Daily Archives: 03/03/2016

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Race for presidency heats up in South Carolina

BY RACHAEL BLANDAU – STAFF WRITER This week’s South Carolina Primaries ended in landslide victories from the two leading candidates on the Democratic and Republican sides—Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Trump won with 32.5 percent of the vote, and all fifty of the Delegates, while Clinton eviscerated Bernie Sanders, winning 73.5 percent of the vote,…

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A contentious battle in nominating a new Supreme Court Justice

BY RACHAEL BLANDAU – STAFF WRITER The recent death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has turned into a political battle, with both parties fighting for their right to nominate a new candidate. Although President Obama still has a little less than eleven months left in office, Republicans are eager to push him out of…

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Parsons Student Health Center to expand

BY CATHERINE HINES – STAFF WRITER This year, Parsons is undergoing an expansion of its office space. This is due to several reasons, primarily the addition of a third counselor and the desire for a more accessible entrance. There will be three new counseling offices added to the front of Parsons. Currently the third counseling…

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Cooking on campus

BY DANA REYNOLDS – STAFF WRITER Tired of eating Easy Mac, ramen noodles, Cowan, and pizza? You’re not alone. It turns out several Centre students have come up with cheap, quick, fun and easy alternatives to the boring old standards. First year Haley Varnadoe has a stir-fry dish that she likes to cook when she…

The spread of the Zika virus

BY CATHERINE HINES – STAFF WRITER The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed 109 cases of the Zika Virus in the United States. None of the cases are locally acquired; rather, all of them are travel-associated. There are, however, numerous cases of locally acquired cases in the United States’ territories including Puerto…

Student perspectives on major social issues

BY SHRUTI RAM – STAFF WRITER Students often say that Centre College is not the typical liberal arts college in terms of how liberal the minds of the students actually are. While being home to many out-of-state students, Centre has managed to retain a level of conservative attitudes that are unlike most other liberal arts…

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Health Corner: Benefits of water

BY DANA REYNOLDS – STAFF WRITER We’re told to drink more water all the time, but what are the health benefits of doing so? In order for your body to function properly, it’s important that you stay hydrated. However, the myth of drinking eight cups of day may not be necessary; the daily recommended amount…

Men’s lacrosse starts season strong

BY LAURA MCCANDLESS – STAFF WRITER Men’s Lacrosse has been a huge force since the program started, collecting two conference titles and having two NCAA tournament appearances to their name. This spring, they expect no less. “Our expectation is that we go out and win a conference championship and earn a birth to the NCAA…

‘Vantage Point’ gears up for new submission season

BY SHRUTI RAM – STAFF WRITER Most publications at Centre are largely student-run, and Vantage Point is no exception. The publication is one that students do not hear about often, as only one issue is usually published every semester, but it is a great showcase for creativity for the students at Centre, whether it be…

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