The student organization Study Tables tutored Knox County students who are on juvenile probation.
The Bookstore celebrated football by inviting the campus to enter a Super Bowl XLVI Pick 'Em. Red tickets were cast for a Patriots win and blue for the Giants. The winning team voters received Lindor candy; the losers got suckers.
When the grounds crew spread mulch made from composted food from the dining hall, a smell arose that prompted an inquiry from an employee questioning the “god-awful” stench surrounding the workplace. She claimed it was “sustainability at its stinkiest.”
Summer Sendoff, the end-of-year lawn party, was changed from a day-long Saturday event to a less elaborate affair with the major concert held Friday evening. The student-led Social Board initiated the change for several reasons, among them a concern about day-long drinking that led to poor attendance during the final band performance of the day.
In observance of Eating Disorders Awareness Week, the sorority Epsilon Delta Mu informed the campus that half of females between the ages of eighteen and twenty-five would rather be run over by a truck than be fat.
After two winless seasons, Kenyon's football coach resigned at the end of the 2011 season.