Monthly Archives: April 2014

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Something wicked this way comes

By LAURA HUMBLE – STAFF WRITER Something wicked this way comes as DramaCentre works diligently to prepare for their upcoming performance of Macbeth. The opening night looms ever closer as the cast and crew begin pulling all the pieces together to make Shakespeare’s classic come alive on the stage. At the moment, the performance is still…

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If J.Crew met Ann Taylor

By DANA REYNOLDS – STAFF WRITER For many college students, fashion seems to take the back seat. With the goal of making it to class on time, many Centre students often overlook their wardrobe choices. But as it turns out the term “dress for success” does really have an impact on how people perform. Although at…

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A message behind the melodies

By MASON McCLAY – CENTO WRITER Eyes closed, absorbing the rapid stream of electric guitar chords alongside a pounding drum rhythm and the resounding voice of junior Nicholas Teale, I begin to envision the landscape in which Teale’s concept album — a blend of heavy metal and classical — is being created. An intimidating stretch of…

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A professor and his paint

By AUDREY JENKINS – STAFF WRITER When he’s not busy mentoring 60 student leaders as the Director of the Bonner Program, facilitating campus community service initiatives in his role as the Campus Director of Community Service, teaching biology as an Assistant Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies, or chasing after his one-year-old daughter Evy, Dr. Matthew…

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Centre Should Take a Stand for the Rights of Poor Workers

By ALEC HUDSON – STAFF WRITER Centre College has power few even realized it had. While it is an academic power as an educational institution, it is also an economic power as a purchaser of school apparel for the bookstore and for other functions. This apparel is not made here in America; it is made by…

The Gray Area: Dancing around the Centre grind

By GRAY WHITSETT – COLUMNIST I’d be willing to wager that upward of 95 percent of Centre students have, at one point or another, frequented the institutions we collectively and affectionately refer to as “the Houses.” Nearly every new student during the opening weeks of their Centre career at least samples them, and a healthy amount…

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Take a Hike: the Best Trails and Parks Kentucky Has to Offer

By ADAM FALLUJI – STAFF WRITER This past winter seemed as though it would never end. One of Danville’s worst winters in recent history, there were a number of times where it appeared as though the weather was finally picking up, only to drop right back down within 24 hours. Although Kentucky’s weather is notoriously temperamental,…

Letter to the Editor: “It’s all about respect”

By MATT GILBERT – CENTRE STUDENT Editor’s Note: This letter is in response to this article published in the March 20, 2014 issue of the Cento. As the recent Cento article “SGA Raises Questions Over Centre’s Smoking Policy” stated, Centre College is one of the few college campuses in Kentucky to have relaxed tobacco policies. Our policy,…

Success in Female Leadership: Keep Momentum Going

By SARAH CORNETT – EDITOR-IN-CHIEF In September of 2011, Jill Abramson was appointed as the Executive Editor of the New York Times. Abramson’s appointment should have come as no surprise, considering her past résumé includes notable positions at Time, the American Lawyer, and the Wall Street Journal before spending 14 years at the New York Times….

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