SHOW US YOUR HALLOWEEN COSTUMES AND WIN BIG

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Double, double toil and trouble; fire burn and caldron bubble. Tis’ that time of year where shit gets spooky and Kenyon’s ghosts come out to play. In turn, us Kenyon kids do green jello shots, pee on Mather and of course, dress like some character from a Quentin Tarantino movie. But, no matter if you dressed like Beatrix Kiddo, Mia Wallace, a sexy cat, a hotdog or some meme related something, we want to see it. So, enter the Thrill’s costume contest and show us the best you got! Continue reading

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Weekend Sports Roundup

Jeremiah Barnes '16 (courtesy of Martin Fuller)

Jeremiah Barnes ’16 (courtesy of Martin Fuller)

You can call it Fall Break, Reading Days, October Break, or whatever else you want, but any way you look at it, Kenyon’s fall athletes didn’t have much of one. The Lords and Ladies had contests all weekend, and they continued their trend of success. Here’s what you missed:

Friday:

Volleyball vs. Rowan University (at Rowan Invitational): WIN 3-2

Volleyball vs. Centenary University (at Rowan Invitational): WIN 3-0 Continue reading

How I Won The Thrill (But Shouldn’t Have)

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Are you not entertained?

I know what you like, Thrill readers: alcohol. And although your average blogger could’ve told you that college students enjoy a drink now and then, I’ve got the numbers to prove it. It’s all part of the multi-year journey that has culminated in my “winning” the Thrill, as my editor Nathaniel told me the other day in econ. What does it mean to win The Thrill? Let me explain.

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Weekend Sports Roundup

With four games left in the regular season, Jamie Samuels '13 and the Softball team have already tied the program's single season win record.

With four games left in the regular season, Jamie Samuel ’13 and the Softball team have already tied the program’s single season win record.

It’s the beginning of the end of the regular spring sports season, but that hasn’t slowed down the Lords and Ladies. All of the teams had successful performances over the course of this week:

Monday:

Men’s Tennis vs. The College of Wooster: Win 9-0

Men’s Tennis vs. Oberlin College: Win 9-0 Continue reading

Weekend Sports Roundup

2013 NCAA Championship - Men's Swim

I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling 32. The Lords earned their 32nd national title this weekend in Shenandoah, Texas, beating out Denison University by almost 50 points. The Ladies took second in the championship, beating out other powerhouse schools including Denison, Williams College, and Johns Hopkins University. That’s the big news of the week, but more on what the rest of our teams were up to below! 

Thursday:

Women’s Lacrosse vs. Oberlin CollegeWin 13-11 Continue reading

Breaking: Men’s Swimming Wins Nationals

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The Lords won the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III Swimming and Diving Championships, beating Denison University 499.5 – 428. The Ladies held on for second place with 483 points, behind Emory University’s 619 points and ahead of the Big Red’s third-place 363 points. Congrats to both teams and party on with that purple pride. 

Spring Break Sports Roundup

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This is, apparently, spring weather. Trey Trudell ’16, courtesy of Kenyon  Athletics

Things were busy in the Kenyon sports scene over spring break. Both the Baseball and Softball teams kicked off their seasons in Florida, the Golf team traveled to South Carolina, the Tennis teams went to California, and basically every single day some team or another had a game. Here’s how they did:

Friday, March 1:

Men’s Indoor Track at NCAC Indoor Championships: 7th Place

Women’s Indoor Track at NCAC Indoor Championships: 7th Place Continue reading