Meet a DA: Kenda Tucker ’18

Meet a DA: Kenda Tucker ’18

The Thrill spotlights a Discrimination Advisor regularly to raise awareness about the resources available to students on campus in relation to issues of discrimination.  They have weekly Office Hours they announce via email and can also be reached at any time using this form. Stay safe this weekend, and know that there is always someone you can talk to if you need help. Today, we’re featuring Kenda Tucker ’18. 

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Enter The Thrill’s Halloween Costume Contest!

Enter The Thrill’s Halloween Costume Contest!

Halloweekend has come and gone, so I’m suspecting that most of you have approximately twenty to thirty pictures on your phone from Saturday night documenting your and your friends’ costumes. Now it’s time to make good use of those pictures (outside of Instagram, that is): enter our Halloween costume contest! Find the details below. Continue reading

10 Thought-Provoking Questions to Ask Instead of Telling Someone “You Look Tired” and Expecting That To Engage Them In Conversation

10 Thought-Provoking Questions to Ask Instead of Telling Someone “You Look Tired” and Expecting That To Engage Them In Conversation
  1. Are you moved or terrified by the fact that despite covering more than 70% of the earth’s surface, less than 5% of our oceans have been explored?
  2. Do you think astrology might actually be a useful and valid tool that provides us with the vocabulary for self-reflection in times of transition and personal growth?
  3. Would you agree that “Garden (Say It Like Dat)” is the most underrated track off of Ctrl?
  4. Is it just coincidental that Randall from Monsters Inc. looks exactly like Randall from Recess?
  5. Does unilaterally referring to American white supremacists as Nazis distance them from their Americanness and by extension, distance us from the uniquely American history that has resulted in our current political climate?
  6. Why are they making a second season of Big Little Lies?
  7. Am I using skincare as a means to distract myself from coping with my own insecurities and inadequacies?
  8. How does it make you feel to be reminded that humans are made up of stardust?
  9. What would a global heat map of all the places I’ve shed my hair on the ground look like?
  10. When is the Market going to stay open until midnight again?

 

 

Spot the Difference: Campus Under Construction

Welcome, welcome, welcome back to another year at Kenyon College! To all of our fresh-meats, we are excited to have you here on the hill. Odds are you have overheard some upperclassmen walk around the village or step into the bookstore to loudly scream something along the lines of, “WHAT THE HELL?” And rightly so, we might add. Farr Hall is as good as gone, our beloved Deli is no more, and the market looks and smells like Lentz. In short, a lot has changed over the summer and there is plenty for us to catch up on. Can you spot all the differences in these before and after photos of campus?

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