First-Years v. Construction

futuristic cityWith all the construction it’s pretty hard to tell what’s actually being accomplished.

Some might say it’s impossible in fact. Especially for a first-year who has a lot of other things to think about.

This is the story of one woman’s journey to see how outlandish of construction projects she could convince first-years to take a stance on. (Deep thanks go out to all the first-years interviewed for being good sports and generally hilarious people).

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5 Thrill Posts to Get You Through Your First Semester

Hey First Years! Nervous about your first semester? Need some guidance? Well, look no further than The Kenyon Thrill! We’ve compiled a list of helpful stuff we’ve written over the years that will help you survive this stressful time, so go on! Have a gander!

Welcome to Kenyon: Advice and Musings From Upperclassmen – A great post featuring lots of different advice from people who have been around the block a time or two. Continue reading

Blogs on Blogs on Blogs: Abroad Edition

Thea Kohout ’14, coyly petting her new leopard friend.

Campus can seem pretty desolate when it hits you that some of your favorite people are currently gone, exploring the exciting world of study abroad. In order to fill the gaping hole that their absence creates, we bring you into their world, or at least show you a snapshot of them through their study-abroad blogs. Here is a list of some of the of the most enticing and electric blogs from first-semester study-abroad experiences.

1. Ally Schmaling ’14’s In the Land of Fire: If you have missed Ally’s radiant Facebook photos and general Owl Creek-esque beauty, then y’all should spend some time on her study-abroad Tumblr where you can explore her life in Cork, Ireland through the eye of her camera. The photos are so stunning and inviting that before you know it you have wasted a hour of designated study time getting lost in Cork. Continue reading