Fun DIY Crafts To Make With The Crow Feathers You May Find Around Campus

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We’ve all seen them, and we’ve definitely all heard them–crows. We give them trees, in which they do such bird activities as roost, perch, and preen, and in return, they give us feathers. Scattered throughout campus, there are a number of uses for these feathers that we students take for granted. Here are some ideas:

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Do It Now: Empty Bowls Pottery Workshop

For further information, check your inbox for the Craft Center e-mail.

For further information, check your inbox for the Craft Center e-mail.

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!

Kenyon Entrepreneurs: Madeline Thompson ’16

Among Zippy Craft's wares are these adorable happy little crochet fishes.

Among Zippy Craft’s wares are these adorable happy little crochet fishes.

When she’s not chilling with Laci Green or Ollie the rabbit, Madeline Thompson ’16 is apparently hard at work sewing, crocheting, and smashing the patriarchy. On her very own Etsy, she offers a sleek Kenyon-purple keychain, fuzzy things to keep your hands and drinks warm, and a variety of other cute bits and bobs. The Thrill gets to know her and her online business after the jump.  Continue reading

The Art of F***ing Up: The “Izzy and Tuba Tour PEAS/ECO” Edition

For weeks now, Thrill staffers and intrepid videographers Tuba and Izzy have been crafting a theme housing video tour. Sadly, it’s just not in the cards right now, so until the AV kinks are worked out, they’re giving us the next best thing – a photomontage of their attempt to tour ECO Krafternoon.

This is what failure looks like.

We have failed. Miserably. You see, many moons ago, we came up with a brilliant plan to give exposure to Kenyon’s themed housing events via video tour, ex: Meditation, Dessert and Discussion, International Food Tasting, etc. We had a brief soiree at the Buddhist House, but shit got too real for the internet. We decided to try again at ECO House’s weekly Krafternoon event. Needless to say, that didn’t go too well either. Whether it was because the camera work was shoddy or the fact that half of our interviews were with inanimate objects, one thing was blatantly clear: we should never be in front of a camera … like, ever.

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