Sleepy Notes

Shakespeare notes go a little awry at 6:40 a.m.

Shakespeare notes go a little awry at 6:40 a.m.

It’s crunch time. Your eyes are shutting involuntarily, your body is twitching, and you just shouted out some sleep-talking nonsense in the midst of class. What’s your solution? Right next the pile of drool lying on your desk is pure gold — well, not really, but there probably is a notebook. What do you do? Seize the notebook, caffeinate your imagination, and start taking notes. Hey, they may be subpar but who cares? We’ve all been there, and now we’re here to showcase some of your most nonsensical sleepy notes, straight from your 8:10 Econ class, your 4:00 a.m. all-nighter, and maybe even hour 3 of seminar. You’re welcome.

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Ask Philander Chase… Again

What a babe.

Kenyon’s devilishly handsome founder.

There I was, minding my own business, when strange things started happening around my room. Fake candles being turned on. My door slamming suddenly. Someone watching Call the Midwife on my Netflix. Why? Philander Chase’s ghost was just burning to, once again, answer the pressing questions of Kenyon students and knew just who to haunt to get it done. Afraid that my life would turn into The Conjuring if I did not oblige him, I collected several questions and answers with practical advice from Kenyon’s founder.

Philander Chase,

I’m a senior and my resume is terrible. I don’t know how I’m going to find a job and I’d rather jump off a bridge than move back in with my parents. What should I do?

-No Prospects

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Do it tonight: Pirates!

Think Captain Jack Sparrow, with less eyeliner and more economic theory.

Ahoy, mateys! Do you like pirates? Do you like politics? Do you like economics? Do you like capitalism? If you answered yes to any of the first three, you should absolutely come hear Peter Leeson lecture tonight! Leeson, a professor for the study of capitalism at George Mason University, will be discussing his book The Invisible Hook: The Hidden Economics of Pirates.

Disclaimer: if you only clicked on this post because you are obsessed with Pirates of the Caribbean (and who can blame you, really?) you might be out of luck, as Keira Knightley, Orlando Bloom and Johnny Depp will probably not be attending this lecture. But you should come anyway, because it’ll be really interesting.

What: Anarchy in Gund Gallery! Evening lecture on why pirate politics were better than ours and possibly a lesson on why, how, and maybe even where we should overthrow the government, possibly using Davy Jones-esque power play tactics (but hopefully minus the tentacles).

Where: Community Foundation Theater, Gund Gallery.

When: 7:00 PM