In September 2019, then Editor-in-Chief Michael Audet ‘20 told me something along the lines of, “One of the Ransom Notes newbies looks exactly like Annie Blackman, I keep calling her Annie instead of Abby.” In true content opportunist fashion, we immediately decided to turn their shared features into an article for our sweet little blog. They’d both gotten the comparison before and agreed to an interview. In September. It is now February. Anyway.
So, on Valentine’s Day, the day of ~l o v e~ and happiness and whatever the hell people who experience romantic attraction do that day, I sat down in New Side with Marc Delucchi and asked him a lot of semi-serious, semi-invasive questions. These are the results.
Meet Scout Crowell ’20 who interviewed with us about her time spent this summer interning with the Immigrant Worker Project.
Today I sat down with one of the Kenyon students helping to organize protests against changes to the Peer Counseling program. I’m sure you’ve seen the protestors sitting in Peirce with their various signs. Perhaps you’ve even talked to them about their cause. If you haven’t and you’re still not completely clear about what’s going on, I urge you to speak with the protestors and ask them about their concerns. They’re friendly and they don’t bite– I promise. For now, here’s an interview about potential changes to the Peer Counseling program and how these changes might impact the student body. I’d like to thank my anonymous source, the Peer Counselors, and the student protestors for all the hard work they’re doing.
- The mission of New Directions is to work with the Knox County community to promote healthy and loving relationships. New Directions offers safe housing to persons escaping domestic violence, a 24-hour hotline, legal advocacy, sexual assault services and community education. More information is available at newdirectionsshelter.org. The hotline number is (740) 397-4357.
- New Directions’ first and only executive director, Mary Hendrickson, passed away unexpectedly on June 7, 2014. I was hired by New Directions’ Board of Directors and started six weeks ago on August 19th.