DO IT TODAY: Political Science Comps

Politicon 2017 - Day 1

The Kenyon College Political Science Department and Satan have teamed up to provide us with the antiquated tradition, Comps: a two-day-long examination in which PSCI majors develop arthritic hands and the ability to graduate, but in the end, have nothing to show for all their hard work because it’s a test. Academia sure is sweet.

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Do It Today: Snowden’s Whiteness Group and Why You Should Go

 

This past week Juniper Cruz ’19, manager of the Snowden Multicultural Center began advertising a new group on campus she would be running called “whiteness group,” and urged people of all backgrounds to attend as a platform to discuss white privilege and how it affects not only Kenyon, but the larger community.  The first meeting last week was at 7 p.m. but was since moved to be every Tuesday at 4:10 p.m. in Snowden. (It should be noted that Snowden is now housed behind the bookstore. On some campus maps it still says it’s way the hell north by Bexley which is Very Wrong.) If you’re curious about Whiteness Group, here’s some information I got from Juniper about her thoughts and plans for the group: Continue reading

Do it Today: Brujas: A Conversation with Princess Nokia, Arianna Gil, and Alicia Gutierrez

Brujas

Big things are happening and they are happening at Kenyon…tonight! Swing by the Horn Gallery this evening for a panel featuring three very cool creatives who are improving the world with their art and their presence! You should go. You will enjoy yourself. You will be healed.

  • Who: Destiny Frasqueri (Princess Nokia), Arianna Gil, co-founder of Brujas, and Alicia Gutierrez, event producer and curator.
  • What: The panel will focus on being a woman of color while pursuing creative careers and activism.
  • When: April 7th, 5-6 p.m.
  • Where: Horn Gallery
  • Why: Because life is hard enough and why not support women of color and creativity as a force for social change!!

The event is brought to the Kenyon Community by BFC funds, ODEI LGBTQUIA+ funds, the Meraros Fund, Sisterhood, QDUBS, and Adelante.