If you’re like me, you always enter Ascension through the Middle Path entrance. Actually, if you’re anyone at Kenyon right now, that’s definitely where you’re entering Ascension, because you have to. But last year I had Arabic in Ascension 126, which would be accessible through the main doors if there weren’t a class in 105, so I had to go in through the south-facing entrance. If you look closely at the stones around this entrance, there are a number of carvings, mostly of initials and class numbers. Let’s take a look!Continue reading
Here we are again with another addition of Olin Desk Graffiti: Illustrated! As finals hover over us like a dark cloud, we retreat into the nooks and crannies of the labyrinth that is Olin. However, be not afraid, because fun surprises can be found in this den of stress and anxiety! Yes, you guessed it, those fun surprises are the witty musings of our fellow students, the hidden gem of Kenyon: olin desk graffiti. Continue reading
It’s the last week of school! That’s right, there’s no more school after today! No more pencils! No more books! No more teachers’ dirty looks! School is coming to an end. What’s that, we only get a week off? Seriously? But I was told there was no more class. Thanksgiving? More like Thanks-but-no-thanks-giving. It’s the Friday Ketchup. Continue reading
…Upon stepping through the shower’s frosted glass door, her mouth opened in shock. On the wall, three words were written in what appeared to blood. “Help. You’re next,” they read. Excess fluid dripped down the cold tile and found its way into the drain. Who had done this? What could this mean?
Unfortunately for you, this is not an excerpt from my upcoming horror novel: This is a description of an otherwise ordinary Tuesday night. I reported the incident to my CA, showered in the men’s bathroom and went to bed angry.
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