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The Pinto Bean: Marksbury Farm

BY JASON PINTO – STAFF WRITER AND FOOD CRITIC Many Americans seem to have lost the satisfaction of eating something straight from the earth. The near vicinity of Danville offers a wide selection of food, that, while maybe tasty, is a gross abstraction to what a purist defines as “food.” Commercial fast food, Cowan, and…

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One Hot Program

BY BECKY FULTON – STAFF WRITER Centre is known for its study abroad programs, but its glass blowing program is prominent as well. After just over 30 years, there remains one constant figure behind Centre’s glass art, H.W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor of Art Stephen Powell. Powell began the program in 1985…

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Panhellenic Party: The Sorority-Wide Tailgate

BY EMILY INNES — STAFF WRITER One of the Centre social scene’s most notable characteristics is its Greek life. The small school setting makes our system a little different than most schools, but the fraternities and sororities are known for their continual positive presence on campus. Throughout the year, the different organizations host a variety…

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The Pinto Bean: The Coffee Bean

BY JASON PINTO — STAFF WRITER AND FOOD CRITIC   As a regular consumer of coffee, quality matters to me, and when I venture to purchase a cup of coffee from one of Danville’s selections, I want that cup to be worth the trip! Recently, a new coffee shop opened next to Guadelahill. Sweet Beans…

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With Open Arms: Welcoming a Refugee Family to Danville

BY EMILY INNES – STAFF WRITER Last week, Danville and Centre College opened their arms and hearts to welcome a refugee family into the community. Many of you may remember the convocation last November where Barbara Kleine of Kentucky Refugee Ministries discussed the global refugee crisis. A Centre graduate, Kleine inspired campus to take action…

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Homecoming 2K16

BY MICHELLE KIM – STAFF WRITER College — you spend four years living, studying, crying, and partying with the same group of people. It is only standard for the most impeccable of friendships to evolve during these years, especially when attending a school the size of Centre. Homecoming festivities began on Thursday night, with a Black…

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Finding Grace in Food Insecurity: The Mission of Grace Cafe

BY EMILY INNES – STAFF WRITER Grace Café opened in July 2015 as a mission-focused restaurant aimed to combat food insecurity in the Danville community and surrounding area. Owner Rochelle Bayless first learned about the “pay what you can” restaurant model after seeing Jon Bon Jovi discuss his New Jersey café on an episode of…

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The Pinto Bean: Nellie Burton’s is Uninspired, Overpriced

BY JASON PINTO – STAFF WRITER AND FOOD CRITIC Jason Pinto continues his culinary exploration of the surrounding Danville area. This week’s adventure take’s him to ‘Nellie Burton’s Restaurant and Steakhouse’. One afternoon this semester as I was making a visit to Jane Barleycorn’s, I saw a new establishment next door – a steakhouse and…

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Meet the KD Consultants!

BY EMILY INNES – STAFF WRITER The Cento is thrilled to welcome Kappa Delta to campus, giving Centre a total of five national sororities. Founded at Virginia’s State Female Normal School, now known as Longwood University, in 1897, Kappa Delta currently has 165 active collegiate chapters, including Centre, with more than 250,000 members worldwide. Two chapter…

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