Among the many Kenyon personalities that will make you feel less talented, one can find the very quick fingers of Jaime Cohen ’15, whom you can sometimes catch casually playing masterpieces in lower Rosse. Keep an ear open for her appearances in the next couple of semesters, including Brave Potato’s production of BARE, which goes up this weekend!
Now that we’ve been over the most scenic, most Instagram-able, and best places to throw up on our green hill, let’s consider the places on campus that won’t be making it into the colorful You Will booklets: the creepiest, most-prone-to-cause-existential-crises, worst places to be late at night when your phone is dead. What do you mean you don’t want to know? Continue reading
One of my professors recently quipped about being asked when Kenyon was at its most beautiful: “Parents weekend, of course. It’s very thoughtful of us.” In standard fashion, nature made an extra effort to turn out high quality foliage to impress Mom and Dad. I picked up some favorites to preserve and enjoy. Continue reading
Sometimes Kenyon students like to lose things. But where do all our wallets, expensive textbooks and black North Face jackets go? Do they sit disintegrating in a shadowy corner of Old Kenyon? Fall into some mystical void? Or do they find new homes? As a prolific contributor to this accidental redistribution of wealth, I’m curious.
If you’ve gotten out of bed in the last week, the letters “TBTN” will sound familiar. That’s a good thing, because it’s Take Back the Night week, during which campus raises awareness of sexual violence and celebrates its survivors. This evening, those who have been affected will have the opportunity to share their stories in safety and support, and everyone else will have the opportunity to listen and learn from some brave humans.
You can do it, Kenyon.
When she’s not chilling with Laci Green or Ollie the rabbit, Madeline Thompson ’16 is apparently hard at work sewing, crocheting, and smashing the patriarchy. On her very own Etsy, she offers a sleek Kenyon-purple keychain, fuzzy things to keep your hands and drinks warm, and a variety of other cute bits and bobs. The Thrill gets to know her and her online business after the jump. Continue reading