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?

 

 

10 o’clock list: Viable Alternative Career Options

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Graduation is closer than you think, and you’re probably wondering–how does one GET a job after a four year stint at a liberal arts school? You could go down to the CDO and get some pamphlets and have meaningful conversations with the people trained to help you with just that, OR alternatively, you could give into the feeling of existential dread and pick one of the unique options we’ve listed below that are guaranteed to get you some fast cash to pay off those student loans you totally forgot you were going to have.

1. Become a Sugar Baby. This will probably involve sending a creepy old man sensual photos of your feet or something but it’ll totally be worth the insane amounts of money that rich perverted old men seem to have. Easiest way to go about this? Set your tinder preference to ages 65+ and let the gentlemen callers come to you.

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10 o’clock List: Other Celebs I Want to Sniff

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My vision board for Kenyon 2016.

Let’s face it, this nation’s call to enfranchisement has caused Gambier to become what many are calling “The Hollywood of the Midwest”. From Lance Bass to the woman who looks like my mother (but happens to play a Russian mob-wife on TV), Kenyon has become a hotspot for all that vaguely glitters and all that’s somewhat gold in this election season. But, due to my chronic feelings of inadequacy, I need more! So, here’s a list of other strange and random celebrities who could waltz into Wiggin at any point in the upcoming weeks and ruin my chances at snatching a decent study table.

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10 o’clock list: Larry David Quotes to Get You Through the Rest of the Year

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Larry David is a national treasure and I will fight you on that.  Everything he says is genius and should be written down into a tome to be treated as a biblical text.  This is why I have compiled a list of his quotes to get you through the rest of the year.

  1. “Let’s go upstairs and all get under the covers and cry.” – We survived the winter, but that doesn’t mean it’s over.  Soon it’ll be finals and we’ll all being miserable again.  Enjoy happiness while it lasts!
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10 o’clock list: Hidden Gems of Gambier

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Everyone knows Kenyon is pretty. Middle path, trees that change color sometimes: we get it, okay? But there are some hidden treasures on campus that even the most knowledgeable upperclassman may not have heard of. Things so shiny and beautiful that you just want to shout “That thing is so shiny and beautiful!” I dug deep for this post, guys. Buckle up your big kid pants, because these heretofore unknown secrets are going to blow much more than your socks off. Behold, the hidden gems of Gambier:

  1. This gem
    IMG_4810Located next to Kenyon’s Church of the Holy Spirit, this gem is hard to find, nestled in grass next to the sidewalk. A great spot for a photo op, it is sure to bring joy to anyone who spots it!

 

 

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