Monthly Archives: March 2015

Greek Students Dismayed to Find Their Big/Little “Not Perfect”

BY GRAY WHITSETT – OPINIONS SECTION EDITOR The longstanding tradition of having a ‘big’ and ‘little’ is central to being a member of a fraternity and sorority, creating a bond between Greek members that can often transcend brotherhood or sisterhood. For many, it’s one of the closest bonds to be formed during their college years….

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Women’s Tennis Fights Through Middle of Conference Schedule

BY KINSEY HISLE – COPY CHIEF   The Women’s Tennis team began their season against stiff Division II competition, but is currently 2-3 for their season so far. The women began their season during CentreTerm break in Orlando, FL with two matches against the Southeastern University Fire and the Florida Institute of Technology Panthers. The…

A Chilly Warm-Up

BY ADAM FALLUJI – STAFF WRITER This year Centre has faced a big challenge with extreme weather conditions. Cancelling class is nearly unheard of, yet the College did so for two-and-a-half days this Spring term in order to ensure the safety of students and faculty. While many of us crowd in the warmth of our…

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A Caffeinated Centre

BY NICOLE POTTINGER – STAFF WRITER Centre students love their coffee. It keeps them energized while writing and reading until the early hours of the morning, and with Sandella’s now serving a full Starbucks menu, the possibilities of coffee options are seemingly endless. A quick peek behind the counter at Sandella’s shows a myriad of…

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Benjamin Netanyahu addresses congress

BY MARY BURGER – STAFF WRITER On March 3, Prime Minister of Israel and Likud party member Benjamin Netanyahu took to the Congressional floor to deliver a speech. He approached the United States to continue current discussions and conversations about the potential for Iran to obtain offensive nuclear capabilities. The background to his speech is…

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Bringing the Outside Inside

BY CHAD CARTER – STAFF WRITER The Environmental Studies (ENS) major is Centre’s newest major, and it is becoming quite popular at Centre. The major contains unique and complicated criteria. Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies and Chair of the Environmental Studies Program Dr. Brett Werner and Lucas Do, a junior Environmental Studies and Spanish major…

Senior week debate continues

BY NICOLE POTTINGER – STAFF WRITER Early this semester, seniors received an email outlining the new policy enacted by the Student Life Office (SLO) regarding Senior Week guests. According to the new policy, no underclassmen will be allowed on campus during Senior Week. This differs from the old policy, which states that each senior is…

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Golf Teams Succeed Despite Obstacles

BY MORGAN KING – STAFF WRITER   The Centre Men’s and Women’s Golf team began their spring season in good spirits despite weather and injury setbacks. Both the Men’s and Women’s team finished off strong in the fall and hope to build of past success as they work their way through the Southern Athletic Association…

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Cowan portion sizes generate stir on campus

BY MARY BURGER – STAFF WRITER On Feb. 6, a campus wide email was sent to all students titled “Portioning of Food in Cowan.” Sent by General Manager of Centre College Dining Services Michael Nagorka, the email focused on potential gender bias in food distribution. The email stated that “It has recently been brought to…

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