10 o’clock list: How to Get out of Bed When it’s Cold Out

Alright, alright, we get it. It’s cold out. It’s January. The temperature is dropping, it’s the year of the monkey, and mercury is still in retrograde. Lot of things going on right now. And to make it worse, you have to muster up the courage to get yourself out of bed and join the rest of society every weekend. But have no fear, I’m here, and I have ways for you to get off your booty and brave the cold.

1. Tell your blankets how much you love them. It’s like kissing your parents before getting on a plane. You’ll feel a lot less guilty drinking Keystone in Old K knowing that your bed is happily waiting for your return.  Continue reading

10 o’clock list: Sexiest Patches of Ice on Campus

Who doesn’t love February? The bitter cold, the cabin fever, the familiar reminder that love is fleeting and death is eternal: it simply screams fun*. But my favorite hobby this time of year (besides licking metal poles with one of my numerous tongues) is finding the sultriest lil’ ice rink on campus. Fellow ice aficionados, you may not want to read this in public as it has been known to induce excessive drooling and/or impromptu renditions of the dance from “Happy Feet”. Here are the sexiest patches of ice on campus:

1) Patch of Ice by Storer

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Soooo slippery. Am I falling in love or just falling down because of the ice I am walking on?

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Kenyon From the Air

This weekend, alumni Brendan Keefe ’90 took to the skies of Gambier and Mount Vernon with an RC helicopter. He was kind enough to share the following videos with The Thrill. The results are breathtaking.

Set to the Chamber Singers singing “Kokosing Farewell,” this shot of South Campus goes from the church bells to Bushnell and everywhere in between. Sort of makes you remember why you stopped and held your breath the first time you set foot on campus.

Check out some more videos after the break!

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