At my interview to get into this school, when asked what I liked about the campus so far, my answer was “the buildings.” Maybe it’s a trivial matter or maybe I was just nervous, but you have to admit there’s nothing like walking into almost 200-year old buildings for class every day.Continue reading
If you’re anything like me, then you’ve definitely gone to the post office- not expecting anything to be there, but just for the satisfaction of opening up your PO box and feeling like an adult. I’ve made the shameful but oh-so-tempting empty-handed walk out of the post office many a time. Naturally, spending so much time there, I’ve noticed some odd things about the building. Continue reading
I don’t know what’s wrong with me, but lately I’ve been tired all the damn time. Maybe it’s a side effect of being a college student. Systematic societal discontent does wear on you after a while. All I know for sure is that I’m not the only one feeling it. Finals are coming up, and in the meantime we’re still recovering from the gravy-lathered gluttony of the past week as we churn out those last few papers. As we keep on fighting the good fight, we have to come to terms with our undying relationship with naps. Continue reading
Recently, the Thrill staff noticed something about our P.O. Box assignments. We’d always assumed the boxes were assigned strictly alphabetically and by class year, but we discovered that all of us have box mates of the same sex. So we checked with Cathy Kempton, who maintains student records in the Office of Housing and Residential Life. Are Kenyon’s P.O. Boxes in fact assigned according to sex?
If any of you have been wondering why the College and Gambier Post Office flags are at half-mast today, this is why. It’s also just interesting to realize that 70 years ago today, on Dec. 7, 1941, was the event that plunged America into World War II. Take a moment out of your day to read up on some history (or, for the lazy among you) and remember Pearl Harbor.