Every Kenyon student is familiar with the dreaded moment. Perhaps you swag into Peirce at your usual 5:oo p.m. chow time, expecting to find a table of friends waiting for you. They’re not. Maybe they went to dinner without you, or they were consumed by a feral cat on their way to dinner. Who knows? You don’t. So now what? Enter into full-fledged, foaming-at-the-mouth panic? Eat your food while walking laps around the servery, pretending to be waiting for someone? Hell no. Put your chill face on and sit yo ass down–BY YOURSELF. It’s not as scary as it seems. What if you still have anxiety about dining alone? Fear not, we’re here with a guide to quell all of your solo-dining fears.