What’s Really Happening Behind the Fence

They told us that the construction behind the fence (in between Pierce and Olin) is to set up study spaces for when they tear down the library. But remember that time when the government said there was no such thing as Area 51? Exactly. So, what is really going on behind the fence? Here are the most likely theories:

1. Meth lab. Apparently the stuff is very addictive. This school is in rural Ohio afterall. Think about it.

2. Private residences for Decatur. It’s common knowledge that President Decatur feels that his current home isn’t close enough to the action on campus. Yes, he can see middle path from his bedroom window, but he can’t really see it from that far away.

3. Plot twist: the bookstore is secretly the new library and those trailers are going to become our new bookstore. Why else would this new “bookstore” have so many tables where people can study? Why else would it have so many books?

4. The trailers have no real function, they are just an attempt at changing the Kenyon aesthetic. People are tired of old Gothic collegiate architecture and stunning tree lined walkways and luscious plots of grass. Trailers are the one and only addition to this campus that will draw perspective students. Trailers and no library. If that won’t increase the number of applicants this year, nothing else will.

5. This is just part of a nationwide social experiment examining how wealthy, privileged millennials react when they are slightly inconvenienced.

6. It’s one of those “The Emperor’s New Clothes” illusions where there actually aren’t any trailers at all but none want to be the person that doesn’t see them so the lie is perpetuated.

The Adventures of D-Cat: Return of the Nuge

The Adventures of D-Cat: Return of the Nuge

Hey all, hope you’re having a fantastic start to the semester.  The weather’s been nice enough, the pizza at Peirce has been dope, and the hills are alive with the sound of music.  What more can you ask for?  Well, before you answer that, I have what you’ve been looking for – the newest edition of the Adventures of D-Cat, the series where we pop into the world of Sims and see what our lovely president has been up to.

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The Return of D-Cat

screen-shot-2016-10-10-at-10-42-36-pmYou may recall that a couple of years ago, the Thrill premiered a new, fresh feature entitled The Adventures of D-Cat.  We followed him through his adventures through graveyards and then through his time at university.  And now, we welcome the return of a new and updated D-Cat aka I got Sims 4 over the summer and I wanted an excuse to play it.   Continue reading

10 o’clock list: Annoying Things D-Cat Would Do As Your Roommate

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Here at Kenyon, we’re big proponents of creating organic and meaningful relationships between professors and students. With this in mind, we’ve heard they’re totally starting a new plan to incorporate professors into our housing system (side note: they’ll be getting the best lottery numbers). Rumor has it D-Cat is slated to live in a Mather double next year, and his future roomie better look out; one of his former roommates is on The Thrill staff, and provided anonymous comments about President Decatur’s living arrangements.

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