Winners Need to Go Home Too

BY LANEY TAYLOR -- STAFF WRITER Fridays at 7:41 A.M. were punctuated by the side eye of my neighbor trying to take out the trash. The twang of Bluegrass Junction apparently warmed all cars but only some hearts. Fridays at 7:44 A.M. were marked by the palpable relief...

Hecuba: Representing Refugees From Ancient Greece to Today

BY SHRUTI RAM - COPY CHIEF Next week DramaCentre will be running their fall production, Hecuba, a Greek tragedy set in 424 BC. The play was originally written by Euripedes, the famous Greek tragedian, and will be directed by Tony Haigh. Junior Rachel Kent will be...

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...

CentOnion: DPS Opens Investigation into Centre Student’s Email Account

BY: BRENNEN AMONETT - STAFF WRITER The Department of Public Safety (DPS) has opened an investigation into first-year student Hope Carter’s controversial use of the ‘reply all’ button on a school-wide email. In a letter written to the Centre College Board of Trustees...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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,...

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,...

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