When it comes to distribution requirements, Kenyon students talk about the dreaded “QR.” For me, it has been the opposite: the dreaded “Fine Arts” requirement. After agonizing over voice lessons or piano, art history or drawing, I settled on Sculpture I. Why I decided on this, I don’t know. I am decent at drawing, but in high school, my geometry teacher told me I was “spatially r*tarded.” So naturally, I decided to sign up for a class based on making shapes in 3D look like things.
Teddy Hannah-Drullard ’20
“My goal is to one day be covered in tattoos I’ve designed; right now I’m at two. This tattoo is the most recent—I designed it and got it done over Spring Break my sophomore year (I have no clue where the final drawing went, but I managed to find one of the preliminary sketches on my art account on Instagram). (That’s a plug.) Continue reading
Welcome to In the Studio, a feature dedicated to exploring some of the fantastic independent musicians at Kenyon. This week, we showcase Vincent “Vince” Lewis, a physics major and guitar player in his band, Mangoland.
Mangoland is based in Chicago and comprised of Vince and some of his closest high school friends who share his love and talent for music. He has managed to be a student while using weekends, breaks, and even google drive to continue writing, producing, and performing with the band.
This feature was conceived as a foray into the hearts/minds of Kenyon’s finest artists through the pages of their sketchbooks. This week, we talk with Rosa Rumora ’19.
Ok, we’re all upset. We have no library, we study in trailers inhabited by (rabid?) raccoons, and the cries of the students appear to be falling on deaf ears. Some of us want to talk loudly about how upset we are. But some of us are better. We want to take action. Here are some ways you can make a real difference:
After the release of a controversial new publication at Kenyon called the Campus Constitutional, The Thrill reached out to Kenyon students to ask for their opinions on the paper’s content. The Campus Constitutional’s first issue (released last week in print) sparked outrage among many community members, especially the article titled “Male Privilege Does Not Exist And It’s a Dangerous Concept To Believe In.”