Humans of the Hill: Sendoff Edition

Inspired by Humans of New YorkThe Thrill has begun documenting Kenyon students (and faculty, staff, and dogs) as they go about their daily lives. We present our loving tribute, Humans of the Hill, all taken on the day of Sendoff.

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“Would you grow a mustache like that one?”

“No, I’m not really into facial hair.”

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10 o’clock list: Awards They Don’t Give Out on Honors Day

This post was co-authored by Claire Berman ’16 and Emma Specter ’15.

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As you may be aware, Honors Day was today, and just to answer the question you’re all asking yourselves — no, the Thrill didn’t win anything, but it would have been an honor just to be nominated. (We weren’t. It’s fine. Whatever.) However, we do have some suggestions as to categories that, for whatever reason, weren’t brought up this year — we’re confident that by next spring’s awards, all of these categories will be formally awarded to the most deserving candidates.

1. “The Jean Dunbar Caples Award for Staying in Your Room All The Time”

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Kenyon Names Heidi McCrory as New Vice President for College Relations

Heidi Hansen McCrory, new vice president for college relations. (via sbc.edu)

Heidi Hansen McCrory, new vice president for college relations. (via sbc.edu)

Kenyon has named Heidi Hansen McCrory as the College’s vice president for college relations, succeeding Sarah Kahrl. Kahrl will continue as director of the Kenyon Institute. According to a Student-Info sent out by the College’s News Bulletin, McCrory has spent the last several years at Sweet Briar College as vice president for alumnae and development. President Decatur has thrown his support behind McCrory, telling the Bulletin that “Heidi brings great energy and confidence. She is well-prepared for the work ahead. Heidi understands not only the mechanics but the joy of philanthropy. And Heidi appreciates the importance of the student experience and the academic mission.” Continue reading

Kenyon Presidents Promise Your Liberal Arts Education Still Matters

Just think: this could be you

Just think: this could be you

We’ve all been there: jarred awake from a nightmare in which we’re told our Kenyon degree just won’t cut it in this competitive job market.

Fear not, Lords and Ladies. Kenyon Presidents of past and present are coming out of the woodwork and onto the Internet to let you know just how valuable your liberal arts degree really is.

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Where’s Philander Chase?

philander chase final coverCreeping on computer screens in campus-wide study spots has led us to believe that there’s a negative correlation with days left before break and homework completed. Fear not, The Thrill has stepped in once again to aid your pre-Thanksgiving procrastination.  Chase away your despair and find Kenyon’s founder as he philanders with staff and students during some major events this year.

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