10 o’clock list: 5 Signs That You’re Definitely Not Going to Pass Comps

CompsMy yes, Comps. Maybe they’ve happened for you, maybe you’ve got a little time, maybe they’re coming right up. We all have to take them, most of us will pass, some of us won’t. If you think you may be cruising for a spot among the unlucky few, you may want to consult this handy little checklist. Chances are it will either entirely allay or horribly amplify your fears. Enjoy!

1.  Your nerves are out of control:

Your hands have started shaking so vigorously that you are no longer capable of writing, typing or even thinking about anything other than the shaking of your hands. The shaking has started to spread to your arms, followed by your trunk, going to your neck and legs, ending in the un-ignorable vibration of your brain. The trembles cause the boundless misery sweat to spray off your body, like water coming off a dog after a pleasant trip to the lake. If you’ve made it to this point, chances are you’re in no state to study for or take comps, let alone pass. Go to the doctor. Seek medication.

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Humans of the Hill: Vol. 4

 

Inspired by Humans of New York, The Thrill documents Kenyon students as they go about their daily lives. Here we present our loving tribute, Humans of the Hill.

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“What is the weirdest helpline request you’ve ever gotten?”

“Probably this one. This one was someone who wanted to find the Saint John’s Bible exhibit that was at the archives. I’m not sure if it’s still here, but they called  us because apparently we’re the number that’s on the college website to call about whatever. So that’s probably the weirdest.”

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Printing Tips, or “How to Make Your Life Easier”

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As our weeks of hard work slowly draw to a close and we try to print those final projects, it is important to remember that assault and destruction of private property are crimes. In the interest of keeping Kenyon students on the right side of the law, let me offer a few unofficial Helpline tips on printing at Kenyon to make your life a little bit easier and your mental breakdowns fewer over the next few weeks. Continue reading

Where Was It Said: Olin Or In Bed?

I’ll let you learn the intricacies of the Dewey Decimal System all night long.

Hey Kenyon! Ready for some more pun-tastic tomfoolery? Want help straightening out your innuendos and innuendon’ts? In this edition of “Where Was It Said” we tackle the Olin Library! #euphemismagic!

Where was it said: Olin or in bed?

  • Ssshh!!
  • Shit, we need to plug this into the wall…

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