10 o’clock list: A Few Things You Didn’t Know About Our Dear Commencement Speaker, Shaka Smart

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Photo c/o Shaka Smart’s website, coachsmart.com

The open bar is enticing, but everybody knows that Senior Soiree is such an *event* because of one important announcement. One important announcement built on four years of anticipation, that reveals the last taste that will be left in the collective mouth of the graduating class. Indeed, the commencement speaker for 2017 was announced last evening. The Senior class sighed one collective sigh of relief because the anticipation is over. It is my pleasure to announce once more that Shaka Smart will be visiting our fine campus, addressing our fine Seniors on one fine, fated day in May. A member of Kenyon’s class of ’99, Shaka Smart is now the head coach of the men’s basketball team at the University of Texas. Of course you already knew that, but here are some fun facts about Shaka Smart that you might not have known. Continue reading