Meet a DA: Inshira Din ’20

The Thrill spotlights a Discrimination Advisor regularly to raise awareness about the resources available to students on campus in relation to issues of discrimination.  They have weekly Office Hours they announce via email and can also be reached at any time using this form. Stay safe this weekend, and know that there is always someone you can talk to if you need help. Today, we’re featuring Inshira Din ’20. 

If you could eat one food for the rest of your life, what would you eat?

I would eat pancakes with peanut butter and banana or the rest of my life.

What’s the last good book you’ve read?

The last good book I read was This is How you Lose Her by Junot Diaz.

What’d you think about during your walk to class this morning?

During my walk to class this morning I thought about how miraculous it was that I made it to my 8:10 after waking up at 7:50.

Why do you love Kenyon?

I love Kenyon because of the relationships I’ve built here with some of the most brilliant, talented, and genuine people I’ve ever met.

What’s your favorite place to nap on campus? 

3rd floor ascension couches!

Who is your favorite/least favorite Disney character?

My favorite Disney character is Sebastian from the little mermaid.

Why did you become a DA?

I became a DA because I felt like given the opportunity, it was important to me as one of not too many women of color, to be available as a resource to make sure that everyone on campus felt comfortable, safe, and validated in any concerns they have or through any difficulties they may encounter.

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