10 o’clock list: Where Not to Have Your Wedding On Campus

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Yo, those wedding guests know how to party.

You may or may not be aware that there was a wedding on campus last weekend. I became aware when I almost ran over the bride and groom on two separate occasions with my car. Don’t worry, they’re probably on their honeymoon right now and I’m probably not working on my driving. Whatever. What’s more pressing is that pookie and bun bun made some pretty awful choices for their wedding and reception venues. Rumor has it that a lot of Kenyon alums get married. Sometimes to each other. So, if and when, you and your freaky friend decide to come back to Kenyon to interface, don’t make the mistake of doing it in these places:

1. The Church of the Holy Spirit. Right about now, that church probably isn’t looking so holy. Maybe you made out with somebody on the altar last weekend. Maybe you came up with a sex position called The Holy Cross. All I’m trying to say is, you don’t want that flashback when you say, “I do.” More like “I did.”  Continue reading

Blog Off: Lindsay vs. Nesbat

We like to stay pretty competitive here at The Thrill, and a Blog Off is one way we can definitively prove that one of us is objectively a better blogger (dare we say, a better person).  So we leave it to you, the reader, to decide in a blind taste test who is really better as we square off on various topics.

This time we’re featuring two ~new writers~ we hired this semester, the impeccable Julia Lindsay ’18, and the infallible Yasmin Nesbat ’18. The topic- First-Year Real Estate. Let’s see which one of our newbies has more curb appeal!

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10 o’clock list: Ways to Chose a Roommate

A bad roommate is no fun. Avoid one with these tips!

Worried about a bad roommate situation for next year? Look at these tips!

The lottery numbers came in. Perhaps you were lucky and got fifth in your class, or perhaps you were that unlucky 1108 number. Regardless, the upcoming Housing Lottery on Saturday looks more and more frightening now, especially if you haven’t picked a roommate yet. Set your fears aside, here are some ways you can secure a perfect roommate and room.

 1)   Utilize Peirce. At the servery, smile and ask every student you recognize what his or her lottery number is. This may seem extreme, but your enthusiasm will surely earn you a roommate immediately.

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Some Inspirational Graffiti

Someone has been leaving inspirational messages on the walls of Mather. For those of you who don’t have the pleasure of living in the most desirable dorm on campus, a morning treat. And for the sad souls who ended up in Mather during the housing lottery yesterday, this is something to look forward to. It’s not as fancy as those NCAs, but at least it has the best graffiti.

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Scrawled on a wall

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Kenyon Kribs: “Mather’s Weird, But So Are We”

This time on Kenyon Kribs, we take a trip to Mather. Last Wednesday, Ali Stamatoiu ’14 and Phoebe Rotter ’14 were kind enough to let us peek at their room, located in the Penthaus of Mather.  Their room is lovely in every way: it is warm and cozy, and it smells so good that you almost forget you’re in Mather.

Stamatoiu and Rotter lounging in their room.

Video tour and closeup photos of Mather 410 after the jump!

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