Finals Week Explained in Graphs

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Finals week is a confusing time for everyone. No one is quite sure how they feel about what they’re going through, or if anyone else is going through it too. Hey, it’s hard to explain your sentiments in words sometimes. Luckily for you, we’ve attempted to compile some of the most compelling aspects into various forms of data presentation. So put your Intro Stats knowledge to the test and let these graphs do the talking.

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When to Stop Asking How Someone’s Break Was

Spring break has come and gone and like moths to the flame, the students of Kenyon have returned to the Hill. Yet, despite it being only Tuesday, already the, “So how was your break?” question has become stale and without meaning. You already know that Millicent went to Miami and had a super awesome fun time. You saw the pictures on Facebook while you froze your butt off in upstate New York. But when can you stop bringing it up in conversation? Luckily for you, we have a handy chart, which will help you to understand when you can stop asking that dreaded question and stop answering “Oh, it was fine,” in a nonchalant voice.

 

Incredibly legitimate calculations from a history major.

Incredibly legitimate calculations from a history major.

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Breaking(ish) News: Kenyon is an Academic School That Kind of Likes to Party

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Buzzfeed came out with an article this morning entitled The Smartest Party Schools in The Country. They made a graph based on least to most party friendly and least to most academic. We are in the bottomish right corner of the graph, sharing space with schools like USC and Harvey Mudd College who are also extremely academic and slightly party friendly. Notable academic and party friendly schools are NYU, UCSB, Penn State, and Tulane. Obviously the message that we are supposed to glean from this article is that graphs can be interesting and we could step up our partying game a bit.