Daily Archives: 05/03/2014

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Centre Track and Field continues their winning ways this season

By DEREK BEAVEN – STAFF WRITER Centre College’s Track and Field teams have produced some impressive performances over the past few seasons. Now, with the season drawing to a close, the team looks to continue their fine form. “This season has been one of our best to date,” senior Vanessa Bacorn said. “We have one of…

The Play by Play: The best moments from the class of 2014

By CJ DONALD – COLUMNIST Looking back on the (nearly) four years I have spent in Danville, I have realized that it would be hard to separate my experience as a Centre College student from my experience as an individual involved with Centre Athletics. Beyond the sportswriting that I have been blessed to do for this…

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Women’s Tennis has a successful spring break

By DANA REYNOLDS – STAFF WRITER After a successful trip to Hilton Head over spring break, the Women’s Tennis team has come back ready to leave a mark in the Conference championships in Murfreesboro, TN. Sophomore Casey Blair felt as though spring break was a turning point for the team. “I think that spring break was…

Societal problems revealed by the Jameis Winston case

By RACHEL WEST – MANAGING EDITOR On Dec. 7, 2012, a young woman at Florida State University (FSU) reported that she was raped by a stranger off campus. Almost a year later, a secret that threatened the university and one of the prized assets of its sports program came out: the main suspect was Jameis…

A discussion on the controversy of collegiate mascots

By DANA REYNOLDS – STAFF WRITER Since the adoption of Yale’s English bulldog, nicknamed “Handsome Dan,” mascots have been popular symbols used to set schools apart from their competitors. These symbols are often characters or animals chosen to display admirable traits such as aggression, courage, and heroism. The creation of mascots has been very beneficial for…

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Men’s Golf plays their way to a conference title

By CHARLIE GRIGSBY – CENTO WRITER 10th out of 20. 20th of 30. 18th of 18. These are all regular season finishes of the Centre Men’s Golf team. For a program accustomed to weekend trophies and national rankings, it would be an understatement to call this season a disappointment. Heading into the SAA Tournament, the team…

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BYOBlanket music festival unites campus musicians

By AUDREY JENKINS – STAFF WRITER On Fri., May 2, Centre Encore will be hosting the BYOBlanket music festival outside of the Campus Center. Centre Encore is Centre’s very own music society, which was recently revived by sophomore Sue Choi. “This past August was Centre Encore’s first birthday,” Choi said. “We have been officially running for…

Senior Week Committee prepares for “The Final Run”

By LAURA HUMBLE – STAFF WRITER Senior Week: the promise of relaxation and fun, the reliving of old memories and the creation of new ones. For many students, it’s the only thing keeping them going as the semester draws to a close. “It’s a good time for our seniors to reflect on the memories they’ve made…

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Grammy-Winner Bobby McFerrin at the Norton Center

By ADAM FALLUJI – STAFF WRITER On April 17, for the final performance of the Norton Center’s season, Bobby McFerrin offered a performance like no other. McFerrin, a world-famous vocalist and musician, gave a show that dazzled his audience and exceeded their expectations. “I went because my friends were going, and it wasn’t what I expected,”…

In the Rotation: Professors’ Music Recommendations

Sometimes, it seems like professors and students are speaking different languages, but what about the “universal language” of music? In this edition of In the Rotation, Derek Beaven and John Wyatt talk to some of their favorite Centre professors to find out what they’re listening to these days. Lisa Williams Favorite artists: Cat Power, Heartless…

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