Daily Archives: 02/19/2015

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Kentucky Lieutenant Governor Crit Luallen to speak on May 24

By Sarah Cornett – Editor-in-Chief This year, Centre’s Commencement speaker will be Kentucky’s own Lieutenant Governor Crit Luallen. Lieutenant Governor Luallen was sworn in on Nov. 14, 2014 after being appointed by Governor Steve Beshear to replace Jerry Abramson. For Luallen, the opportunity to speak at this year’s Commencement is especially important since Centre is her…

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Deferred recruitment: Is it right for you?

By IRINI BROM – CENTO WRITER   Sometimes it’s just not your choice: your grades aren’t where you want them to be, your finances at the time don’t really permit it, or it’s just not a good fit into your already hectic life. Sometimes it is your choice: you’re not sure which organization to join,…

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Swimming and Diving Excel at Conference

By John Wyatt- Sports Section Editor Centre College’s Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving teams recently returned from the Southern Atlantic Athletic (SAA) Conference Championships, concluding one of the longest athletic seasons at Centre. The Men’s team finished in second place and the Women’s team came in third. Men finished up the meet with 780…

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Letter From the Editor: A final love letter to print

By SARAH CORNETT – EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Dear Cento Readers: This past October marked 126 years since the first Editor-in-Chief Lucien V. Rule (Class of 1893) founded The Cento. At the beginning, The Cento was nothing more than a few booklet-style pages of announcements and ads for the general student body. Over the next few decades, however,…

Charlie Hebdo makes a strong return to print

By Thomas Saccente – Staff Writer Provocative French satire magazine, Charlie Hebdo, continues to make headlines around the world in the wake of a massive controversy surrounding an attack on their offices. The attack took place earlier this year on Jan. 7 when two Islamist gunmen entered the Charlie Hebdo offices and opened fire on the…

What to expect when you’re declaring: Chemical Physics

By MICHELLE KIM – STAFF WRITER Two common majors on campus are Physics and Chemistry. These majors are fairly popular because they commonly result in occupations in the medical or engineering fields. However, as many tend to quickly realize, the course load in attaining these degrees is not one that can be taken lightly. Many…

Historic home moves to campus

By Nicole Pottinger – Staff Writer On Jan. 20, the Centre College community celebrated the moving of a house from Fifth Street to Walnut Street, alongside Greek Row. This move was not only highly anticipated, but also televised in the regional area. What was supposed to be a tedious, yet historical process evolved into something much…

The Beard: A man’s best decision

By CHADWICK CARTER – STAFF WRITER On Groundhog Day, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow and predicted six more weeks of winter. It promises to be a frigid six weeks. Fortunately for the many men on campus, nature has provided protection from the cold in the form of facial hair. “It feels a lot warmer with…

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In the Rotation: Joey Bada$$’s B4.DA.$$

BY JOHN WYATT – SPORTS SECTION EDITOR For a genre that is becoming increasingly progressive and experimental, there is a strong desire among large contingencies of hip-hop fans to return to “real” hip-hop or, more specifically, 90’s East Coast rap. It was an era ruled by rap heavyweights such as The Notorious B.I.G., Wu-Tang Clan,…

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