Charlie Hebdo makes a strong return to print

By Thomas Saccente – Staff Writer Provocative French satire magazine, Charlie Hebdo, continues to make headlines around the world in the wake of a massive controversy surrounding an attack on their offices. The attack took place earlier this year on Jan. 7 when two Islamist gunmen entered the Charlie Hebdo offices and opened fire on the…

What to expect when you’re declaring: Chemical Physics

By MICHELLE KIM – STAFF WRITER Two common majors on campus are Physics and Chemistry. These majors are fairly popular because they commonly result in occupations in the medical or engineering fields. However, as many tend to quickly realize, the course load in attaining these degrees is not one that can be taken lightly. Many…

Historic home moves to campus

By Nicole Pottinger – Staff Writer On Jan. 20, the Centre College community celebrated the moving of a house from Fifth Street to Walnut Street, alongside Greek Row. This move was not only highly anticipated, but also televised in the regional area. What was supposed to be a tedious, yet historical process evolved into something much…

The Beard: A man’s best decision

By CHADWICK CARTER – STAFF WRITER On Groundhog Day, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow and predicted six more weeks of winter. It promises to be a frigid six weeks. Fortunately for the many men on campus, nature has provided protection from the cold in the form of facial hair. “It feels a lot warmer with…

Joey Bada$$’s B4.DA.$$ represents hip-hop returning to its roots as he mixes 90’s inspired beats with contemporarily-relevant lyrics
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In the Rotation: Joey Bada$$’s B4.DA.$$

By John Wyatt- Sports Section Editor For a genre that is becoming increasingly progressive and experimental, there is a strong desire among large contingencies of hip-hop fans to return to “real” hip-hop or, more specifically, 90’s East Coast rap. It was an era ruled by rap heavyweights such as The Notorious B.I.G., Wu-Tang Clan, Nas,…

Until the Whistle Blows: The Weight of Perfection

By ALEX MULHALL – STAFF WRITER “Perfection” is a word that gets thrown around a lot when talking about sports – too much, probably. No matter how unwilling you are to admit it, Michael Jordan was not a perfect player, Derek Jeter was not a perfect shortstop, and Michael Phelps is not a perfect swimmer….

Films of 2014 to be honored at Academy Awards

By Morgan King- Staff Writer From historical features like Selma to creative masterpieces like Boyhood, the film industry is offering great pieces just in time for award show season. These movies and many others will be judged for the most contested award in the industry: the Oscars. Established in 1929, the Academy Awards honors films for…

The Lincoln Scholars Program follows in a trend of tributes to Abraham Lincoln, such as the statue in front of Crounse Hall.
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Lincoln Scholars Program to be established at Centre

By MARY BURGER – STAFF WRITER As of a recent anonymous donation, a new scholars program joins the ranks of the existing Brown Fellows Program, Posse Program, Bonner Scholars Program, and incoming Grissom Scholars Program. Named the Lincoln Scholars Program, this scholarship opportunity seeks to financially aid incoming students with a strong initiative to “change the…

Junior forward Tyler Wesley goes up for a layup at the team’s recent game against the Millsaps Majors. Wesley recorded five blocks during this game as part of the Colonels strong defensive outing.
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Men’s Basketball Steamrolls the Competition

By JOHN WYATT – SPORTS SECTION EDITOR Men’s Basketball is a strong athletic tradition at Centre College, and this year’s team is playing like a well-oiled machine. The Colonels are coming off a strong season from last year, where they went 24-5 (13-1 in conference play), before losing to the Emory University Eagles in the…

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