A Fond Farewell

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Wow, it truly is the end of an era. Whether that era was good or bad is not for us to judge, but for you, the reader, to judge. But please don’t tell us, we hate judgment. Either way, the reign of Nate and Elise is drawing to a close.

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A Final Paper Written by a Bot

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a robot, an intellectual powerhouse, the next generation of scholar

I fed a bot papers about

  • the childhood of the Buddha (my capstone)
  • the Finnish Great Depression
  • an anthropological analysis of how first-year college students do laundry
  • uh, psychology
  • Claudia Rankine
  • Othello
  • David Foster Wallace and Cormac McCarthy
  • Irish beer, literally

and just mashed around until something came out. Below is a five-paragraph essay written by a bot (and me)

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It Happened to All of Us: Echosmith Was Here

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This past weekend was Kenyon’s annual Summer Sendoff, and as everyone knows, this year it was headlined by Echosmith, the pop band from our collective unconscious past (probably 2013? The year after the world was supposed to end, yes?) I was there for literally all of Echosmith, and here’s what I (and everyone who joined me on this journey) experienced.

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Domino’s Knows I Need A Ride: The Final Time

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I did not ride in this fancy car, it was probably a Prius or something, I don’t know for sure.


And we’re back, folks. This is the last time (I promise) that I will tell this story, the story of my travels as a weary first year from South Campus to the lovely Lewis or Norton parking lot.

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