Daily Archives: 10/08/2017

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Erasing the Centre Bubble: Towards a More Empathetic Campus

BY COLLEEN COYLE – STAFF WRITER This article is a member of a series focused on Diversity at Centre College. On September 5, many Americans moved throughout their day, unaffected by the events unfolding at the White House, as Jeff Sessions announced the termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. However, for…

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Centre Service Day: New Hope Food Pantry

BY KORE SEVERANCE – STAFF WRITER On Saturday, September 23, STAND and the Bonner Program organized an event at New Hope Food Pantry, a non-profit organization with the purpose of providing food for Boyle county families, often serving over a thousand families per month. At the event, the building was cleaned and renovated to make…

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What is a Hackathon, Anyway?

BY PEYTON POPP – STAFF WRITER The word “Hackathon” seems a little iffy. It’s a combination of two words the average American probably doesn’t like very much: hack and marathon. Of course, hacking is commonly imagined as a devious dweeb dubiously hunched over a computer screen in his mother’s basement searching for ways to steal…

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Centre Hosts Myanmar Art Exhibit in JVAC Through October 21

BY CHLOE GAMES – STAFF WRITER It is early autumn in Danville; leaves and cool temperatures are beginning to fall about the gnat-infested walkways of Centre College. For many students at Centre, fall is a time to wholeheartedly jump back into college life. As students become involved in their academic and social communities, the world…

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Repeal and Replace: The Third Time Is Not the Charm

BY KATHLEEN MURPHY – STAFF WRITER Another attempt at repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act fell short last Wednesday as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell withdrew the vote on the Graham-Cassidy bill after several senators refused to vote for it. Senators Rand Paul, John McCain and Susan Collins announced they would not vote for…

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Moving Forward: Centre Football

BY DEVIN BAKER – STAFF WRITER The Centre Football team (4-1) is coming off of a big win over Austin College. This follows a tough loss to Berry in Rome, Georgia on September 23. The Berry matchup had seriously playoff implications for both teams. Going into the game, Centre and Berry were both undefeated and…

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The Eye of the Storm: Hurricanes and Climate Change

BY OLIVIA MURRELL – STAFF WRITER The record number of recent hurricanes has many people questioning whether this is a direct result of climate change. Since August, we have seen Harvey decimate the gulf coast of Texas and Louisiana, Irma barreling through Florida, Jose destroy the Bahamas, and Maria wreak havoc on Puerto Rico. Does…

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