Time’s Up: Black Students Demand Change Spring 2018

BY  SARAH HOLLOWAY - EDITOR-IN-CHIEF *the term “ally” is employed in this article because it was the term used by the group organizing the sit in. It is not meant to imply the binary that anyone who was in support of the event is an ally and anyone who wasn’t in...

“Phenomenal Woman, That’s Me:” Centre’s Sister to Sister Campaign

BY KORE SEVERANCE - STAFF WRITER Photographs of black female students are displayed across campus, featuring quotes from influential, black female role models. These pictures are part of the Phenomenal Women Campaign, launched at the end of February by Sister to...

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...

Time’s Up: Black Students Demand Change Spring 2018

BY  SARAH HOLLOWAY - EDITOR-IN-CHIEF *the term “ally” is employed in this article because it was the term used by the group organizing the sit in. It is not meant to imply the binary that anyone who was in support of the event is an ally and anyone who wasn’t in...

List of Demands

Statement of Intent: Centre College has been an institution that holds in the highest esteem its sense of community characterized by compassion, understanding, and kindness. However, this sense of community is not felt by all its members. This sentiment is not felt by...

RICE and the Benefits of Undergraduate Research

BY EMMA PRESBERG - STAFF WRITER On Thursday, April 12, around 100 students presented their research and independent projects at the 11th annual RICE Symposium. RICE, which stands for Research, Internships, and Creative Endeavors, gives students the opportunity to...

Doggie Dash: 5K Run/Walk Benefitting DBCHS

BY OLIVIA MURRELL - STAFF WRITER As spring finally comes to Danville, Emma Presberg’s mind is on the upcoming Doggie Dash, the 5K run/walk benefitting the Danville and Boyle County Humane Society (DBCHS). Presberg, a senior Environmental Studies and Behavioral...

No Ordinary Shakespeare: Twelfth Night Comes to Centre

BY PEYTON POPP - STAFF WRITER Odds are you’ve heard of Shakespeare. He is a rather famous Elizabethan poet and playwright, and people generally associate his work with thee’s and thou’s and poofy pants with tights underneath. But if you go to Centre’s production of...

Dr. Osanloo’s Recommended Reads for New Perspectives

BY CHLOE GAMES - STAFF WRITER  A late spring snowfall hovered at the window of Dr. Osanloo’s office when she and I sat down to discuss literature. Aware that a month punctuated with campus forums and weighted conversations preceded our conversation, Dr. Osanloo, an...

Senior Spotlight: Where are they going?

BY EMMA PRESBERG - STAFF WRITER On May 20th, at 3:00pm, approximately 333 students will walk across the stage and receive their diploma. 79 seniors will complete majors in the Division I (humanities) field while 157 will complete Division II (social studies) majors....

Centre College, We Aren’t Exempt

BY COLLEEN COYLE - STAFF WRITER It’s 12:45 PM and you’re in Crounse 312, you sit back in your chair as Dr.Tubb yells excitedly about accountant Robert Clive. You feel your phone buzz. As per usual, you ignore the buzz, it happens all the time, but then you notice that...

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