How to Be a Person: Cleaning Up your Lady Beetles

SWARMS ARE ABSOLUTELY TERRIFYING SO THIS WAS HARD TO POST (via iastate.edu)

SWARMS ARE ABSOLUTELY TERRIFYING SO THIS WAS HARD TO POST (via iastate.edu)

This post was co-authored by Gracie Potter ’17, Jack Quigley ’16 and Molly Narkis ’17.

Do you feel itchy most of the time? Are you constantly cold and sweaty? Does it feel like bugs are crawling all over your exposed skin? If you don’t have a drug problem, you’re probably just terrified of Asian Lady Beetles. It’s no secret that this campus suffers from an extreme infestation; nearly everyone has found at least one of these little bug-bugs all up in their biz-nass at some point or another. Not to worry, though! These creepy crawlies are easily dealt with if you know the right techniques. A few of our editors have teamed up in order to share their most effective beetle eradication strategies.

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Kenyon Mythbusters: Headphone Ringing

 

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Sometime last year I walked through the anti-theft system, located at the entrance to the library, while wearing earbuds. I was immediately hit with a slight ringing sensation in my ears that lasted until I was at least a foot or two away from the device. I’ve noticed the problem with both earbuds and headphones alike, and I have finally decided to root out the cause of the ringing.  Continue reading

We’re #8! We’re #8!

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We’re all Blair Waldorfs in this game called Life. (via khushideportfolio.wordpress.com)

This morning, a Gawker affiliate called “Rankings” published a list of “Safety Schools, Ranked,” and ol’ Kenyon College took the number-eight spot out of 22 items. Now, I say “items” because while 20 of the other entries are in fact, schools (including Cornell, Dartmouth, and Tufts), #21 is “[Live at home, save some money, read miscellaneous interesting Reddit pages].”

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