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...

SGA Amendment Unity

BY PETER YANG - STAFF WRITER In a vote ending on September 15th, the student body voted in favor of an amendment which would add six seats to SGA. While 68% of the student body voted, 57% of them voted in favor of it. This is a significant difference compared to the...

Be the Change: Centre Students work to Improve Title IX

BY MAGGIE MYERS - STAFF WRITER Title IX is a federal law that was implemented in 1972 stating that no person should be denied their right to an education, and no person should experience discrimination of any kind within their education system. Each school or...

Spotlight on Brian Daniel: the new Director of Residence Life

BY OLIVIA MURRELL - STAFF WRITER As of July 1st, Brian Daniel assumed the position of Director of Residence Life here at Centre College. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education at Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina. Afterwards, he earned...

Hallie Searcy: A New Face for Centre Cross Country

BY KORE SEVERANCE - STAFF WRITER With an overall best in the 5k being 18:46 (2013) and the top time in her Centre career being 19:35, Hallie Searcy is one of the strongest runners on the women’s cross-country team. She was named Women’s Runner of the Week by the...

Colonel Spotlight: Softball Coach Tori Brown

BY WILSON BLAKEMAN - STAFF WRITER “I will tell you: I went down to Melton’s Deli the other day and they knew my name. I got all kinds of excited about that!” New Centre Softball Coach Tori Brown is new to Danville, but is no stranger to small-town living. Growing up...

Solidarity, Post-Charlottesville

BY STEWART COARD - STAFF WRITER In recent years, Centre has taken measures to ensure a more inclusive and diverse campus, open to individuals from various backgrounds. However, our campus must contend with the difficult reality of existing in a part of the country...

SGA Unanimously Passes New Diversity Initiative

BY JARED THOMPSON - NEWS EDITOR At the meeting of the Student Government Association on April 27th, the body took up discussion and unanimously passed a new initiative aimed at increasing the representation of certain populations of Centre students within the Student...

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