Kenyon Kanye: Part II

You might not know it yet, but most of Kanye West’s tweets are actually about Kenyon. Almost any Kanye tweet can be tied back to Kenyon if you know what to look for, which we do (shout out to my liberal arts education for these critical analysis skills). Last time, we looked at how Kanye’s tweets reflect Kenyon’s faculty and staff. This time, we’re looking at what Kanye has to say about Kenyon’s campus.

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Kenyon Kanye

As we all know, Kanye West’s tweets say a lot about the human condition. More specifically, his tweets really relate to the Kenyon condition. Kenyon and Kanye – Kenye, if you will – are a match made in heaven. Look, if this needs to be explained to you, you’re not on Kanye’s level.

 

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President Decatur and Kanye West have more in common than you’d think

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The Monday Catchup

Philip Hammond, Brisith Foreign Secretary, arrives in Paris for an international conference on Islamic State

 

Good morning! Here’s what you missed over the weekend:

The lead story: The world is uniting against the Islamic State, ISIS, in Iraq. After a third video taped beheading, of a British journalist, was released by ISIS, 25 countries signed an agreement pledging support to the Iraqi government, though no concrete measures have been agreed upon.

After the jump, Queen Elizabeth comments on Sottish secession, Bernie Sanders 2016, Kanye shames a fan, iPhone 6 pre-orders crash Apple’s website, and more! Continue reading

WKCO Profile: Jazz + Yeezus = Jeezus

 

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From left to right: Nick McGuire ’17, Derek Foret ’17, and Vincent Femia ’17

On a beautiful Tuesday afternoon I met with the musical geniuses behind the WKCO show “Jazz + Yeezus = Jeezus,” Vincent Femia ’17, Nick McGuire ’17 and Derek Foret ’17.

What music do you play on your station?

Derek: It’s a very neat creation because we play mostly jazz and then one Kanye song. Continue reading

The Monday Catchup

Obama has framed US involvement in Syria around the ethics of chemical warfare.

Obama has framed US involvement in Syria around the ethics of chemical warfare.

Good morning! Here’s what you missed over the weekend:

The Lead Story: President Obama has turned to Congress on whether or not the United States should strike Syria in response to allegations that its embattled dictator, Bashar al-Assad, used chemical weapons on his own people. The administration acknowledges that a strike would do little to alter the course of Syria’s bloody civil war, arguing instead that it would deter future use of chemical weapons.

Is this all going over your head? Get oriented with this explainer from the Washington Post. Continue reading