Welcome back to another season of Kenyon College! I, for one, am very glad to be back, but would probably be a little bit gladder if the Craft Center were back in business. It looks like someone else is making use of the quasi-abandoned building, though….Continue reading
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It Happened To Me: I Was The Only One to Sign Up for Fabric Painting
I don’t ask for much. I live a humble, virtuous life, as any Kenyon student should. I don’t put silverware on the dirty-dish conveyer belt, and I replenish my roommates’ Synder’s of Hanover brand Honey Mustard and Onion Pretzel Pieces supply after routine fits of rage-fueled snacking. I am a woman of god. But, in spite of it all, I was the sole person to sign up for the craft center’s fabric painting class, so it got cancelled. Continue reading
Do It Now: Empty Bowls Pottery Workshop
Have you ever eaten out of a bowl and thought to yourself “Gee, I can’t make one of these”? Well, you were wrong! Go to the Craft Center between 11 am and 5 pm today to learn how to make a bowl, either on a wheel or by hand. No prior experience necessary!
- What: The Empty Bowls Pottery Workshop
- When: Saturday, September 27th, 11 A.M. to 5 P.M.
- Where: The Craft Barn, ya goon!
- Why: To prove your own artisanship and to help out the needy!
Rejected Craft Center Classes
I love the Craft Center. The sewing class I took there last year is possibly the most practical bit of education I will ever receive at Kenyon College. But I wonder how they decide which classes to give, and which they don’t. Here are a few ideas that I don’t think would make the Craft Center cut.
- Taxidermy. In order to keep the college from turning into the Bates Motel, the Craft Center would do well to stay clear of teaching students ways to keep their favorite dead feral cat forever. Continue reading
Kenyon Mythbusters: Bookstore Window Art
The Kenyon College Bookstore- a source of pride among students and admissions officers alike. It houses our precious textbooks for every semester, and many a novelty treasure to satisfy the wonder of your inner child. To top it off, the bookstore also boasts seasonally appropriate painted window art. But who paints this art? Well, that’s the topic of today’s thrilling edition of Kenyon Mythbusters.
Myth: The identity of the mysterious window painter. Who is the person responsible for the hand painted adornments? I turned to my fellow first-year peers with this exact question–read on for their responses and the truth. Continue reading