After a rather civilized indie band performance at the Farm, my friends and I (who are, for the record, not first years, even though we were out at 9:45. No really. We aren’t. Just ask) rolled up to Ye Olde Kenyone expecting a night of careless debauchery. After a kind sister doodled lines between my fingers in a vain attempt at Xs, we descended into Dante’s Inferno. The scene was a feast for the senses. The air smelled of sweat, beer and horny first years; the temperature was rising. Anonymous bodies, clothed in white and splattered with neon phallic hieroglyphs, packed onto the dance floor, fueled by a quintessentially collegiate soundtrack. For a moment, I lost myself, thinking I had walked into a state-school party (or what I imagine one would be like). Continue reading
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Do it today: Constitution Day
Happy Constitution Day America! AKA the day our darling founding fathers signed ye olde Constitution of the United States. Accordingly, we must celebrate with a public holiday! Just kidding, get back to class.
- What: Constitution Day
- When: Dawn til Dusk (but especially at 7:30 when guest speaker Justice Judith French is on campus)
- Where: America (she’ll be in the Community Foundation Theater, located in the Gund Gallery)
- Why? America, that’s why.
Do It Today: Panel Discussion on Syria
Have a moment to talk about the serious state of affairs in Syria? Want to listen to some new (and possibly more informed) opinions? Head to Olin Auditorium to hear Thomas Karako, Jennifer Nichols, Jon Green and Sarah Kahwash digest the latest unsettling news.
- What: Panel Discussion on Syria
- When: Tuesday, September 10th at 11:00
- Where: Olin Auditorium
- Why? Current events, that’s why.
10 o’clock List: Things to Instagram Besides the Cliched but Beautiful Fall Leaves
Even on the off-chance you haven’t been here or here, you’ve probably noticed that Kenyon is rather photogenic. You’ve probably also noticed that everyone with an iPhone is a photographer–add an Instagram filter, selective focus and an ironic border — voila — Art! As the green leaves of summer burst into red and orange and yellow, it may be especially tempting to clog your follower’s feeds with foliage. Here some suggestions for equally seasonal and collegiate, but less leafy, snapshots.
Hippies and miscellaneous intramural sports teams rejoice! For those of you convenient to South Campus, there will be tie-dying of t-shirts outside of Hanna at 4 pm TODAY (and every Tuesday henceforth). White t-shirt supplies are limited. Unfortunately, button-down onesie sleep sets will not be available.