“Wow, People Are Really Bad At This” Thoughts from the Recycling Center

This article is a contribution written by Mallory Richards!


Upon unearthing my first and hopefully last butt plug in the ‘papers’ heap of student recycling, I thought to myself “Hey, why would someone think this is recyclable?” (Other questions, too profane to publish, also raced through my mind).

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10 o’clock list: Things Clogging Your Shower Drain

Don't let it happen to you.

Don’t let it happen to you.

We’ve all been there, after a long night of apple juice and mac ‘n’ cheese wedges from the Cove, the first thing you need is a nice relaxing shower.  Over the course of five minutes to an hour, you slowly rouse yourself and stumble your bleary way into the bathroom.  What’s this though?  You appear to have stepped into an inch of stagnant liquid which context clues tell you might have once been water.  What could be behind this horrible travesty?  The Thrill hypothesized on this repellent riddle.

  1. Everyone’s black North Face/ Patagonia Jacket lost in Old Kenyon. Seriously, that place is like that Bermuda Triangle of white suburbia’s clothing.  What with their moisture wicking technology and thick thermal linings, these jackets are perfect for clogging up even the toughest drains. Continue reading

10 o’clock list: Sloppy Exam Week

Exam week brings out the worst in pretty much everybody. We all rock the same basic look during finals: dazed expression, pajama pants 24/7 and dark circles under frantically gleaming eyes that leave you with no doubt that this person will fight you for the last secluded cubicle in the library. As you have surely done shameful, sloppy and embarrassing things this week as a result of stress and sleep deprivation (you may as well blame it on that), I will generously share with you my own sloppy, shameful and embarrassing habits of this week. I mean, if knowing that other people’s problems are worse than yours doesn’t make you feel better, nothing will. So here they are, my dirty exam week secrets:

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