The Thrill Rates Energy Drinks

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Hello, my fellow caffeine fiends! The end of the year has finally arrived and I can see many late nights and early mornings in our collective future. Personally, I’m a big fan of brightly colored energy drinks for getting through the insane amounts of work that we all have. My high school friends and I have been compiling a list of the best and worst energy drinks since we were first years, and it is now time to publish what we have learned. Here, to aid your indecisiveness and desire for the best of the best, are our well-researched ratings of energy and coffee drinks available at Kenyon. And while you’re at the Market, why not buy some ramen and wine (lists coming later this week!) to go along with your caffeinated poison? Continue reading

10 o’clock list: How to Bring Kenyon Back to Your Hometown

10 o’clock list: How to Bring Kenyon Back to Your Hometown

It’s time to face the facts: we only have five days left in the semester at this place we’ve called “home” for the past couple of months. I for one am excited about returning to my place of birth, but here are some tips for those of you about to experience culture shock after Kenyon kicks us out. Continue reading

Hacks for Finals Week Because Everything is Falling Apart

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Nick Petricca said it best in the lines of the fateful pop hit Anna Sun (re: this house is falling apart) when describing Kenyon’s finals week vibe. Morale is low, clouds are over everyone’s head (literally and figuratively), and everyone is drowning in work. We’re all in one big swamp of a pile of work and no one has any hope. We’re fine though. Do you know why we’re fine? Because we have hacks. That’s right. Easy, little, simple details that make this week a lil more bearable. Let’s get started.

Bookstore Ice Cream Happy Hour: Your favorite local bookstore will be having half-off ice cream from 10-11 every night this fine finals week. Get a cone with a pal, sit on the side walk, and don’t look at a computer or book or scholarly journal for a second. Take the ideas of the masses and concentrate them, then go to the masses, persevere in the ideas and carry them through, so as to form correct ideas of leadership – such is the basic method of leadership.

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PSA: Here’s What’s Changing during Finals Week

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It’s that time of year again. Finals are around the corner, and things are going to be a little different this weekend and next week. So while you’re working hard typing up that essay or cramming for an early morning exam, here are some things to keep in mind:

Quiet hours are in effect starting at 2 am this Saturday, and ending at 6:30 pm Friday, May 13th. Continue reading

Let Us Take a Collective Breath on This Hump Day

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Hello beautiful. It’s me, Beautiful. Just wanting to check in on how you’re feeling, how you’re doing, all that really good stuff. How are finals going for you? Have you been getting enough compassionate support from your friends? Have you been offering enough compassionate support to your friends?

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