Overheard at Kenyon: What If We Were All Worms?

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With the warm weather these past couple days, we are losing our marbles as our brains slowly begin to melt. Even in these warm times, the Thrill is always listening, so be careful where your marbles roll. As always, feel free to claim a quote in the comments.

Unenlightened Writer: “I want to be pen pals with a prisoner on death row. I think it would be enlightening.”

A Kenyon Student: “If I don’t get a job, I’ll be going to Madagascar this summer.”

Professor: “We will start with lofty goals and then see what happens.”

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10 o’clock list: Lies Told on Sunday Morning

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We’ve all been there: the Saturday night that seems to never end, followed by the Sunday morning you wish never began. It’s the lies we tell ourselves that get us through the day and ready for the upcoming week. Quiz yourself: how many of these did you hear today? Here’s a list of the most common lies heard on Sundays:

  1. “I don’t have that much work, I can lie in bed for another hour” — Don’t kid yourself with this one. Finals are in a week. Do you really think you can get away with not studying for your Art History final? Of course you could always compromise and study in bed. But really, it’s time to get your ass out of bed and head down to Club Olin (or Ascension, or WiggleGround, or wherever you get work done). Continue reading

Kenyon Quiz: How to Tell if Last Weekend’s DFMO is Following You

It’s the same old song and dance that happens every weekend. You strut out of class, fling your backpack on the ground, and religiously throw back shots until you’re on the floor talking to your rug. (At least, this is what I assume of-age people do. I wouldn’t know. I’m not 21. Hi, Mom!). Then, brimming with confidence, a night of reckless decision-making awaits you, and you end up making out with a face you’ve never seen before while Avicii, and possibly your roommate, bumps and grinds around you. You emerge the next day, ready to shake the memory of this Dance Floor Make Out (DFMO) away with an omelet, but then you See. Them. Everywhere.

Are they following you, or are you just noticing them for the first time? Take this handy quiz to find out:

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