It Happened To Me: My Mom Called Me A “Good Boy” For Having A Second Plate Of Dinner


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Well shit. I don’t know if you’ve heard, but something’s abound and it’s not a great something. However, it’s not a world-ending something. Keep your heads, don’t be dumb. I miss you all.

The Post, For Real Now:

I am a very good boy. I don’t mean to brag, but I brush my teeth twice a day and I eat all my vegetables. I am an extremely good boy. 

That being said, it’s been a while since anyone has told me I am a good boy. Therefore it came as a shock to me when, at a family meal, my dear mother commended me for eating two helpings of dinner by saying “good boy.” This vexed me. Continue reading

How to Feel Better in the Kenyon Bubble

dogs_labrador_down_sad_59743_1920x1280We’ve made it past midterm season, Halloweekend has come and gone, and the weather is starting to dip into the 40s and below. You heard it here boys, it’s officially S.A.D. season. And while Kenyon friends can be great tools to combat this, sometimes being surrounded by the same people every day can become suffocating. When you need a break from the Kenyon bubble, here are some ideas to help you out of a funk.
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10 o’clock list: How to Bring Kenyon Back to Your Hometown

10 o’clock list: How to Bring Kenyon Back to Your Hometown

It’s time to face the facts: we only have five days left in the semester at this place we’ve called “home” for the past couple of months. I for one am excited about returning to my place of birth, but here are some tips for those of you about to experience culture shock after Kenyon kicks us out. Continue reading

10 o’clock list: Things You’ll Miss at Kenyon over Thanksgiving Break

I know, I know. We’re all burned out. We rarely can find the strength (or time) to dig our vitamin-D-deficient selves out of our mountains of homework, our eyelids glued shut, struggling against the sunlight. But hey, the night is darkest just before the dawn–and I promise you, the dawn is coming. Or well, break is coming. After that flight, seeing your family, sleeping in your own bed for the first night and wreaking havoc with friends from home, and maybe even during your inevitable food coma, I promise you: a little, itty-bitty tiny thing inside of you will miss Kenyon.  Here are five things I know I’ll be missing:

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10 o’clock list: 5 “Come to Jesus Moments” You Need to Have Before You Move Home

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Don’t forget to get back in touch with social norms before you leave.

Oh, you’re headed home? Thrilling. Before you spout off about your plans to do everything, let’s take a minute to talk about heading home. You may encounter those things called parents and siblings. Shit. Don’t panic, as per usual we have your back. Some tips for pulling yourself together before you bounce:

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