If you’re looking forward to an AMAZING NIGHT filled with FUN, FRIENDS and COLORED MARKERS, tone it the fuck down. Highlighter isn’t going to be the college party of your dreams; it’s going to be a weird, smelly mess. Not to worry, though! Messes can be a-okay if you know how to handle them. We here at The Thrill have highlighted a few of tonight’s inevitabilities and have provided some cute little tips to help you keep your shit together.
Disclaimer — We blatantly stole this idea from The Onion. But then we made it Kenyon-relevant, so it’s fine.
Dear First Year Just Coming Back From Highlighter Party,I’ve become increasingly uncomfortable with the whole concept of cultural appropriation, specifically how I may be unknowingly stigmatizing and belittling an entire nation or era. I really want to know where the line is drawn. Obviously the whole Miley-twerking and Selena-Bindi things are complete no-nos, but what about when it’s not so black and white? Can I still wear shirts with specific prints? When does paying homage to a culture cross over into patronizing it?
GuuuuuAHHHHHHH. Jesus Christ it’s hot in there! Wait, where’s Sophie? SOPHIE? SOOOOOPHHIIIIIEEEEE? You shut the fuck up. I’m so fuckngsei drunk you guys. Where are we? Continue reading