Springtime at Kenyon

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The sun is out, the birds are chirping, and early morning construction has started – these things can only mean that Spring has arrived at Kenyon once again! Now that you can go outside for more than five minutes at a time, Kenyon’s campus can really lend itself to some fun activities! In this post, we’ll explore some of the possibilities.

Location One:  The Lawn There’s a reason that as soon as it’s more than 60 degrees outside everyone finds themselves soaking up the sun on the lawn. Whether you chill in an Adirondack chair or straight up lay on the grass, Peirce Lawn is a perfect spot for relaxation. Some activities you can do (besides lazing outside forever) include: tossing around a frisbee, playing “Wonderwall” for all your collegiate friends, and posing for brochure pictures. Continue reading

Weekend Playlist: Rainy Sendoff Edition

Well, it’s Sendoff. And it’s (kind of) raining. If history has taught us anything, it’s that Kenyon students do not take kindly to any changes in the Sendoff plan — however, we can’t blame this one on anyone but the unknowable universe, so let’s just lean into it. Dig out your wellies, your cardigans and your flower crowns, huddle on Ransom for warmth, and pretend you’re at one of those British music festivals where really cool bands play but nobody ever seems to be having thaaat much fun.

(If I know Kenyon, though, and methinks I do, we’ll still find a way to have big, dumb, drunken fun today, even if the weather is suboptimal.)

“Only Happy When It Rains” — Garbage

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Halloween in Gambier Postponed

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Via accuweather.com

This post was written by Henri Gendreau ’16. 

The Village of Gambier’s Trick-or-Treat and Halloween party have been postponed this evening due to the weather and will be held on Saturday Nov. 2, the Village reported on their website.

The times will remain the same, with Trick-or-Treating being held from 5:30 to 7 p.m., with the party following immediately afterward until 8:30 p.m.
According to the National Weather Service, the Gambier area is expected to get a 100 percent chance of rain this evening, with winds as high as 38 mph and an expected rainfall of half to three quarters of an inch.