10 o’clock list: Awkward Conversations We’ll Be Having During Thanksgiving Dinner

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Thanksgiving is easily the most delicious and complicated holiday. It is a time for family, weird extended family and perhaps some odd stragglers to come together, air out their dirty laundry and express gratitude. Now, this break comes at a crucial time as it is ever so necessary to get off this construction site we call a college and return to our homes and some rough family dynamics we were eager to escape.

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In the Studio: Annie Blackman ’20

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Welcome to In the Studio, a feature dedicated to exploring the fantastic independent musicians at Kenyon. This week, we showcase Annie Blackman, an English major, Thrill Grandma, and singer-songwriter from Montclair, NJ, who is known for artfully crafting melodies and lyrics that evoke a sense of forlornness.  Continue reading

Kenyon Doppelgängers: Rose Bialer ’20 and Lili Bernstein ’22

 

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Welcome back to Kenyon Doppelgängers, this week featuring Rose Bialer ’20 and Lili Bernstein ’22. We have cast our net far and wide to find a pair such as these two! Both sporting luscious brown hair, gold hoops, and freckled faces meet for the very first time on a rainy day in Peirce. Both ladies even don flower names and are certainly as lovely as such flowers! Continue reading

Ideas I Gave My Roommate for Her Stop-Motion Animation Projects

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Spoiler Alert: She didn’t take any of them! Not out of lack of love or trust, but just because they fell short of her vision, artistically speaking. Stop-motion animation is, perhaps, one of the most difficult artistic crafts in the movie and art-making game, which is why I am so utterly impressed that some of my fellow compatriots are making fantastic feature short films from what we know as the cradle of civilization, Gambier, OH. How these studio art kids find artistic (divine?) inspiration in this tiny town is frankly beyond me. So of course, I gotta take some type of crack at it! God, this might be for a pretty niche audience but I think it’s working. Continue reading