Here’s What Happened to the Speed Bumps Outside Peirce

Walking into Peirce the first week after break, something felt off. Something had changed, but what was it? Throughout dinner that night, no one said a word, too preoccupied with the cause of this malaise– the sudden disappearance of the speed bumps that once surrounded Peirce. So what happened to them? As Kenyon’s top investigative journal since 1824, The Thrill strives to enlighten the student body with the truth, so we were on the case to solve this mystery.

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BREAKING: Summer Sendoff Date Changed



In an email sent to Kenyon students and employees, Vice President for Student Affairs Meredith Bonham ’92, along with Student Council President Phoebe Roe ’16, announced today that the annual Summer Sendoff concert and celebration will now take place on Friday, April 29th. This announcement follows last week’s controversial decision to move the festivities to May 6th. Other details regarding the event remain unchanged; alcohol will still be available to those 21 and older, and a rain site will be available for use should the weather deem it necessary.

Read Bonham and Roe’s full statement below:

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Sendoff Date Changes, New Rules for 2016

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Update: The Thrill is conducting a survey to gauge opinions on these changes. Check it out here. (Alums, feel free to email us thekenyonthrill @ with opinions.)

In an email sent to students this morning, the College announced a new date for the annual Summer Sendoff Concert as well as new rules that will apply this year. Continue reading

BREAKING NEWS: PEEPS leave Greek Council

The co-ed society, PEEPS O’Kenyon, commonly known as the PEEPS, have left the Kenyon College Greek Council.

The idea of leaving Greek Council had already been broached by the group earlier this year, as reported in the CollegianIn an e-mail to the Collegian, PEEPS co-president Alivia Bloch ’15 explained that “last night we voted and unanimously decided to leave. We are confident that this is the right decision, both for us and for Greek Council”

The Thrill will have continuing coverage of this story as it develops and more information will be included in this week’s edition of the Collegian.