Kenyon Kults: A Cappella

Aca-don't even get me started. (via

Aca-don’t even get me started. (via

The Kokes, the Creeks, the Chasers, Take Five, the Ransom Notes, the Stairwells, the Cornerstones, Colla Voce — all student-run groups capable of filling Rosse Hall quicker than you can say “aca-scuse me.” But what secrets lie inside those 10:15 p.m. rehearsals? Do “mash-ups” exist in the real world? What in the heck is the music lab? To answer some of your most burning aca-questions, I’m going to compare Kenyon’s a cappella scene with that mess of an aca-movie we all hate to admit we’ve seen a jillion times: Pitch Perfect. In addition to being incredibly contrived and emotionally vacant, this movie perpetuates some pretty horrible stereotypes about a cappella. I’m here to bust those lies up with some cold, hard facts. Get ready. Continue reading

Things To Do with Your Parents that Don’t Involve Food

All the events you'll need to have a successful Parents Weekend.

All the events you’ll need to have a successful Parents Weekend.

Now that we are deep in midterms, it’s time for that super fun time of the year– Parents Weekend ! Some of you may be dreading this weekend, stashing leftover beer cans and failed history papers away. Or perhaps you are genuinely looking forward to seeing your parents again. Regardless, you are probably looking around Gambier thinking, “where does one bring parents when not eating?”. Lucky for you, there are many events on campus this weekend!

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