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.

UPDATE: Sheriff Releases Statement on Gap Trail Incident

This post comes to us from Lili Martinez ’13, co-editor-in-chief of The Kenyon Collegian.

Sheriff David Shaffer released this statement today updating the community on the status of the Gap Trail arrest. He identifies the man who was arrested as Stephen S. Randrup of Mount Vernon. Notice how quick the response was — Hobbs said she noticed the man acting strangely around 2:40, and by 2:50 officers were dispatched.

Kokosing Gap Trail Arrest

On 5/6/13 at approximately 2:50 pm officers were dispatched to the Kokosing Gap Trail on a report of a male exposing himself. The incident was reported to have taken place west of Laymon Rd. near the 3 ½ mile marker. Patrol officers and detectives responded to the area and made contact with Stephen S. Randrup of Mount Vernon. Randrup was identified by witnesses and arrested for public indecency. The case remains under investigation and officers are asking anyone who may have recently observed similar activity to call the Knox County Sheriff’s Office at 740-397-3333.  Continue reading

Breaking News: Suspect in Gap Trail Masturbator Case Captured (Updated)

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The following news piece was written by Lili Martinez of The Kenyon Collegian.

Update: The Knox County Sheriff’s Office and the Office of Campus Safety have each released statements on the arrest. They can be found here.

For almost a month, Safety and the Knox County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) have been on the lookout for a man who reportedly exposed himself to runners and bikers on the Kokosing Gap Trail, somewhere between the BFEC and Mount Vernon. But today, solo runners and cell-phone-less athletes can rest easy knowing a suspect has been apprehended. Continue reading