From the Collegian Archives: Advertisements


Definitely not going to see this ad in the Collegian anymore

Open a copy of the Collegian and all you will find will be the news of that week, but in the past, the Collegian was known to have run a variety of ads, presumably to meet expenses not covered by the college. Today the Thrill presents a collection of these advertisements from several issues of the Collegian from the 20th Century. Continue reading

Deconstructing Your P.O. Box Partner’s Personality


The Thrill is looking into P.O. boxes this week because let’s face it…they are, weirdly, super interesting. When I first got to Kenyon as a young first-year I was overwhelmed and excited by the prospect of having a P.O. box buddy. It’s like a roommate for your mail. I started to wonder about the identity of my P.O. partner. Who was he/she and why did he/she get so many copies of the Home and Garden catalog. If you are currently trying to figure out the personality of your P.O. box partner to see if you should become the best of friends or the worst of enemies, casually sneak a peek at the mail they get in order to construct a plausible personality*. Read on for a basic guide to deconstructing your P.O. box buddy’s identity. Continue reading