At my interview to get into this school, when asked what I liked about the campus so far, my answer was “the buildings.” Maybe it’s a trivial matter or maybe I was just nervous, but you have to admit there’s nothing like walking into almost 200-year old buildings for class every day.Continue reading
Ah, the Kenyon Post Office. A place of love, loss, and lust. The place you go only when you think your eccentric-yet-wealthy aunt has sent you money, or to face the disappointment of knowing that the United States Postal Service will soon be obsolete due to the rapid technological advancements of modern society. But mostly it’s a place where you go to think: who the frick shares my P.O. Box, dude?
At this point, it feels like the people asking if they can take a chair from your table are just trying to point out how alone you are because there’s several completely empty tables surrounding you that they could take a chair from. Here’s how you can tackle your inner demons and feel safe to eat in Peirce once and for all.Continue reading
Kenyon Men’s Basketball has had a great season, and as it comes to a close I can’t help reflecting not only on the gameplay but the sweet music that fills Tomsich during any time out. Now, I’m not sure who’s on AUX at these things, but they are a bit of a deejaying prodigy. They have an unmatched gift of throwing on a playlist of songs that you wouldn’t believe make sense for a basketball game, and yet, there they are. There is no way I could be as masterful as whoever chooses these songs, but I’ll try my best to recreate this excellence in a Weekend Playlist.Continue reading
The Kenyon College Political Science Department and Satan have teamed up to provide us with the antiquated tradition, Comps: a two-day-long examination in which PSCI majors develop arthritic hands and the ability to graduate, but in the end, have nothing to show for all their hard work because it’s a test. Academia sure is sweet.
Seeking 3 (three) housemates for a North Campus Apartment next year. I am a reasonable, flexible person, but I have a few small requirements that I absolutely will not budge on.
This piece is the latest in a series on Kenyon Sibling relationships. Yeah, I said it. There are siblings out there that actually want to spend time together. I had the pleasure of interviewing myself, Elijah Manning ‘23, and the burden of interviewing my sister, Dylan Manning ‘21, about life at Kenyon College. We may have a residence hall named after us, but this interview will convince you that we got here on our own merit.