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The Monday Catchup

January 16, 2017
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The library is already buzzing with anthropomorphic ketchup activity!

Welcome to winter. To ignore my craggy, chapped lips and the bitter cold that kisses them when walking from class to class, I imagine I’m running a marathon in a sweat suit and think about how I would give anything to feel cool—a tactic that can make me feel better for up to a second. Now I try to imagine a situation in which I would feel happy and excited to be back in class after winter break. The only situation that comes to mind is: having a personal masseuse  in each of my classes everyday. This is a pipe dream. However, if you happen to

A) be in one of my classes and

B) consider yourself a masseuse of sorts,

do not hesitate to contact me. I enjoy the tender touch. Well, actually I have a lot of knots in my back because thats where I store all my stress I guess so if you don’t mind airing on the side of muscle ripping with your touch then we are 100% good. Anyway, here’s what you said about break.

“I took a nice soak.”

 

“I caught on on much needed sleep.”

Very simple, Kenyon. I like it. If you want to ignore the cold like I do, go ahead. You can also ignore the cold by doing these things.

What: Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Dialogue

  • The Kenyon College Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Dialogue highlights his legacy and connect it to current issues that affect the campus and the world. This year’s keynote speaker will be Dr. Cleveland Sellers, Jr., president emeritus at Voorhees College and a veteran civil rights LEGEND!
  • We really aren’t worthy of his presence.

When: TODAY! Monday January 16 at 3:00pm to 7:00pm

Where: Rosse

What: “Trans* Bodies, Hapticality and Popular Culture,” by Jack Halberstam

  • “Trans* Bodies, Hapticality and Popular Culture” examines the history of the representation of transgender, transsexual and trans* bodies in popular culture over the last fifty years.While examining gender variability’s arc of representation, it will also consider new and evolving techniques for the visual capture of bodily ambiguity.
  • Honestly, I can’t believe we are lucky enough to have another LEGEND in our midst. Jack Halberstam is a Literary Theory master.

When: Thursday, January 19 at 7:30pm

Where: Gund Gal

What: Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving vs Wittenberg University

  • Splish splash! Time for a dip in the pool.

When: Saturday, January 21 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Where: Ye ol’ KAC

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