Daily Archives: 03/17/2016

Centre reacts to the #OscarsSoWhite controversy

BY DANA REYNOLDS – STAFF WRITER Beginning with host Chris Rock’s bold opening monologue and ending with the fiery, political anthem “Fight the Power” by Public Enemy running over the credits, the 88th annual Academy Awards delivered a sustained and wildly messy attack on Hollywood’s diversity problem. This year, uproar was unavoidable; for the second…

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Health Corner: Learning to love yourself

BY DANA REYNOLDS – STAFF WRITER What have you done for yourself today? Some of you may be confused by this question, and think that it is promoting selfish behavior. But the truth is it is very important to take time to do things that help you love and accept yourself. I am not talking…

Women’s Lacrosse utilizes young experience for 2016 season

BY LAURA MCCANDLESS – STAFF WRITER The 2016 Women’s Lacrosse team is off to a hot start this spring. After suffering a hard fought 14-13 loss in Alabama to Birmingham Southern, the Colonels have won three straight contests. This year’s Colonels have multiple key role players returning from last year’s team, including senior Jacqueline Anderson…

Men and Women’s Track and Field at the top of the SAA

BY BEN DUNNING – STAFF WRITER The approaching 2016 season for the Centre Men and Women’s Track and Field squad will bring lots of promise from last year’s championship teams. For the men, they will be looking to repeat their victorious performance at the 2015 SAA Conference Championship after achieving 19 All-Conference awards for Top…

Research Spotlight: Karan Aletty and lignin

BY RACHAEL BLANDAU – STAFF WRITER Have you ever wondered why trees are so sturdy, but paper made from trees is so thin? This is because trees contain strong polymers called lignin and cellulose. Since lignin is so strong, bacteria can easily break down the cellulose in wood so it can decompose, but lignin cannot…

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