Overheard at Kenyon: Vibrators, Lenny Kravitz and Human Sacrifice

"Sheila was never the same after she overheard her two coworkers verbally abusing the water cooler." - Kafka

“Sheila was never the same after she overheard her two coworkers verbally abusing the water cooler.” – Kafka

John Green impersonator admiring the new Caples mural: Anything could be a metaphor. You’re a metaphor. The art in this elevator is a metaphor.

Senior studying for anything but history comps: But like, what’s Old Mexico?

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The Friday Ketchup


Did you hear? Fifty Shades of Grey is coming out this week, just in time for Valentine’s Day. It’s funny how that seems to work out- a romantic movie coming out at the same time as a big romantic holiday. I bet the movie executives are happy about how that turned out. Anyways, it’s time for the Friday Ketchup. Continue reading

The Monday Catchup

The NSA is all up in your data, again.

The NSA is all up in your data, again.

Good morning! Here’s what you missed while you were out partying at the Delt Lodge.

The Lead Story: The NSA, in its wanton desire to know all, has devised methods of foiling most internet encryption, the Times reports. The story emanates from classified documents leaked to the press by Edward Snowden, former NSA contractor and Russia’s least favorite US expat. The NSA has partnered with major American companies to accomplish its goals, though some of those companies remain anonymous.

Don’t know much about data encryption? Click here.

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Martha Raddatz P’15 on The Daily Show

Screengrab from dailyshow.com.

With all the election excitement this week, you might have missed this appearance by Martha Raddatz, ABC senior foreign affairs correspondent and a Kenyon parent, on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on Monday night. Raddatz was the breakout star of October’s vice-presidential debate, which she moderated to widespread praise, and she spoke to a packed Rosse Hall just a few weeks ago. In this interview, Stewart asks Raddatz about her approach to the debate, her plans for Election Night and her work as a foreign correspondent. Sadly, no mention of Kenyon or the Lords.

The Monday Catchup

This is, coincidentally, the second week in a row that a Fox News anchor has appeared in the Monday Catchup photo. (via slate.com)

Good morning! Here’s the news you may have missed:

The Lead Story: 

So you may have heard about the debate last week. What you may not have heard about was the debate last weekend. I’m talking about the debate between Jon Stewart and Bill O’Reilly. The two sparred over entitlements, the media and the legacy of Bush 43. What you missed in one sentence: “Blame the founders.”

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