Humans of Centre College: Introducing the faces of our campus

BY RACHAEL BLANDAU – STAFF WRITER On October 26, Humans of Centre College made its first Facebook post. It chronicled the life of international student Eh Nay Thaw, and how he came to Centre. This first post is a good indication of what the organization will be doing in the future—interviewing students, faculty, and staff…

2015 Heisman Race: Tailbacks to take the trophy

BY BEN DUNNING – STAFF WRITER As the second annual College Football Playoff fast approaches and promises to deliver another controversial selection day, the race for the Heisman Trophy is shaping up to be a very clear-cut decision in regards to what the victor’s position will be. For the first time since Bama’s Mark Ingram…

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For some students, a hobby of Netflix binge-watching

BY SHRUTI RAM – STAFF WRITER Netflix. It’s safe to assume that the word doesn’t bring confusion or unfamiliarity—in fact, you are probably thinking about your favorite show to binge watch right now. Millions of subscribers consider watching Netflix religiously a hobby, and Centre College students are no exception. One would be hard-pressed to find…

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Health Corner: Tips to relieve stress

BY DANA REYNOLDS – STAFF WRITER With the semester soon ending and finals fast approaching, every one of us becomes consumed in exorbitant amounts of stress. It is not uncommon to see Centre students frantically sprinting across campus after oversleeping due to a long night of studying, and trying to get to the library to…

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We Elected Matt Bevin: What’s next?

BY RACHAEL BLANDAU – STAFF WRITER On November 3, Republican Matt Bevin was elected Governor after defeating Democrat Jack Conway to take the historically liberal seat, held by Democrats for forty of the last 44 years. Bevin is a Tea Party Republican and businessman who built his campaign on pro-life, pro-gun, and pro-religious freedom ideals. He…

2015 Kentucky election results ‘a headscratcher for many’

BY CATHERINE HINES – STAFF WRITER The results of statewide elections in Kentucky could not have been predicted based upon the polls leading up to Election Day. Perhaps the most remarkable result was found in the gubernatorial race, where Republican Matt Bevin won the election by an 8.7% margin over his competitors, Democrat Attorney General…

Senior Heath Haden breaks multiple records in his final football season

BY LAURA MCCANDLESS – STAFF WRITER On Saturday, November 7, during football’s “Senior Day” game against Rhodes College, quarterback and senior Heath Haden passed Brian Behrendt in becoming the program’s all-time leader in career passing touchdowns. This was not his first time in the record books, after breaking the school’s career passing yards record at…

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The Final Countdown: Don’t let finals get you down

BY SARAH HOLLOWAY – STAFF WRITER November is a foreboding month for college students as term papers, presentations, and final exams loom just around the corner. The brief respite of Thanksgiving break often isn’t enough to curtail the campus-wide increase in stress and anxiety as the dreaded final week of the semester approaches. For many…

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