10 o’clock list: Five Ways You Can Avoid Being the Butt of the Kenya/Kenyon Joke

As a Kenyon student, you’ve been in this scenario too many times before. You’re making small talk with that one distant relative, co-worker or peculiarly attractive tollbooth attendant when they drop the A-bomb of questions on you: “So where do you go to school?” You gulp, clench your fists, and squeak “Kenyon.”  What comes next is the most abominable nine-word-phrase in the English language: “Wait, wait, wait … you go to school in Kenya?”

Don’t let them get their cheap, cliched laugh! Here are Five Ways You Can Avoid Being the Butt of the classic Kenya/Kenyon Joke:

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