Monthly Archives: November 2015

2015 Kentucky election results ‘a headscratcher for many’

BY CATHERINE HINES – STAFF WRITER The results of statewide elections in Kentucky could not have been predicted based upon the polls leading up to Election Day. Perhaps the most remarkable result was found in the gubernatorial race, where Republican Matt Bevin won the election by an 8.7% margin over his competitors, Democrat Attorney General…

Senior Heath Haden breaks multiple records in his final football season

BY LAURA MCCANDLESS – STAFF WRITER On Saturday, November 7, during football’s “Senior Day” game against Rhodes College, quarterback and senior Heath Haden passed Brian Behrendt in becoming the program’s all-time leader in career passing touchdowns. This was not his first time in the record books, after breaking the school’s career passing yards record at…

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The Final Countdown: Don’t let finals get you down

BY SARAH HOLLOWAY – STAFF WRITER November is a foreboding month for college students as term papers, presentations, and final exams loom just around the corner. The brief respite of Thanksgiving break often isn’t enough to curtail the campus-wide increase in stress and anxiety as the dreaded final week of the semester approaches. For many…

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Why baseball is a perfect metaphor for life in America

BY HENRY NGUYEN – CENTO WRITER I can’t profess I am a big fan of baseball. Being born and bred in a vastly different culture, where taking timeouts and games lasting more than three hours are virtually unconceivable, baseball is simply not my cup of tea. At baseball games, the crowds are constantly moving. Instead…

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Photography: An easy artsy hobby

BY CHANDLER GARLAND – STAFF WRITER Whether you major in physics or dramatic arts, your schedule is more than likely jam-packed with classes, homework, sports practices and meetings for student organizations. It is hard to find time to even sleep, let alone do the hobbies you love. Yet some pastimes are easier to incorporate into…

Midseason Review: National Football League (NFL)

BY BENJAMIN DUNNING – STAFF WRITER Entering Week 8 of the 2015-16 National Football League (NFL) season, the NFL has a record number of undefeated teams as New England, Green Bay, Carolina, Denver and Cincinnati all have 6-0 records. The Patriots and a suspension-free Tom Brady are the best team in the league going into…

Dr. Rodmon King joins Centre College staff

BY CATHERINE HINES – STAFF WRITER On November 30, Centre officially adds Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs & Diversity Initiatives Dr. Rodmon King to its outstanding faculty and staff listing.. His title is long, but it gives a glimpse into how much he has on his plate coming into the Centre community. Dr. King has…

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