Daily Archives: 03/19/2015

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SGA campaign marked by new ideas and strategies

BY: THE SGA DEBATE COMMITTEE The 2015 election cycle is characterized by a healthy synthesis of the political game Centre is accustomed to, as well as departure from the expected norms. For the first time in recent institutional memory, candidate for SGA President Gray Whitsett and candidate for SGA Speaker of the House Ross Larson…

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Four Years Inside the Art Barn

BY ADAM FALLUJI – STAFF WRITER Centre’s appreciation of and dedication to the arts is evident anywhere you are on campus. Pieces are on display in almost every building, and every student knows the Lincoln statue, the Flame, and the odd angles and sloping halls of Grant Hall. The arts are as big of a…

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Tales from the Teachers

BY MARY BURGER – STAFF WRITER During a recent CentreTerm trip to London students saw German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron walk through the British Museum. Singers performed in La Sagrada Família, the basilica in Barcelona. Students had an up close and personal experience with a charging elephant at Murchison Falls…

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Men’s Baseball Perseveres Despite Season Struggles

BY MICHELLE KIM – CENTO WRITER The Centre Men’s Baseball team began their season with several snow-induced cancellations as well as some stiff competition from nationally ranked teams. The Colonels fell 8-2 against the Rhodes College Lynxes, ranked 14th in the nation. The scores were made in the fourth and eighth inning by sophomores Andrew Olson…

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Students return outside in lieu of warmer weather

BY MICHELLE KIM–CENTO WRITER Now that the snow has melted and it is no longer crucial to put on seven layers of clothing just to get to class, students are rediscovering old hobbies that went into hibernation during the cold winter. They are replacing their sleds with hammocks and their Bean boots with Chacos. Spring is…

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Iconic ZZ Top ready to rock and roll at Centre

BY MORGAN KING–STAFF WRITER On Fri., March 21, the Norton Center for the Arts will be hosting a sold-out show for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legends ZZ Top. The show, originally scheduled for Homecoming Weekend, was postponed after co-lead vocalist Dusty Hill sustained an injury falling from the tour bus. The rock group,…

America’s Summer Movie Line Up

BY THOMAS SACCENTE – STAFF WRITER The American film industry is a business that works almost exclusively on a yearly cycle. The seasons are a defining factor for what movies get released at what times, and this formula continues as a staple of the industry for decades. For example, the beginning of the year is…

Students Offer Insights Into Alternative Spring Break

BY IRINI BROM – CENTO WRITER Spring break — the short-lived break we receive each year where, for one whole week, thinking about school is taboo and doing homework is forbidden. Usually for this break, students jet off to the hottest beach or the nearest college town to participate in debauchery so creative that even…

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