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Oct

Centennial Celebrates Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest is the world’s largest fair, originating in Munich, Germany. The festival lasts 16 days spanning from the end of September to the first weekend of October. Oktoberfest is a huge part of German culture and has been held since 1810. During the festival, many attendees drink high amounts of alcohol, play local cultural games, and celebrate their heritage. In Champaign,  the holiday is celebrated a little more recreationally. Champaign locals celebrate more of the culture of alcohol and the popularity of German beers. The Blind Pig, a local bar, specifically brews its own special flavor of “Oktoberfest.” Read more »

22
Oct

Centennial Playmakers Rehearse for Murder Mystery

Approximately three weeks ago, the informational flyers for this year’s fall play were taped to Centennial’s yellow halls. As students walked to their next classes, some were intrigued by the title of the play chosen. “Rehearsal for Murder,” a murder mystery as the title implies, was director Sue Aldridge’s pick for this year’s fall play.  Read more »