Daily Archives: 03/21/2014

The Editorial Board: The Work-Study Dilemma

By: The Editorial Board Editor’s Note: The Editorial Board of the Cento is composed of members of the staff and does not reflect the opinions of any one individual on the staff. The Editorial Board represents the voice of the Cento. Work-Study is one of the greatest opportunities provided to students by the federal government….

The Gray Area: Discussing Centre’s Diversity

By Gray Whitsett – Columnist Here at Centre College we talk a lot about our accomplishments. We brag, and rightfully so, about our stellar study abroad program. We tout our remarkably low student-to-professor ratio. We praise the accolades of our faculty and students, boast of our admirable “value of education” ranking, and assert our impressive…

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A Washed Up System Causes Problems in Laundry Facilities

By Alec Hudson – Staff Writer Centre students are a privileged group. We live on a well-organized, well-managed campus with most of the amenities necessary for a normal life. But this life of education is by no means free. We as students bear many costs and responsibilities for living on such a well-designed campus. One of…

This I Believe: The Importance of Listening

By Mason McClay – Cento Writer Sore and exhausted, I sat in the pavilion of Indian Hill High School in a frustrating attempt to avoid the wave of ninety degree, mercilessly humid air. I believe I was drifting into a state of disassociation. I didn’t usually have trouble distinguishing which hand was left and which…

In the Rotation: Most Underrated Albums of 2013

By DEREK BEAVEN & JOHN WYATT – STAFF WRITER & NEWS EDITOR As college students, a large portion of our music comes from either what’s playing in the frat houses or what Pandora plays while we try to study. It can be hard to find the time to scour the Internet for all the good music…

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Extreme Makeover: Dorm Room Edition

By: LAURA HUMBLE – STAFF WRITER Making your dorm room at college feel like a homey, comfortable space isn’t always the easiest thing to do. Cinderblock walls, fluorescent lighting, and questionable neighbors are just a few of the aspects of dorm living that can make it less than enjoyable. But if you can’t get rid of these things,…

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Crystalizing Moments with D.H. McNabb

By AUDREY JENKINS – STAFF WRITER When he first stepped onto Centre’s campus in the fall of 1998, Florida native D.H. McNabb ’02 wanted to be a veterinarian or a naturalist. “I didn’t come to Centre with the intent of majoring in glass. I don’t think a lot of things make sense until after you’ve done…

Alvin Ailey Dance Company at the Norton Center

By ADAM FALLUJI – STAFF WRITER One of the Norton Center’s most highly anticipated performances of the year was the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Founded by Alvin Ailey in 1958 in New York, the dance group is known internationally as the U.S.’s “Cultural Ambassador to the World.” After growing up in Texas during a…

Crisis in Ukraine: Dr. Hamm Explains, as Interviewed by Dr. Bosco

By Robert Bosco – Centre Faculty BOSCO: Dr. Hamm, thank you for taking the time to answer some of my questions. You are an expert in the Soviet and Post-Soviet periods, the Cold War, Eastern and Central European politics, and the Russian Revolution. You have authored multiple university press books, including one on Kiev, the capital…

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Centre Offers Summer Programming to High School Students

By Mary Burger – Staff Writer If you are from Kentucky, then you know that many high school students participate in the Governor’s Scholars Program (GSP), a program designed to provide high school students with a college experience the summer before their senior year of high school. But what if a high school student just wants…

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