Let’s Celebrate No Shave November

The city of Copenhagen celebrates Movember each year by decorating their city buses. Pretty cool, huh?

An autumn chill is in the air, the trees are shedding their leaves and as we turn the calendar pages, it comes the time of year to celebrate that time-honored tradition: No-Shave November (or Movember, depending on who you ask).

Not sure if you readers know, but a single organization actually spearheaded the No-Shave November movement. Movember, a global charity founded in 2004, asks men each year to preserve their mustaches in November. This isn’t just for fun, explains the organization on their website, “through the power of the Mo, vital funds and awareness are raised to combat prostate and testicular cancer and mental health challenges.”

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Do It Tonight: Spring Dance Concert

Courtesy of Kora Radella

Courtesy of Kora Radella

As the semester winds down, you should be taking every opportunity to get some culture – before it’s too late, and you’re trapped inside the library for the rest of next week. Why not go to the Spring Dance Concert?

  • What: Spring Dance Concert
  • When: Tonight, May 2, and tomorrow, May 3, 2013, 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm
  • Where: Bolton Theater

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10 o’clock list: Sexiest Sculptures on Campus


All around us, the days are getting more beautiful, the prospective students are swarming, and the freshmen are planning this weekend’s “shocking” outfits. However, some things never change, even as the seasons do.  The art around Kenyon is omnipresent, and frankly, kinda sexy. This week, I’m ranking the sexiest public artworks on campus. Continue reading

Inside The Artist’s Sketchbook: Cat Raynor ’15

This feature was conceived as a foray into the hearts/minds of Kenyon’s finest artists through the pages of their sketchbooks. This week, we talk with Cat Raynor, ’15.


The artist in her natural habitat.

I met Cat in the library, which was unusual, as I almost never seen her outside of Horvitz. I realized immediately that I had never seen Cat’s doodle style, so I asked her for a page from her notes. She handed me this:


“Unicorns are my go-to doodle, because unicorns are my spirit animal… I draw unicorns in all of my classes.”

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