First Year Expectations: Sendoff

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You’ve been pounding water all day. You have a plan of how to get from your 11:10 class to the real action fast. You finished your work so you could start drinking early afternoon, at the latest. You’re probably going to not remember 7:30 on because you’re still a dumb freshman. That’s right: it’s Sendoff time. We asked our lowly little first years what they expected from Sendoff, and here they are for your viewing pleasure.

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10 o’clock list: Social Board Promises Sendoff Act Will Actually Show Up This Year

Kenyon students love nothing more than recalling ambiguous memories about Sendoff. Even if you spent a mere two minutes in the pouring rain watching some dude named Bas you still end up looking back with nostalgia on sitting on South Quad drinking a lukewarm Keystone. Kenyon students are far too familiar with having almost great experiences; however, as no one has yet to cancel on us this year, Sendoff seems promising.

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10 o’clock list: Things You Forgot You Did At Send-Off

Ah, Summer Send-Off. What a time. What a night. Jam-packed full of those good-time collegiate memories you’ll always treasure. Except for, actually, you can’t really remember any of it. Like, at all. Luckily, I’ve compiled and posted publicly this list of all the things you did during Send-Off that you don’t quite remember.

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Kenyon Graffiti: Chalmers Edition

As I sit in the library, contemplating whether I should keep “doing my work” or go home and “clean my room for my parents”, I have decided to do neither of those things, and contribute a second volume to the Kenyon Graffiti feature here at the Thrill. It’s midterms time, but it’s also Saturday, so this is my happy send off to the study carrel scribbles, at least for the afternoon.

If I discovered anything, it’s that when we’re not posting on the internet, we just post on the walls. We say some wise things:

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Sendoff Bingo 2014!!!


This one’s for all the marbles. via wikimedia commons

From the mad geniuses who brought you Prospie Bingo comes a next level way to engage your weekend. I give you Sendoff Bingo, the game you never knew you always wished you could play ever since you were little. Keep your eyes open and your mind alert, and never stop dreaming. I believe in you, kid. You could be the best there ever was. The game board is after the jump. Make me proud. Continue reading