10 o’clock list: Band Names Inspired By The 2020 Plan

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Political unrest causes chaos, but from its fertile soils, art blooms.

Dada would not exist without World War I, Punk without the Cold War, and Justin Bieber without the Housing Bubble. The creative, socially aware, bored young adults that make up the Kenyon College student body often take to musical collectives to express themselves. Today, Kenyon students live and learn amidst the turmoil of the 2020 Plan. Here are some band names inspired by the upheaval:

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IT Happened to Me

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Hey guys, I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but one of the new first years is really weird. Twisted, you could say. He has a thing for white face paint and ruffles, which I’m totally cool with if that’s what you’re into, but isn’t it at least a little off that he doesn’t seem at all affected by this heat spell? You would think that an Elizabethan collar would sometimes be a bit too much. And I keep seeing him everywhere, before class, at Peirce, even once straddling the central post of the Gates of Hell at midnight. I was able to snap a few pics, so let me know if you know him! He keeps whispering something about floating, so I’m guessing… Bio major?

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