The following is an open letter to the Kenyon community written by Student Council with support from select editors of The Thrill.
To the Kenyon Community,
Student Council has been working to serve as a voice for the students after years of stagnancy. The fact that the administration continues to release announcements without collecting our input, or giving us any forewarning, suggests that they either do not trust students to be strong advisors, or they do not believe student input is necessary.
We have our own feelings about the recently announced changes, but rather than write from our own perspective, we will let the students speak for themselves. Below is a compilation of feedback from emails with student council, a survey by The Thrill, YikYak posts, and Facebook posts, followed by a request for a response from the administration on behalf of Student Council. Continue reading