How to Be a Person: Getting into the Classes You Want


The sky is darkening. Rain drops that may soon turn into snow drops are pouring down on us from the sky and second semester registration time is upon us. While some may see this as a cause of stress and/or befuddlement, I see this as a time of immense excitement. It’s like that time in middle school right before school started when your parents took you to Staples and you got to run through every aisle grabbing color coded folders and pens and stickers… the pure magic of possibility. We can have all of that magical possibility once again! It is all within our reach. But wait, you unfortunately ended up in an 8:10 lecture style class on the ins and outs of accounting. Everything is ruined now. Don’t let this happen to you! You can absolutely get into all of the classes that you want*, just follow these simple steps. Continue reading

Athlete Profile: Andrew Herring ’15


 Andrew Herring ’15 on the left is a member of Kenyon’s tennis team. 

Q: How did you get involved with tennis at Kenyon?

A: The coaches contacted me through my dad when I was in high school. My dad and I scheduled a visit to the school a month or two later and then came up to Gambier. I didn’t really know much about Kenyon before I visited and then I found out it was a pretty good school. When I visited and saw the KAC, realized that this was the only place I wanted to go. So basically I came to Kenyon for athletics, and the fact that it was a good school played second fiddle. Continue reading

How to Be a Person: Where to Buy Drugs

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Reading Daze are on the horizon and we all know what that means. It is time to buy some drugs. That’s right. I said it. Drugs. So, on to the question you are all asking. Where is the best place to obtain some of these so called drugs? Is there a special secret section of Rite Aid that will have all the supplies I need to make this weekend as hazy dazy as possible? Well folks, here is your answer. Continue reading

Do it Tonight: Talk on Objectification and Sexualization of Adolescent and Pre-Adolescent Girls

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This evening Amy Slater, Ph.D. is here from the Center for Appearance Research at the University of the West of England, Bristol to deliver a talk on the objectification and sexualization of adolescent and pre-adolescent girls. This talk will be extremely fascinating and especially pertinent during Take Back The Night. You don’t want to miss this!

  • What: A talk by Amy Slater, Ph.D. on objectification and sexualization.
  • When: 7:00pm tonight
  • Where: Sam Mather 201