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...

Trump’s Syria Strike Ignites Foreign Policy Debate

BY STEWART COARD - STAFF WRITER On April 6th, President Trump ordered 59 Tomahawk missiles launched at the Syrian air base holding the same planes used to carry out chemical attacks on civilians.   The move has spurred a great deal of controversy, with some...

Macron and Le Pen: A Face-Off for the Future of France

BY MORGAN UNDERWOOD - STAFF WRITER We are now through the first round of the French Presidential Elections, going from four main candidates to two. The Front National Leader Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron of the newly created (only this past September) En Marche...

“Fake News” Does not belong on Our Campus

BY RACHAEL BLANDAU - OPINIONS EDITOR Last week a banner was hung in Cowan proclaiming a meeting for a “dialogue on Pro-life.” Yet, as was quickly ascertained, a dialogue was not the only intention of this meeting. The moderator was Brenna Lewis, a member of the...

The Big Apple: Free Education in New York

BY OLIVIA MURRELL - STAFF WRITER  The state of New York recently created The Excelsior Scholarship, which will offer free tuition at two and four- year colleges. Only full-time students within the State University of New York system would be covered, however, this...

Chelsea Handler Brings Trump and Trouble to Netflix

BY MORGAN UNDERWOOD - STAFF WRITER TV personality, talk show host, and comedian Chelsea Handler has been turning TV on its head since her beginnings on the E Network with her show “Chelsea Lately”. Now with her new show “Chelsea,” which will be premiering its second...

Kentucky’s Last Abortion Provider Stays Open Pending Lawsuit

BY KATHLEEN MURPHY - STAFF WRITER The Kentucky state government and the EMW Women’s Surgical Center in Louisville, the last abortion provider in Kentucky, reached an agreement in court on the 4th, allowing the clinic to remain open as a federal lawsuit between the two...

Centre College Seeks New Director of Global Citizenship

BY MAX ADDINGTON - STAFF WRITER Centre College is currently in the process of selecting a new Director of Global Citizenship. The application process began when Dr. Milton Reigelman, the current Director of Global Citizenship, announced his retirement during the...

Massacre in Mosul Underscores Trump’s ISIS Strategy

BY KATHLEEN MURPHY - STAFF WRITER As Iraqi civilians in Mosul find themselves trapped on the ground between retreating ISIS forces and American-backed coalition forces seeking to regain the city, U.S. coalition strikes threaten them from above. On March 17, an...

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