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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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To Tip or Not To Tip? It’s Not Really a Question

BY MORGAN UNDERWOOD – STAFF WRITER Who doesn’t love a nice meal out? You get delicious food you don’t have to cook, no dishes to wash afterwards, it’s a dream. There’s just one increasingly controversial aspect to dining out, as well as other services, the tip. Tipping has become quite the gray area in the…

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Off the Beaten Path: Moving Off Campus

BY COLLEEN COYLE – STAFF WRITER There are many unusual qualities about Centre’s campus including a small following of people deeply devoted to the sport of badminton, our celebrated victory over Harvard which is about to be 100 years old, and the chance that you might run into your professor or President Roush at 9:30…

Signing Out of the Centre Bubble

BY DEVIN BAKER – STAFF WRITER In January of 2016, Rhoman James, who currently serves as the group’s president, founded Centre Signers. Centre Signers is an American Sign Language (ASL) club on campus where the learning of ASL and deaf culture is taught. In addition, the group also offers language opportunities to engage the deaf…

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To Break Bread in Cowan

BY MAX ADDINGTON – STAFF WRITER Next to “How’d your test go?” and “What in the world is going on with this weather?,” the question “What’s at Cowan?” is one of the most frequently asked questions on a day to day basis at Centre. The answer to this question usually determines whether or not you…

The Muslim Student Association

BY ZAMIRAH HUSSAIN – STAFF WRITER  Being a Muslim in the United States is not easy. After the horrific and tragic events of 9/11, being Muslim became associated with terrorism and anti-Western sentiment. Many students don’t know that here on campus there is a Muslim Student Association with roughly 17 members. The MSA is meant…

The Afterschool Program

BY EMILY INNES – ART & LEISURE EDITOR The After School Program (ASP) is a campus-housed and student-led organization that serves educationally disadvantaged students in the Danville and Boyle County communities. The program is open to elementary through high school students, with most participants being ESL students. Centre students established the program several years ago…

Islam in America: Giving This Peaceful Religion a Face

BY OLIVIA MURRELL This past January during Centre Term, Dr. Matthew Pierce and Dr. Christian Haskett led a course on Islam in America. For the first week or so, the students engaged with some literary material regarding Islam. They began with some rich historical material regarding the long history that Islam has had in America….

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