Kenyon in Quotes
" Now, 'divine simplicity' doesn't mean that God only wears blue shirts or something like that." --A professor in the Integrated Program in Humane Studies, from the Facebook page "Overheard at Kenyon," which broadcasts anonymous one-liners.
"The most factual, the first word, the fastest word, the final word, and the future word." -- Matthew Winkler '77 H'00 P'13, editor-in-chief of Bloomberg News and a Kenyon trustee, defining the elements of a news story for the Guardian of London, England, on March 14, 2011.
"I'm very appreciative of the attention, people wanting autographs, the governor having us over." -- Shaka Smart '99 in a USA Today profile published on May 12, 2011, in the wake of Smart's run to the NCAA Final Four as the coach of the Virginia Commonwealth University basketball team.
"It was such an adrenaline rush to be on the show." -- Megan Rafferty-Barnes '03, commenting on Jeopardy! and her $105,203 in winnings, in the April 19, 2011, edition of the Messenger Post of Canandaigua, New York.
"The lesson for beginning playwrights in this is start with a good story and an amazing character." -- Douglas Anderson '75, who wrote the play The Beams are Creaking about the World War II-era German theologian and resistance hero Dietrich Bonhoeffer, in an interview published by the Seattle Times on March 24, 2011.
"The culture is actually becoming more sexualized. People talk about the pornification of the culture." -- Professor of Psychology Sarah Murnen, discussing her research into the sexualization of children's clothing on the WOSU public radio program All Sides with Ann Fisher on June 6, 2011.
"We can think of adapting people to live under water, since a major result of climate change will be flooding." -- Joan Slonczewski, professor of biology, in the Scientific American column "Too Hard for Science?" published on June 3, 2011.