WE CALLED IT: Halloween Costume Contest 2020 RESULTS!!!

Now that that OTHER contest everyone was focused on this week has finally been called, we can proudly announce the results of our annual costume contest!

Congrats to all of our contestants. You kept the spirit alive. You may not request a recount.

CONTESTANTS (in no particular order):

Ava Gruskoff ’23 and Sam Hafetz ’23: Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile on the cover of collaborative album Lota Sea Lice

Griffin Crump ’24: Plague Doctor

Donny Long ’23: The Dude from Big Lebowski

Dannie Lane ’22: Soybean STALK-er

Sklyer Lesser-Roy ’22: Cam Jensen, child detective

Margaux Harrington ’24 and Kit Ross ’24: Robin Sparkles and Robin Daggers

Caleb Newman, Ruby Rosenfeld, Yana Honcharuk, Lauren Childs, Maddie Friday, and Jack McClellan, all ’24: The Scooby Gang, with The Mystery Machine (Caleb), Velma (Ruby), Daphne (Yana), Fred (Lauren), Shaggy (Maddie), and Scooby Doo (Jack)



Our winner will recieve a whopping $25 gift card to the Kenyon Bookstore, reedemable in person or online! Congratulations!!!

And finally, a costumes from our Editorial Staff, who were ineligible for the contest but still wanted to show off their looks.

Ellie Melick ’21 and Alum: Jeff Winger and Britta Perry as Ricky Nightshade, Rock ‘n Roll Magician, and Female Assistant

Seniors React: Last Halloweekend


This past weekend, we gathered as ghouls, goblins, niche movie characters, and more for our final celebration of Halloween on this hill. Does Halloween exist like this outside this bubble? None of us can remember, but we sure as hell are about to find out! As the celebration of this spooky holiday has come to a close, we asked our senior writers to reflect upon their last ever college Halloweekend.

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Final Call for The Thrill’s Costume Contest


Another year, another Halloweekend (or two, really) over and gone. You hang up your Freudian slip costume and gaze forlornly at it, whispering, “See you next year, old friend.” But wait! It doesn’t have to be over yet! There is still time to submit your costume to the Kenyon Thrill’s costume contest and win a sweet prize.

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Enter the Thrill’s Halloween Costume Contest!


Friends, Kenyons, countrymen, Halloweekend is almost upon us. And that means you busy bees are working hard on your beautiful and unique Halloween costumes (you’re right, going as the check for 75 million is very original and funny). Well, before you go to Peeps Halloween or something and your slutty John Green costume becomes a vomit-crusted slutty John Green costume, take a picture and send it to us. That’s right baby: Thrill Halloween costume contest is back!

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