A tree has fallen and crushed the metal staircase railing on the path from Peirce to the Morgan Apartments. Take weather alerts seriously, everyone! (Campus Safety and Maintenance have been informed of the tree.)
Haven’t made it into Olin’s Greenslade Special Collections and Archives to check out their exhibit on Kenyon inaugurations through the years? At this point, with the campus gearing up for Saturday’s festivities, it might be too late to see some of the items as they are pressed into service for the first time in a decade. However, the curators of the exhibit, Nina Whittaker ’16 and Muhammed Asad Hansrod ’17, talked me through the exhibit as I took crappy iPhone photos that are more or less as good as seeing the real thing.
The above video, which features John Green sharing his experiences trying to sign up for health insurance via Obamacare and through “traditional” methods, is informative and funny–and you should definitely watch it. It also made me start thinking about how other Kenyon alumni could harness the power of YouTube to impart knowledge equally as vital as knowing how to insure yo’ self.
Recently, the Thrill staff noticed something about our P.O. Box assignments. We’d always assumed the boxes were assigned strictly alphabetically and by class year, but we discovered that all of us have box mates of the same sex. So we checked with Cathy Kempton, who maintains student records in the Office of Housing and Residential Life. Are Kenyon’s P.O. Boxes in fact assigned according to sex?
Ever since arriving at Kenyon, D-Cat has gone to significant efforts to be visible on campus. Perhaps learning a lesson from ill-fated New Yorker the Nuge,* Decatur has been spotted at rugby games, homecoming events, common hour discussions, and more. Where will he show up next, and is it possible for him to take things too far?