10 o’clock list: Things You Can Do With A Fifteen Minute Deadline

Moodle: The most sly bastard this side of the Mississippi.

On the wire. Down to the final straw. Life is one big series of deadlines, one after the other. Mostly on Moodle, occasionally on turnitin.com. Deadlines sneak up on you like vampires stalking their prey. Or gazelle. Or tigers. But here are things you can do with fifteen minutes to go on a forgotten deadline.

1. Write a haiku5-7-5. We all wanted to be English majors at some point. Time to rock it out. Ronald Reagan was/ a pretty swell dude if you / think about it hard. BAM. There you go. Suck it, historiography. Continue reading

Was Moodle Hacked?

That mortar board might as well be a backwards snapback.

Last Thursday evening, I was just starting a shift at Helpline when my desk partner let out an exclamatory noise. Curious, I inquired about the source this outburst. He pointed to the home page of his Moodle account, and there, prominently featured, was an animated image of a naked man (his nether region was covered) in some sort of pink and blue cloud world. Warning: animated softporn after the jump Continue reading

Will You Still Love Me If…? A Guide to Kenyon Etiquette

This post was co-authored by Editor-in-Chief Emma Specter ’15 and Editor Emeritus Spencer Kaye ’14.


This could happen to you.

Will you still love me if I show up to your theatre production piss-drunk?

Emma’s Take: As long as I can keep myself contained, and not throw up within the confines of the Bolton Theater, I really think that I get more out of the show. Plus, a lot of “drunk adjectives” translate well to “theater performance adjectives” — i.e. “Oh my God, your performance was so terrifying/vivid/almost too real, I could barely keep it together.” Continue reading

Moodle is the new Facebook. Says Me.

That mortar board might as well be a backwards snapback.

That mortar board might as well be a backwards snapback.

I’m not going to say that I’m a trendsetter, but, you know. At the very least, I’m the man behind the man (generally this woman, though). It is for this reason that I am declaring myself a Kenyon Tastemaker, and the taste of this week is ditching Facebook. This aging tech giant is about to be a thing of the past. As I stand on the precipice of a new age in social media, I have an unprecedented view of the future in front of me. I see six letters … M-O-O-D-L-E. Moodle. The sleeping giant in Kenyon’s technological arena.

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