10 o’clock list: Fun and Innovative Replacements for Peirce Cups

Grab that blue Powerade using any means you can. Keep fighting the good fight.

Grab that blue Powerade using any means you can. Keep fighting the good fight.

It’s crunch time, Kenyon.

Peirce is in crisis. Plastic cups are few and far between. Paper cups are dwindling, threatening to disappear altogether. Students have begun using bowls to deliver sweet blue Powerade to their mouths. Things have gotten so out of hand, the entire Greek system voted to make dairy the Greek Week theme. DAIRY. Clearly, something on campus has gone very wrong. 

And what are we doing to alleviate our liquid-borne angst? Complaining on social media, badgering AVI workers and, perhaps most frighteningly, frequenting the library vending machine instead of confronting Peirce’s luscious soda dispensers. Our tactics are useless, and our problems remain.

Though it may be difficult to implement, there is only one true strategy for redemption: Identifying and using alternative cups. The first part of the process, identification, has already been graciously taken care of by yours truly. (You’re welcome, you’re welcome.) So, Kenyon, next time you find yourself reaching for a Powerade Bowl, try one of these options instead: Continue reading