Project Open Voices: What I Learned In School Today


The Thrill is proud to feature personal narratives courtesy of Project Open Voices, a coalition of students providing a platform for open dialogue on campus. Today’s essay is titled “What I Learned In School Today” and was authored anonymously. POV is accepting submissions for their newest publication until December 1st, so if you want to share your story, email If you would like to remain anonymous, you can submit by signing into a second email account: (password: kenyoncollege).  Continue reading

Kenyon Alumni and Staff on Diversity


Last week we alerted our readers to an op-ed in the Baltimore Sun written by Matthew Gerson ’18 on the lack of diversity at small liberal arts colleges. This week we would like to announce the publishing of another article on diversity, written by Zahida Sherman, Assistant Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Continue reading

Collegian Nominated for Collegiate Journalism Award


For what is believed to be the first time ever, a piece published in the Collegian last school year has been nominated for an ACP Story of the Year award. The ACP is the Associated Collegiate Press, an organization of collegiate journalists. Many publications, including newspapers, magazines, and yearbooks, all run by colleges, are members of the ACP. Membership entitles associated publications to attend conferences, access educational resources for aspiring journalists, and enter an annual collegiate journalism contest.

This year a piece written by current Co-Editor in Chief of the Collegian, Sarah Lehr, ’15, has been nominated under the category of diversity. The piece is available here. Continue reading

Project for Open Voices: “Race is Terrifying”

The Thrill is proud to feature personal narratives courtesy of the Project for Open Voices. Today’s essay is titled “Race is Terrifying,” and was authored anonymously. POV is always accepting new submissions, so if you want to share your story, email If you would like to remain anonymous you can send us your response by signing into a second email (password: kenyoncollege).



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