Monthly Archives: October 2013

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Centre Encore Hits the Right Note

By LAURA HUMBLE – STAFF WRITER Centre’s campus offers a variety of organizations that students can get involved in. For artists, there is the Art Society. For students interested in politics, Centre Democrats and Centre Republicans are available. And for musicians, there is Centre Encore. “Centre Encore is a music society for music enthusiasts,” sophomore…

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CC After Dark: Crafting, Minions, and Future Fun

By HAYLEY HOFFMAN – STAFF WRITER On Friday, Sept. 27, Centre’s late-night program CC After Dark took over the Campus Center for a night filled with arts and crafts. The main event for the night was “Paint Your Own Pottery,” held inside Cowan. Students sat at tables with mugs and plates to decorate with their…

Art and Inspiration with Sandy Zhang

By LAURA HUMBLE – STAFF WRITER Sandy Zhang’s pursuit of art was clear to her from the beginning. “I came to Centre knowing I’d be an art major,” Zhang said. Despite not having much formal training with art, Zhang first realized she had a talent when she was accepted into the Kentucky Governor’s School for…

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All Roads Lead to the Centre

By TORIE DIMARTILE – STAFF WRITER THE STORIES BEHIND HOW TWO CENTRE PROFESSORS FOUND THEIR WAY ACROSS THE COUNTRY TO THE COLLEGE Centre College has long been notorious for attracting the brightest students from all across the globe. From the heat of Texas to the cities of China, students continue to bring diverse backgrounds, ideas, and…

Our Secret Finds and Sweet Spots

By TORIE DIMARTILE – STAFF WRITER DESPITE ITS SMALL SIZE, STUDENTS HAVE DISCOVERED QUAINT SPOTS ON CAMPUS THAT FEEL JUST LIKE HOME The crisp fall weather often stirs in students’ hearts a longing for home. There is nothing quite like enjoying a hot drink in the comfort of one’s own living room, nestled into a favorite chair…

Committing to the Language of Love

By THOMAS SACCENTE – CENTO WRITER THE BASICS OF WHAT UNDERCLASSMEN CAN EXPECT AFTER DECLARING FRENCH AS THEIR MAJOR With the onset of globalization and the increasing prevalence of the Internet, learning about other cultures has become a necessity in the modern world. Every nation is connected and many of the world’s problems can only…

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The No-Cost Costumes

By DANA REYNOLDS – STAFF WRITER Most Centre students would agree that spending a lot of money on an elaborate Halloween costume is not an option while living on a college budget. Therefore, most students look for quick, cheap alternatives. But instead of throwing some last-minute items together, there are several low-priced and creative ways…

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Observing the Various Animals of Centre’s Serengeti

By ALEC HUDSON – STAFF WRITER Centre College’s social bubble is an enigma to anyone who interacts with it. With such a diverse range of student interests, activities, and preferences, it is hard to truly look at the Centre Bubble as a whole. Luckily I’m a fan of National Geographic, which is the perfect source…

Letter to the Editor: The Gray Area

By JEFFREY PODIS – CENTRE STUDENT Editor’s note: This letter is in response to this article. Dear Editor, When I first read the article in the Sept. 26 issue in “The Gray Area” titled “The Things We Say and the Things We Mean,” I was furious. Why is this white, privileged sophomore student telling me…

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