A Day in the Life: Phoebe Roe ’16

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 thekenyonthrill@gmail.com.

Phoebe at Housing and Dining Committee Office Hours this Monday.

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.

The view from Phoebe‘s New Apt as she woke-up. This is the second year Phoebe has been in charge of the New Apts.

The view from Phoebe‘s New Apt as she woke-up. This is the second year Phoebe has been in charge of the New Apts.

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)

Lately, Phoebe has noticed an increase of Bean Boots at the KAC.

Lately, Phoebe has noticed an increase of Bean Boots at the KAC.

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

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Phoebe‘s lunchtime shenanigans included (from left to right): Sarah Adrianowycz ’16, Haley Acker ’15, and Scott Freeburg ’16.

 

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”

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The Kenyon Outdoors Club House, located in the Acland Apartments. Phoebe’s study partners included (from left to right): Rae Rose Schultz ’16, the blanket-clad Jack Clayton ’17, Haley Acker ’15.

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.

One response

  1. Phoebe is literally my hero. With every email I send and at every meeting I attend, I try to channel my inner Phoebe Roe. She’s going places, folks!

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