The Monday Catchup


Check how meta this pic is. Hint: this is a picture of me writing this exact post. Sadly, I got ketchup all over my keyboard. :(

Good news, friends. After this weekend, my liver is roughly the size, shape, and color of an Olin bean bag. Ha! Of course I kid. Just yanking your chain. Joshing you. See, alcohol has never touched these lips – neither has water. I absorb all liquid nutrients through my skin. This makes taking a dip in an ocean or lake pretty problematic, but pools are the worst. That much chlorinated water can be a real pain for “maintaining homeostasis” or something. But, if John Mayer says that my body is a wonderland, then I’m content ’til the day I die. Needless to say, this weekend was pretty uneventful on campus. Here’s what you had to say.

“The Women’s March in D.C. was an inspiring and life-changing event. I’m excited to to see activism amounting to something.”

“Carla from Top Chef is really important to me.”

“I’m just appreciating the fact that I technically have an A+ in all my classes right now.”

Right on. Wanna know a secret?  The second week of classes is basically the same as the first, so do things other than work. Here you go. This list is a gift from me to you.

What: Speech by Chris Mosier

  • Kenyon Athletes for Equality and Kenyon Student Athletes present Chris Mosier, a Team USA duathlete, the first transgender USA Olympian and an LGBTQ+ rights activist.
  • First Jack Halberstam now this! I’m impressed.

When: Thursday, January 26 at 11:00am to 8:30pm

Where: Rosse Hall for speech (11:00 am),  Peirce Pub for Q&A session (7:30 pm)

What: Black Women/Black Lives

  • “Black Women/Black Lives” explores the symbolic and narrative portrayal of Black women in art and material culture inspired by Civil Rights and Black liberation movements of the 1960s through our own 21st century moment.

When: Sunday, January 22 through February 5, 2017

Where: Gund Gallery, Meier-Draudt Curatorial Classroom

What: “Dying City” by Christopher Shinn

  • No one dies in this show, surprisingly.

When: Thursday, January 26 at 8:00pm to 10:30pm and Saturday, January 28 at 8:00pm to 10:30pm

Where: Hill Theater

What: “Sex with Strangers” by Laura Eason

  • No one has sex in this show, surprisingly.

When: Friday, January 27 at 8:00pm to 10:30pm and Sunday, January 29 at 8:00pm to 10:30pm

Where: Hill Theater


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