The Monday Catchup

Tensions have risen in eastern Ukraine since Russia's annexation of Crimea.

Tensions have risen in eastern Ukraine since Russia’s annexation of Crimea.

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

The Lead Story: Hundreds of pro-Russian demonstrators in eastern Ukraine have called on President Vladimir Putin to send in troops (as peacekeepers, so NBD) and seek a referendum to join parts of Ukraine with Russia. These latest developments have EU leaders (like Germany’s Angela Merkel) pretty worried.

After The Jump: DII Athletics Week, Malaysia Airlines Update, A Film Legend Passes Away, Captain American storms the box office, KFC launches a new restaurant, and a Game of Thrones name generator

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My Elementary School Journal: A Kenyon Story Vol. III


Rachel Spraos ’14 and Michael Kengmana ’14 were in elementary school once, too.

In a lot of ways, elementary school isn’t so different from college. In my mind, I am still a kid running circles around potentially life-threatening 1990’s playground equipment until I pass out and come down from my Twinkie induced sugar-high. These journal entries show that Kenyon students were emotional little people in elementary school, very concerned about the future and everything that comes along with being a “teen” or grown-up.

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