Why Not To Choose Kenyon

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The deadline for the first early decision is coming at the end of next week, which means the beginning of a large process in which countless prospective students start imagining what their lives could look like during the next four years at Kenyon. Admissions provides a myriad of material explaining why you should choose Kenyon, but The Thrill believes in the importance of giving all prospies the ability to make this decision with nuance, and so we present the definitive list of reasons not to come here.

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Final Call for The Thrill’s Costume Contest

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Another year, another Halloweekend (or two, really) over and gone. You hang up your Freudian slip costume and gaze forlornly at it, whispering, “See you next year, old friend.” But wait! It doesn’t have to be over yet! There is still time to submit your costume to the Kenyon Thrill’s costume contest and win a sweet prize.

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Call To Action: Let’s Rig the Send-Off Poll

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Hi everyone.

On Saturday, Social Board sent out an email with the subject line, “SENDOFF ARTIST POLL – We want to hear your input!” It was a list of an odd assortment of genres (“Rock/Pop”? Are those really the same thing?) where you chose one to vote for and maybe possibly they might pick an artist that vaguely belongs to one of those genres. Well, I’ve had it, officially. I think it’s time for us to rig the poll.

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Enter the Thrill’s Halloween Costume Contest!

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Friends, Kenyons, countrymen, Halloweekend is almost upon us. And that means you busy bees are working hard on your beautiful and unique Halloween costumes (you’re right, going as the check for 75 million is very original and funny). Well, before you go to Peeps Halloween or something and your slutty John Green costume becomes a vomit-crusted slutty John Green costume, take a picture and send it to us. That’s right baby: Thrill Halloween costume contest is back!

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BathroomGate; or, Peirce, Tall Girls, & You

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I’m no stranger to the bathrooms on the first floor of Peirce Dining Hall. I previously wrote a whole post instigated by being annoyed at how short the urinals are. You might think that that’s enough content on the blog about this one specific bathroom. You might even say, “Damn, Mike, chill out with this bathroom stuff,” but I will not chill out with this bathroom stuff. Not when I’m sitting here like Dustin Hoffman in All the President’s Men ready to blow this whole “bathroom thing” wide open. The doors to the Men’s and Women’s room are different heights.

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