This Fall, Brandon Lee Curz ’19 and Juvi Rivera ’19 approached Greek Council, the student run body that oversees all of Kenyon’s Greek organizations, with a new idea to help enrich Kenyon’s Greek community through an increased emphasis on diversity. Hearing their concerns about Greek life, the members of Greek Council decided to create Greeks for Equality, a subcommittee of Greek Council with the aim of improving the accessibility and diversity of Greek life here on the hill. While this sounds noble, it’s not entirely clear what this groups goals are or what they’re doing to affect change. Continue reading
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This week’s Title IX discussion has largely focused on the deficiencies of both Kenyon’s sexual misconduct policy and the legislation itself. While we’re making important strides in these conversations, we need to focus more efforts on the area where we, the students, can affect perhaps the most significant change: prevention programming. Continue reading
Welcome to rush week, lords and ladies! It’s an exciting and busy time for all involved. We asked our sophomore writers to reflect on their relationship with greek life here at Kenyon. Disclaimer: This post does not aim to reflect the sentiments of Kenyon’s student body as a whole, as these are less than ten voices out of many, many more. Have something thoughtful and constructive to add to the discussion? Comment below!
Rush season has come and gone, and new pledges are deep into bonding activities. The rush process seemed pretty typical: for one hectic week rushees made lots of small talk (and of course meaningful connections), shook lots of hands, and ate lots of free food. However, the end of rush yielded some interesting results: fraternities found that there was a significant dip in rush numbers, whereas sororities saw an increase.
To rush, or not to rush? That is the question. Read what our first year writers had to say about their decision.