Project Open Voices: “An Even Playing Field”


The Thrill is proud to feature personal narratives courtesy of Project Open Voices, a coalition of students providing a platform for open dialogue on campus. Today’s essay is titled “An Even Playing Field” and was authored anonymously. If you want to share your story, email If you would like to remain anonymous, you can submit by signing into a second email account: (password: kenyoncollege). 

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Project for Open Voices: “An Even Playing Field”

The Thrill is proud to feature personal narratives courtesy of the Project for Open Voices. Today’s essay was authored anonymously for POV’s new publication. POV is always accepting new submissions, so if you want to share your story, email – if you prefer to submit anonymously, the login password is kenyoncollege.


Adderall, Ritalin, Vyvanse, Concerta, you know, “study aids.” I can almost guarantee that come finals, midterms, or any other significant period of academic stress you will encounter at least one, if not more students abusing these medications without a prescription. The widespread use of such stimulant medications is no secret on this campus. I mean I know my friends do. I know you don’t see it as a big deal and that you mean no harm.

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