Monthly Archives: October 2015


Spooktacular DIY Costumes

BY: CHANDLER GARLAND – STAFF WRITER Halloween is upon us once again. If you are going to celebrate this spooky holiday the right way you have to have one of the most crucial parts: a rocking costume. Now that we are older, costumes are more elaborate, more varied, and more expensive. The average pirate costume…


Senior Woody White wins world wake boarding championship

BY LAURA MCCANDLESS – STAFF WRITER Throughout the past season, senior Woody White has amassed many national and international titles for his wake boarding career. Besides being a Centre student, he is the current United States National Champion in wake boarding and recently won the world championships in Portugal. Wake boarding, which consists of performing…


Mass Shootings: How can they be stopped?

BY RACHAEL BLANDAU – STAFF WRITER Last week, yet another tragic shooting occurred at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, killing ten and injuring seven. The gunman, Christopher Harper-Mercer, was a student at the school, and targeted Christians. The attack ended with Harper-Mercer taking his own life. This rhetoric is unfortunately becoming more and more…


Centre College hosts gubernatorial debate

BY CATHERINE HINES – STAFF WRITER As President Roush frequently tells us, “Centre College is a place where important conversations occur” and October 6 was no exception. Roughly 1,000 people packed into the Norton Center to watch Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway and Louisville businessman Matt Bevin debate the most important and pressing issues facing…


Seventieth United Nations General Assembly discusses Syrian refugees

BY CHANDLER GARLAND – STAFF WRITER Beginning on September 25, the United Nations (U.N.) General Assembly held its 70th meeting. The meeting opened with speeches from several world leaders, including representatives from the United States, Russia, China, France, among others. These opening comments set the tone for the rest of the sessions and debates for…

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