The New Apts Are A 1970s Olympic Village

Sochi's mountain Olympic Village. (via NBC San Diego)

Sochi’s mountain Olympic Village. (via NBC San Diego)

It is Kenyon’s most denied myth that the New Apartments were built to be temporary housing. Students say they were. The College — probably telling some form of the truth and certainly keeping one eye on the potential liability — says they weren’t. Whatever.

Here’s what the New Apts are, though: A winter Olympic Village from the 1970s. Continue reading

Kenyon is Running Shuttles So You Don’t Get Frostbite

Starting tonight, the College is running shuttles to help people avoid the mind-numbing cold that has descended on our fair hamlet. Here are the stops:

The shuttle service will include Kenyon’s 12-passenger vans and
minivans as well as Knox Area Transit vehicles. Vans will operate from
5-8 p.m., boarding at the Craft Center barn, Gund Hall parking lot,
KAC front circle, McBride Hall circle, and the Caples/Mather halls
circle and delivering riders to Peirce Hall. Students leaving Peirce
can request North Campus destinations.

The shuttle schedule is here. Also, the library will close early tonight and the KAC will open late tomorrow. Kenyon’s full release is below, after the jump.

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