In this feature, The Thrill will showcase a typical day of a member of the Kenyon Community: student, faculty, or staff. If you have nominations for people to be showcased, please share them in the comments or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Phoebe Roe ’16 is all over campus. A Psychology major with minors in both English and Arabic, Phoebe is involved in ten campus organizations. She’s President of PEKK, Co-President of the Roosevelt Institute, Chair of the Housing and Dining, and Housing Lottery Reformation Committees, a CA and tour guide, a Co-Owner of Kenyon Carryout, is part of the equestrian team, and an Archon. She’s got a lot on her plate, even on a day without classes. Read on for a taste of Monday February 2nd, 2015 in the life of Phoebe Roe.
7:37 am – Wake-up. First email of the day is sent to the East Knox Volunteers because of the bad weather.
Email Count: 2
7:55 am – After slipping on ice a few times, it’s KAC o’clock! (Phoebe’s equivalent of Cove o’clock)
9:25 am – Heads up to Peirce for coffee and food
9:45 am – Heads home for a shower and some emailing
Email Count: 7
10:45 am – Leave for Peirce again
11:00 am – 12:00pm – Housing and Dining Committee Office Hours
12:00 – 1:20 pm – Ate lunch, and hung with “The Girls and Scott” where llama bouncing videos were watched, astrological compatibilities were checked (and were found to be failures), and Sour Patch Kids were eaten
Email Count: 12
1:30 pm – Office hours with Professor Matz of the English Department
1:50 pm – Post Office run/CA Duty Phone drop
2:00 pm – Trip to the ResLife Office for a meeting with Cathy Kempton and Jill Engel-Hellman
2:30 – 4:56 pm – Headed back to Peirce to interview someone for a Collegian article, then to work on an essay and drink tea
Email Count: 26
4:56 pm – Left for Bookstore
5:04 pm – Bookstore coffee and more work
Email Count: 32
6:00 – 7:45 pm – Met some friends at Peirce to go to Athens restaurant in Mount Vernon
7:45 pm – Headed to Outdoors House for “study time”
7:45-8:15 pm – Trimmed grass received from AVI (you know, the ones that were in Peirce a few weeks ago)
8:15-9:15 pm – Chat with with her pal Devin
9:15-10:45 pm – Actual essay-writing, and homework doing
10:15 pm – Realized she missed her Archons meeting
11:40 pm – Headed home
11:50 pm– Got ready for bed by sending some more emails
12:05 pm – Fell blissfully asleep
TOTAL EMAIL COUNT: 40
And there you have it, a busy day in the life of Phoebe Roe! Have someone else you’d like to see a day in the life of? Let us know in the comments. Just love Phoebe? Also let us know in the comments.