Hey all, hope you’re having a fantastic start to the semester. The weather’s been nice enough, the pizza at Peirce has been dope, and the hills are alive with the sound of music. What more can you ask for? Well, before you answer that, I have what you’ve been looking for – the newest edition of the Adventures of D-Cat, the series where we pop into the world of Sims and see what our lovely president has been up to.
Hey fam! I’ve been in Dublin for the last couple of months now. It’s such a lovely city and has been such a privilege to study abroad here. Even more so than at Kenyon, it means that I’m extremely independent for the first time in my life having to cook for myself, buying my own dishes, and needing to -gasp- buy my own toilet paper. Of course, because I’m a hot mess of a person, this means that I’ve been reliant on google more so than ever. Segues are not my area of expertise, so without further ado here are some of my google searches that provided me with life-saving advice.
You may recall that a couple of years ago, the Thrill premiered a new, fresh feature entitled The Adventures of D-Cat. We followed him through his adventures through graveyards and then through his time at university. And now, we welcome the return of a new and updated D-Cat aka I got Sims 4 over the summer and I wanted an excuse to play it. Continue reading
This year, we are thrilled to welcome Michael Muhammad Knight who is teaching in Kenyon’s Religious Studies department. He recently received his doctorate and came to Kenyon to teach several classes, including Classical Islam and a seminar on Muhammad. I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Professor Knight and chat with him.
Professor Knight’s research primarily focuses on textual representations of the Prophet. He is particularly interested in looking at the pre-modern sources on Muhammad with new lenses, such as theories of gender and body. In the past, he has written several memoirs and books, though he is not focused on any right now. He has several different projects that are moving along at different speeds. Continue reading