10 O’Clock List: Best Places to Throw A Darty (Day Party)

Now that quiet period has been officially over for a few weeks, Kenyon students have started to come out of hibernation and initiate the latest trend in covid-safe hangouts: the darty. Darties (day parties, for those of you not up to date on the coolest new Kenyon lingo) have popped up outside of apartment complexes, like in the NCA loop, and are usually accompanied by bumping playlists and/or beer pong tables. To maximize safety during covid, darty locations should be varied, just so everyone can maintain that sweet sweet six feet apart from their fellow dartygoers. Here’s some suggestions to keep the darties pumping while keeping everyone safe:

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South Quad Rocks and You’ll Never Guess Why

Oh hell yeah (via hilarylowbridge.blogspot.com)

Oh hell yeah (via hilarylowbridge.blogspot.com)

Ah, South Quad – the secluded oasis just beyond the academic wasteland of Kenyon’s campus. Home to most of Kenyon’s Greek organizations and a few of the most frequent party spots, South Quad is what some might call “The Most Happening Place on Campus.” North kids consistently lament that their NCAs, however much fun it might be to live with your best friends in the whole wide world under the same roof, are seriously lacking in the Cool Shit department where the South Quad otherwise thrives.

Now, I’ve lived north my entire Kenyon career. It took me a while to realize all that South Quad could do for me, and people like me. Here are a few facts about South Quad that will definitively prove that SQ is TBTB (the place to be). Continue reading