Monthly Archives: February 2016

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Centre Baseball flipping the script in 2016

BY BROOKS HOLTON – SPORTS EDITOR It’s tough to sugarcoat a 7-28 season. In 2015, Centre Baseball felt the pain of playing in arguably the best Division III conference in the country, dropping back-to-back SAA Tournament games to be eliminated from postseason play. The competition will continue to challenge the Colonels in 2016, with conference…

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Controversy amongst caucus and primary results

BY RACHAEL BLANDAU – STAFF WRITER The recent Iowa Caucus results gave Americans their first results of the election cycle, and finished with minor controversy on both sides. For the Democrats, the results were unbelievably close, with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton receiving 49.9 percent of the votes to Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders’ 49.6…

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The ‘Hamilton’ phenomenon

BY HAYLEY HOFFMAN – EDITOR-IN-CHIEF How does the story of Alexander Hamilton go on and on, grow into more of a phenomenon? This question, asked in part by Aaron Burr halfway through the first act of the musical Hamilton, addresses what has been on the mind of many as of late. Hamilton, which tells the…

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Senior Volur Zhang interns on campaign of Centre alum Bill Noelker

BY DANA REYNOLDS – STAFF WRITER Economics and finance major Volur Zhang is spending part of his final semester getting a first-hand experience of American politics as an intern for Bill Noelker, the Democratic candidate for District 54, Kentucky House of Representatives. While working in the attorney’s office, Zhang has also been working to promote…

Why going Greek may not be for you

BY RACHAEL BLANDAU – STAFF WRITER As rush week winds down, and sororities and fraternities have finished welcoming their new brothers and sisters, most unaffiliated students are probably breathing a sigh of relief. The decision not to rush is never more keenly felt than during rush week, when Greek friends are absent and festivities are…

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Health Corner: Being Positive

BY DANA REYNOLDS – STAFF WRITER Imagine: You pull an all-nighter to cram for a test and finish feeling miserable. A few days later, you get the test back and your grade does not reflect the effort that you exerted. You’re bummed. You turn to your friend hoping to gripe about the class, and he/she…

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New Year, New Faces: Dr. Tara Strauch

BY SHRUTI RAM – STAFF WRITER New faces are easy to pick out amongst Centre College’s tight-knit community, and this extends to faculty members as well. Last semester The Cento began its “Meet the new Faculty” series, and it continues with Dr. Tara Strauch, Assistant Professor of History. During our interview, Dr. Strauch is warm…

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Annual performance of ‘The Vagina Monologues’

BY MORGAN KING – COPY CHIEF On Feb. 10-11, Centre College Feminists in conjunction with DramaCentre performed Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues. The Monologues are a collection of interviews from women with diverse backgrounds as recorded by Ensler. Some monologues are about a single woman, while others are pulled from the voices of many. Each…

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