Meet an SMA: Emily Sussman ’15

The Thrill spotlights a Sexual Misconduct Advisor regularly to raise awareness about the resources available to survivors of sexual assault. Remember, the SMAs are subordinate to the Counseling Center, so anything you tell them is kept confidential. They also have an anonymous hotline you can call if you need assistance: 740-358-1544. Stay safe this weekend, and know that there is always someone you can talk to if you need help.Today, we’re featuring Emily Sussman, a senior art history major from New York, NY/London, UK.



Cookie pie or giant cookie?
Tough choice! When I was a freshman, they had large slices of actual cookie pie, rather than the smaller individual ones we have now, and those were my favorite of ALL TIME. Even though they’re no longer the same, I would have to still give my allegiance to the Cookie pie. (However if the giant cookie in question were from Wiggle Ground I’d still be pretty excited.)

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Andrew Cuomo Appoints Barry Schwartz to CUNY’s Board of Trustees

Barry Schwartz

Barry F. Schwartz, left, chairman of Kenyon College and executive vice chairman and chief administrative officer at MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.

New York Govenor Andrew Cuomo has appointed Barry Schwartz ’70, Kenyon’s current board chairman, to the CUNY (pron. “kyu-nee”) Board of Trustees, according to a Capital New York report. Schwartz, who is also on Georgetown University’s Board of Visitors, gave $25,000 to Cuomo’s re-election campaign last April, according to a campaign financial disclosure.  Continue reading

Spring Break Travel Guide: NYC


This post was co-written by Olivia Grabar Sage and Sarah Cohen-Smith. 

After mid-terms, anything can really be a great escape from the old Gambeezy. And while racing sticks sure does sound like tons of fun, we’ll be kicking it back in New York over break. If you’re traveling to our hometown over the next two weeks, we’ve compiled a list of things to keep you occupied. Miles Purinton (’12) wrote a guide to New York for spring break last year, but we’ve got a few things to add! For starters, you really can’t miss the Derbytaunt Ball. It’s every angsty, rebellious teenage girl’s dream (Note: Not that we would know personally, we were definitely never angsty or rebellious), but everyone can have a blast. 

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Away From Gambier: How I Was Mistaken for Homeless

New York City, or, Kenyon Relocated

Ed.: Just because Thanksgiving break was only a week long does not mean that you avoided experiencing some minor incidents. A quick transition to a big city from a quaint village can be chaotic. Check out Audrey Davis’s story of being off kilter in the Big Apple. 

My road trip home was supposed to start at approximately 8:50 a.m. That was when my train from Manhattan would reach Beacon, Ny., my dad would pick me up, and we’d be on our merry way. That is not what happened.

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