10 O’Clock List: Things We Decorated Our Halloween Apartment With That Just Make Sense

Good evening Kenyon heathens. Sydney and Brooke here, your favorite housemates and worst nightmares. Just kidding. I just thought that might be a good introduction since it’s Halloween. We are both huge fans of the holiday, which is very clear from the decor currently in our apartment. In case you don’t believe us, we’ve compiled this handy list. Take a look if you dare.

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Kenyon Kribs: Caples


Home brutalist home. via mentalfloss.com

Ah, Caples. It’s “anywhere but Mather,”  “thank God it’s not New Apts,” and “maybe next year I can get an NCA;” the tallest building in Knox County, and home to about 200 students. That’s right: Caples is the Ultimate Kenyon Krib.

Amenities include:

Several super comfy lounges!


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What’s It Like to Live Above the Cove?

Olivia Siulagi '14 and Cass Dempwolf '14 decorate their cove apartment with Cosmo magazine clippings

Shedding some light on what it’s like to live above the Cove

When I first entered the Cove apartments to interview seniors Cass Dempwolf  and Olivia Siulagi, I was met by the comforting smell of bleach and faint Cove odor. This was not my first time here; I had stayed in Cove apartment 2 on a Wednesday night as a prospective student, when my brother was a Kenyon student and lived here for fire department housing. While not the most conventional example of apartment housing, Cass and Olivia showed me that this apartment above the Cove,  in spite of its rough exterior, has its own kind of charm.

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