing up for a new age of terror. Since the suicide attacks in Belgium, which killed 35 and injured hundreds,…

Local activities for warmer weather

BY BECKY FULTON – STAFF WRITER With the promise of spring and warmer weather, Centre students are crawling out of their Netflix nests to spend more time outdoors on campus and around Danville. Abandoning the blankets and sweatpants of colder days, students now take to shorts and leave behind their jackets. And, even though both…

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Centre announces new study abroad program in Germany

BY MORGAN KING – COPY CHIEF At Centre, you have the option to participate in a variety of different semester study abroad programs all around the world—from Mérida, Mexico, Strasbourg, France, and even to Yamaguchi, Japan. Yet, even with these options and more, Centre understands there is a whole world to explore, and they are…

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Danville’s newest restaurant, the Danville Bistro

BY SARAH HOLLOWAY – STAFF WRITER Earlier this year, Danville welcomed a new addition to the restaurant community that has Centre students rejoicing—The Danville Bistro. Not only is the Bistro within walking distance of campus but it fills the void of a Chipotle-style eatery the city was lacking, with a touch of local flare. The…

Gov. Matt Bevin addresses a crowd at his public inauguration at the Capitol.
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The Bevin administration’s push for Pro-Life legislation

BY RACHAEL BLANDAU – STAFF WRITER This week, Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin filed a lawsuit against Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, which he claimed was operating a clinic in Louisville that violated state law. From Dec. 3 to Jan. 28 the clinic had allegedly performed 23 unlawful abortions, which for Governor Bevin was the…

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