The Thrill Reacts: COVID-19 Testing

In the midst of another “quiet period,” our thrill staff has some thoughts on the personal experience of getting tested for COVID-19. It might feel good, it might feel bad. It might feel wrong, it might feel kinda right? but it will certainly feel like something.

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Jane Gets LOST: Season 1

Ah yes, here at the Thrill we’re all about topical, relatable content. That’s why I’m here to give you my honest review of a mystery-adventure serial television drama from 2004. Yep, you guessed it: we’re talking LOST! Whether or not you’ve seen Lost, or have any idea what it’s about, I urge you to read on. HowEVER, and this is your one warning, there are major spoilers ahead for Season 1. Is this show culturally relevant right now? No. But it has been living in my mind rent-free for the past three weeks, and I have some THINGS TO SAY about it. So without further ado, LET’S GET LOST BABY!!!

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Far Too Young for My Bones to Hurt

Many thanks and apologies to the Capri-Sun corporation.

‘Tis the season of fall, the changing of the weather. Summertime may end, but the Thrill is weekly. I must write once more.

As I sit down at my dorm-issue desk in my black plastic dorm-issue chair, I feel an aching where my thigh bone meets my kneecap. For a second I mistake it for my metaphorical ache, my middle-class ennui, but soon I come to realize it is real, real pain, ouch, hang on I need to stand up.

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10 o'clock list: Kenyon Majors That Strike Fear Into My Heart

 

In the two years I’ve endured at Kenyon, my fight or flight response has helped me navigate campus and kept me alive. Nothing triggers this instinct more than running into certain Kenyon majors. You know who I’m talking about—that one person who just looks like the poster child for their respective major. Their entire identity revolves around their major. I’m not saying that every person who decides to pursue these academic endeavors is inherently frightening, but there’s a reason these majors are featured on this list.

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