Monthly Archives: March 2014

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Tiger Woods: A Golf Legacy Stuck in Limbo

By Dana Reynolds – Staff Writer At his peak, Tiger Woods could have been considered the greatest golfer in the game. With his scoring records and margin-of-victory marks in major championships, he used to outshine anyone on the course. But each year, people await his comeback and it never seems to follow through. It is…

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A Lesson in Kentucky’s Bracketology

By Alex Mulhall – Cento Writer If you’ve lived in Kentucky for at least one full calendar year, there are three truths you have come to accept: first, you have no idea what the weather will be like tomorrow; second, you will get excited about the Kentucky Derby regardless of your knowledge of the sport…

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Women’s Softball prepares for conference play

By Rachel West – Managing Editor The Centre College softball team continues to push forward through their season, determined to turn an overall record of 5-8 around in time for the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Conference Tournament. The team’s record comes on the back of what was destined to be a difficult, hard-fought season. After…

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Pitcher of the Week Neu talks baseball, future

By Rachel West – Managing Editor The name “Kyle Neu” in Centre’s baseball program has almost become synonymous with the term “Pitcher of the Week.” It might seem like a joke, but it’s not: senior pitcher Neu has won conference Pitcher of the Week multiple times through two different conferences (Centre’s former conference of the…

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Pondering about Philosophy

By Laura Humble – Staff Writer You are considering potential majors offered by Centre for that fateful day in March when you declare. If you like to ask the hard questions about life, about existence, about consciousness, about abstract ideas such as justice and mercy, then philosophy may just very well be the major for…

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Attention: Will Strip for Art

By Audrey Jenkins – Staff Writer At a rate of $13-an-hour, nude modeling is easily one of the most lucrative student jobs on Centre’s campus. Although stripping down to “Run The Flame” may certainly appear to be a full-time job for a select group of dedicated Centre students, the Studio Art Department is still the…

Closing the “Book” for Seven Days

Staff writer Derek Beaven becomes “unplugged” from social media for one week By Derek Beaven – Staff Writer It seems that in today’s world, everyone is linked in to some form of social media, be it Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. New apps and platforms pop up every day, and there are always those individuals who…

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Losing Its Famous Magic

By Dana Reynolds – Staff Writer Every Centre student has heard the rumors surrounding the Centre Seal, but are they really true? If you step on the Seal, will you really fail your next test, or is it simply a superstition that Centre students are too scared to test out? Junior Kristen Gallo does not…

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Funding the Flame Stirs Both Disgruntlement and Hope

By Justin Allard – Opinions Section Editor On Tue., March 18, Centre sprouted gold ribbons with gift tags on them overnight. They appeared across campus and were all addressed to Centre College. The sender varied from tag to tag, but all represented a private donator. This was part of a new funding campaign called Fund…

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True Life: the Confessions of a Snapchat Hater

By Sarah Cornett – Editor-in-Chief In 2012, Stanford students Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy designed an app that would change the face of modern communication. The aptly nicknamed “phantom app” called Snapchat allows users to send photos that will disappear in one to ten seconds. It seems that everyone born after 1990 rejoiced at the new…

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