Weekend Drink: Inauguration Fizz

(via Kenyon.edu)

So, the auspicious date is finally here.  Sean M. Decatur official becomes the 19th president of Kenyon College, complete with an official swearing in and ball and robes.  I’m assuming there will be lots of robes.  And a medallion, appearantly.  Anyway, let’s celebrate this great day and new beginning for our college in the traditional manner by guzzling down a mild poison until we can’t walk straight.  Delicious, delicious poison.  Anyway, here’s a drink to knock back before you head down to the gala.  Or after.  Or anytime,  really.  Who cares when, just drink the damn thing:  Continue reading


DCATYou voted and D-Cat came away the winner, after a few short weeks and hundreds of votes you have christened Sean M. Decatur and dubbed thee D-Cat.  While it may not be the official stance of the entire campus, it will be the official stance of this publication.  Expect posts like “D-Cat Spotting” and “Is This a Nude Painting of D-Cat? (Okay, Probably Not. But Maybe?).”  To be perfectly honest, I’m glad the Duge didn’t win, funny as it was, students memories of the Nuge will fade and she will become as foreign as calling Phil Jordan “PJ.”  If you are still interested, check out the final bracket, polling results after the jump.  I would be remiss if I didn’t include this too.

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Presidential Nickname Search 2013


For the first time in 10 years, Kenyon College will be graced with the presence of a new President, Sean M. Decatur.  But what really goes into becoming the President of Kenyon College?  Is it a Capital Campaign? New buildings? Faculty relations? Actually, it is none of the above.  It is the nickname.  We have been using the ubiquitous “Nuge” for years, but what will we call Sean M. Decatur?  Could a man of his stature really stand to go nicknameless? No. So in the spirit of the month of March, we are going to do this bracket-style.  We, as a college, will select the moniker of our newly minted President.  The bracket will be released this Friday — to create it, we need your suggestions.  Far be it from the Thrill Staff to take it upon themselves to bequeath such an important title.  Send all suggestions to presidentialnicknamesearch2013@gmail.com, and remember, keep it short and sweet.