The Monday Catchup


Your lovin’ was sweet on me baby

The past week was chock full of debauchery, savageness, and feelings of unrest. We said “k bye” to the Cove by destroying and looting it (send us pictures of your Cove memorabilia at We said “hey bb” to the new Sendoff date. The whole campus seemed to be in a state of tumult. Here’s what some people thought of the weekend

I’d say my weekend was an adventure. I don’t know if it was a good one, but it was an adventure.

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10 o’clock list: So You See Your AT at a Party…



Whether it’s a fellow Kenyon student who just happens to be bilingual or a foreign student on a Fulbright, sometimes it’s hard to remember that your AT is actually a living, breathing human being. So when you drunkenly stagger into them at Highlighter party, here are a few strategies to guide your interaction: Continue reading

10 o’clock list: Ways to Prepare for a Power Outage

How blackouts really happen (via

Like most students here, when I first hear the news of the storms that hit us tonight, I immediately thought of the possibility of a power outage. It happens every now and then on this hilltop, and it can be the greatest or worst of times here. And even though the power didn’t go out during this storm, there is still a decent chance of it happening some time throughout the year. So, to help you prepare, I’ve compiled a list of tips to prepare for a black out:

  1. Charge everything. Sure, when the power goes out, you won’t be able to do your homework anymore. But you don’t want to be completely bored. Make sure your phone is charged so you can get a few hours of Candy Crush in while you celebrate complain about the fact that you can “no longer write that Biology Lab Report.”  Continue reading

What’s It Like to Live Above the Cove?

Olivia Siulagi '14 and Cass Dempwolf '14 decorate their cove apartment with Cosmo magazine clippings

Shedding some light on what it’s like to live above the Cove

When I first entered the Cove apartments to interview seniors Cass Dempwolf  and Olivia Siulagi, I was met by the comforting smell of bleach and faint Cove odor. This was not my first time here; I had stayed in Cove apartment 2 on a Wednesday night as a prospective student, when my brother was a Kenyon student and lived here for fire department housing. While not the most conventional example of apartment housing, Cass and Olivia showed me that this apartment above the Cove,  in spite of its rough exterior, has its own kind of charm.

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