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October 2, 2014
(via The Kenyon Collegian)

(via The Kenyon Collegian)

Made in Peirce: Taco Bell Edition

October 2, 2014

Think outside the servery. via plazadelapaz.com

This post was co-authored by Gracie Potter ’17 and Molly Narkis ’17.

As (ex?) Taco Bell addicts, both Molly and I were enormously excited for Taco Tuesday in Peirce. After meeting on New Side, we practically skipped to the servery, anxious to get our ground-beef-n-cheese on. We picked two of our most favoritest Taco Bell menu items to recreate using the plethora of Tex-Mex-esque ingredients available to us: The Cheesy Gordita Crunch and the Crunchwrap Supreme (or, as Ally Schmalling ’14 affectionally called it, the “Food Frisbee”).

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From the Collegian archives: advertisements

October 2, 2014
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Definitely not going to see this ad in the Collegian anymore

Open a copy of the Collegian and all you will find will be the news of that week, but in the past, the Collegian was known to have run a variety of ads, presumably to meet expenses not covered by the college. Today the Thrill presents a collection of these advertisements from several issues of the Collegian from the 20th Century. Read more…

10 o’clock List: Ways to Convince Your Friends You are a Cat

October 1, 2014
Are we cats yet?

Are we cats yet?

Mid-terms are piling up and fall break is approaching, and as you rush out of Peirce with a to-go cup of mashed potatoes in one hand and a Red Bull in the other, your path to the library is suddenly cut off by a cat. This cat slinks by you and in your sleep-deprived haze you imagine what a life the cat must lead. What elegance it has. Suddenly you realize you always wanted to be a cat, everyone should want to be a cat. But how could you convince your friends that you joined the felines of Gambier?

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Student Bartenders: Cove vs. VI

October 1, 2014

via ooligan.pdx.edu

Have you ever gone to the Cove or the VI and seen the person behind the bar and thought, “Man, they look familiar!” Well, today’s your lucky day. We tracked down two of Gambier’s finest student bartenders from two of Gambier’s finest (and only) bars and brought them head to head for your enjoyment!

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On Topic, Off Topic: Respect, Caples

October 1, 2014

On Topic: Respect – Almost all students, if not everyone, has been talking about the recent incidents on campus surrouding Take Back the Night, Crozier, YikYak, and cases of general lack of respect for each other. Two related campaigns kicked off yesterday in an effort to hold students to a standard of respect. The first is the Statement of Respect where students “pledge to say only what we would be proud to put our names on.” Anybody who wants to sign may do so here.

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Making a #RespectfulDifference: Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity to Host Men’s Discussion

October 1, 2014
"As members of Phi Kappa Tau, we support #respectfuldifference because we have an obligation to ensure and support meaningful discussion and understanding. We also believe that we must build an inclusive community by acting and speaking out against hurtful dialogue and behavior." (via Facebook)

“As members of Phi Kappa Tau, we support #respectfuldifference because we have an obligation to ensure and support meaningful discussion and understanding. We also believe that we must build an inclusive community by acting and speaking out against hurtful dialogue and behavior.” (via Facebook)

Since their official colonization at Kenyon last year, the brothers of Phi Kappa Tau have been working hard to make a positive difference both on and off campus. The fraternity’s national website states that their mission as an organization is “to be recognized as a leadership organization that binds men together and challenges them to improve their campuses and the world.” Last year, this goal manifested in the form of thousands of dollars raised for Relay for Life and many volunteer hours put towards helping charities in the greater Gambier area. Recently, the brothers have sought to extend this mission to include taking action to address the controversy surrounding Take Back the Night.

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