Monthly Archives: October 2014


Is It Really Appropriate to Have a Statue of Lincoln?

By RACHEL KENT – CENTO WRITER From the very first tour as a prospective student, each member of the Centre community is proudly told that Kentucky is the birthplace of Lincoln and that one time, the man himself borrowed some books from someone important who was connected to Centre. Somehow, because of this, we ended up…


A Girl, her Guitar, and the Records

By HAYLEY HOFFMAN – MANAGING EDITOR Junior Jeri Howell has turned a childhood passion into a career as a professional musician and performer. Traveling all around the state, Howell has played at a variety of venues, from Frankfort’s Grand Theater to local coffee shops. Howell has been performing for as long as she can remember….


Centre Volleyball maintains a Positive Attitude

By ALEX MULHALL – STAFF WRITER The Centre Volleyball season is more than halfway over, but things are far from winding down for the Colonels. Senior Suzanne Asbury has high hopes for the end of the season and for post-season play. “I think our season has progressed ok,” Asbury said. “We’ve had our good and bad…


Danville Brought into Comics Multiverse

By THOMAS SACCENTE – STAFF WRITER Comic books have reclaimed prominence as a staple of American culture. While comics were initially marketed toward children, they have proven themselves over the past few decades to be a medium for well crafted, critically acclaimed stories the likes of which have revolutionized storytelling in a way that has left…


Four Years Full of Melodies

By MARY BURGER – STAFF WRITER Music is an essential part of life. Listening to a song can change one’s mood or lead to a reflective meditation. The number of Music majors on campus is small, but an even smaller percentage choose to focus on the most natural of instruments—the voice. When students declare a…

Until the Whistle Blows: the Resurgence of America’s Pastime

By ALEX MULHALL – STAFF WRITER The beginning of October means only one thing for Major League Baseball (MLB) fans: the playoffs. For the past several years, there has been a large amount of parity among the league teams, which has led to several repeat playoff contenders each year. For example, the St. Louis Cardinals have…


New Source of Sweets Arrives on N Third Street

By MORGAN KING – STAFF WRITER It is an American classic, a Southern favorite, and everyone has an opinion on their favorite flavor. It’s pie—one of the best pastries around—and it has found a home in Danville. Located just a short way from the Centre bookstore, sits Pies for You. From the street, the bright orange…


Centre Celebrates Civil Rights Anniversary

By STEWART COARD – CENTO WRITER The National Endowment for the Humanities, as part of its Bridging Cultures Initiative in partnership with the Gilder-Lehrman Institute of American History, recently gave Centre College a grant to run year-long programming meant to increase awareness and discussion of the Civil Rights movement. The program initially included four films documenting…

Quality Enhancement Plan Looks at Far Reaching Decisions

By MARY BURGER – STAFF WRITER Every ten years Centre College participates in the reaffirmation of accreditation. This allows the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), through which Centre is accredited, to ensure that the school is following all standards. These standards are best addressed through the SACSCOC mission statement: “Accreditation by…

A Time for Squiggles and Poses

By THOMAS SACCENTE – STAFF WRITER Midterms at Centre College can be a stressful time for even the best of students. Weeks of reading, studying, and writing all come down to this: a series of thorough, lengthy, and often difficult exams that ultimately play a huge role in determining one’s grade for a given class….

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