Blog Off: Fox Peckos ’20 vs. Fallon ’23

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We like to stay pretty competitive here at The Thrill, and a Blog Off is one way we can definitively prove that one of us is objectively a better blogger (dare we say, a better person). So we leave it to you, the reader, to decide in a blind taste test who is really better as we square off on various topics. This time around, we have senior Lillian Fox Peckos ’20 and first-year Sydney Fallon ’23 battling it out RE: Which iteration of the Gambier Deli was better? The Old Deli or New Deli? Who will come out on top? Only you can decide. Continue reading

Dear Kenyon Community: I Will NOT Apologize for Popping My Roommate’s Breast Implant

Dear Kenyon Community,

Let’s face it: roommates can be tough. 

Not only are you forced to live with another human being, but you’re also expected to accommodate ALL of their lifestyle choices. Gross! Now, if you’re like me, you sometimes get frustrated by the things your roommate does. Also, if you’re like me, you’re currently sitting in the Kenyon College counseling office, waiting to face the consequences of plunging a No. 2 pencil into your roommate’s left breast.

Now, as I am currently (temporarily) barred from attending classes, the Kenyon Administration has given me ample time to reflect on my alleged mistakes. As such, I’m taking this opportunity to tell you all exactly why that one-tit-wonder had it coming.

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A Letter from the Editors Regarding the Active Minds: Send Silence Packing Event

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Content warning: This post is in response to the suicide prevention installation on Peirce Lawn today, Sept. 25 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Scroll to the last paragraph for information on alternative routes to avoid Peirce Lawn and mental health resources available on campus.
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10 o’clock list: Band Names Inspired By The 2020 Plan

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Political unrest causes chaos, but from its fertile soils, art blooms.

Dada would not exist without World War I, Punk without the Cold War, and Justin Bieber without the Housing Bubble. The creative, socially aware, bored young adults that make up the Kenyon College student body often take to musical collectives to express themselves. Today, Kenyon students live and learn amidst the turmoil of the 2020 Plan. Here are some band names inspired by the upheaval:

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