Daily Archives: 11/19/2015

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Posse President and Founder Deborah Bial named as commencement speaker

BY HAYLEY HOFFMAN – EDITOR-IN-CHIEF This year’s commencement speaker will be Deborah Bial, founder and president of the Posse Foundation. Bial received her B.A. from Brandeis University, where she delivered the commencement address in 2012, and her M.A. and Ed.D. from Harvard University. She was honored with a MacArthur Foundation “Genius Grant” for her work…

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Reaccreditation and QEP: Shaping the future of Centre

BY SARAH HOLLOWAY – STAFF WRITER Once every ten years, institutions belonging to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools must undergo a process of reaccreditation to affirm that they are qualified to grant degrees to graduating students. This includes a thorough examination of professors, their effectiveness in the classroom, and ensuring that they hold…

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Fall Sports Roundup: Another great autumn for Centre Athletics

BY BROOKS HOLTON – SPORTS EDITOR With the fall semester coming to a close, fall sports are also entering their final days. Tournaments are being held, conference champions are being crowned, and, if you’re lucky, seasons are extending with all eyes now being turned towards the dream of a National Championship that’s getting closer and…

Humans of Centre College: Introducing the faces of our campus

BY RACHAEL BLANDAU – STAFF WRITER On October 26, Humans of Centre College made its first Facebook post. It chronicled the life of international student Eh Nay Thaw, and how he came to Centre. This first post is a good indication of what the organization will be doing in the future—interviewing students, faculty, and staff…

2015 Heisman Race: Tailbacks to take the trophy

BY BEN DUNNING – STAFF WRITER As the second annual College Football Playoff fast approaches and promises to deliver another controversial selection day, the race for the Heisman Trophy is shaping up to be a very clear-cut decision in regards to what the victor’s position will be. For the first time since Bama’s Mark Ingram…

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For some students, a hobby of Netflix binge-watching

BY SHRUTI RAM – STAFF WRITER Netflix. It’s safe to assume that the word doesn’t bring confusion or unfamiliarity—in fact, you are probably thinking about your favorite show to binge watch right now. Millions of subscribers consider watching Netflix religiously a hobby, and Centre College students are no exception. One would be hard-pressed to find…

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Health Corner: Tips to relieve stress

BY DANA REYNOLDS – STAFF WRITER With the semester soon ending and finals fast approaching, every one of us becomes consumed in exorbitant amounts of stress. It is not uncommon to see Centre students frantically sprinting across campus after oversleeping due to a long night of studying, and trying to get to the library to…

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We Elected Matt Bevin: What’s next?

BY RACHAEL BLANDAU – STAFF WRITER On November 3, Republican Matt Bevin was elected Governor after defeating Democrat Jack Conway to take the historically liberal seat, held by Democrats for forty of the last 44 years. Bevin is a Tea Party Republican and businessman who built his campaign on pro-life, pro-gun, and pro-religious freedom ideals. He…

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