NYT Crossword Mentions Kenyon and Your Parents Are Finally Proud of You


Any ambitious student taking on the New York Times Friday crossword will find a pleasant surprise at 41 down.



Our favorite valedictorian!! Our shared alma mater!! Intersecting with 38 across, “Facial option at a spa”!!

It is a lucky Friday, indeed.




BREAKING: Summer Sendoff Date Changed

via kenyon.edu

via kenyon.edu

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

RIP Playpen (via kenyon.edu)

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


BREAKING: TBTN Supplies Taken from Crozier


From the Crozier Center for Women:

It would appear that all of Crozier’s Take Back the Night supplies, including ribbons and ribbon making supplies, stars for the star wall, schedules of events, Sexualitree cardstock and all Sexualitree submissions, plus the large TBTN poster were taken from Crozier’s living room last night.

If you have information about the supplies, please contact the Crozier Center for Women (crozier@kenyon.edu) or Lacey Filkins (filkinsl@kenyon.edu).

Breaking(ish) News: The Peirce Doors are Getting Fixed

We cannot contain our excitement!

We cannot contain our excitement!

Finally! For those of you early birds who woke up this morning to eat your breakfast and get your nutrients, you most likely saw the sight of all sights! The Peirce doors are being fixed. The old door it seems has simply given up being anything resembling a door and is inconsolably lying outside of Peirce. Share your excitement about new doors with us in the comments.