Monthly Archives: November 2013

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Successful Teams Have Strong Bonds

By DANA REYNOLDS – STAFF WRITER Although success in sports is most often defined as defeating opponents or snatching first place in a competition, Centre athletic teams also place emphasis on creating and maintaining close relationships with teammates. Successful teams are more than just a combination of gifted athletes. In order to perform at a…

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Centre Dance Team Entertains at Halftime

By ADAM FALLUJI – STAFF WRITER Centre students have the opportunity to pursue a number of athletic interests on campus, even if they were not recruited to play a sport. The dance team is one such association, and has taken a new shape in the past year. Not to be confused with cheerleaders, Centre’s dancers…

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Blake Scinta Prepares for his Second Season

By CHARLIE GRIGSBY – CENTO WRITER Blake Scinta grew up in Louisville, Ky., a city divided by a basketball rivalry that splits the state into a stark contrast of Wildcat blue and Cardinal red. Basketball is part of the culture of the state, and Scinta was raised a “diehard UK fan” with a basketball goal…

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Athletes are Now Expected to Censor Social Media

By ALEC HUDSON – STAFF WRITER Social media has revolutionized the way humanity is able to communicate. In a matter of a few seconds with a phone, touch-pad, computer, or game console, people can read posts from across the globe. These posts range from celebrity news to what your brother had for breakfast. But in…

The Play by Play: Wilson and Seahawks on the Rise

By CJ DONALD – COLUMNIST The case could be made that the Seattle Seahawks franchise is currently in the juvenile stage of what could be a full-fledged football dynasty. The process began four years ago when the Seahawks owner, Paul Allen, hired head coach, Pete Carroll, formerly the head honcho for the University of Southern…

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Centre Bands Battle for the Top Spot

By ADAM FALLUJI – STAFF WRITER Centre Encore and the Student Activities Council’s Battle of the Bands gave musically-inclined students across campus a chance to perform in front of their peers. For those who haven’t been to CC After Dark before, there’s always food to eat, things to do, and plenty of Centre students in…

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

By TORIE DIMARTILE – STAFF WRITER With the first snowfall dusting the campus white this November, it’s easy to see that the holiday season is just around the corner. As students work hard on campus finalizing projects and preparing for big tests, Centre and the surrounding Danville community are getting ready to jingle all the…

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Our Country’s Good Leaves Audiences in Awe

By LAURA HUMBLE – STAFF WRITER DramaCentre’s production of Our Country’s Good, directed by Patrick Kagan-Moore, was an interesting mix of witty comedy and poignant insights on humanity. The play follows the struggles of a group of eighteenth-century British convicts transported to the colony of Australia and their attempt to put on a play. They…

Musicians’ Showcase Fall 2013

By MASON MCCLAY – CENTO WRITER This year’s Musicians’ Showcase assembled a unique compilation of an unexpected variety, which left the audience wildly impressed. “How captivating it is to experience these beautiful sounds being made by your classmates- a talent you were entirely unaware that many of them have…” first-year Billy Forbess said. “At a…

Study Abroad Q&A: Reading, England

By HAYLEY HOFFMAN – STAFF WRITER Centre is famous for its various study abroad programs. Many of the programs, like those in Strasbourg and Merida, are taught by Centre professors who travel abroad alongside the students. Centre’s program in Reading is different from other study abroad options because students select their own courses and take…

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