The Hot SheetBurritos
Student Activities celebrated the new Chipotle restaurant in Mount Vernon by sponsoring a burrito-eating competition. Students had thirty minutes to down filled-to-bursting tortillas. No word on whether the winner, Josh Bloom '13, will advance to the World Burrito Eating Contest. (He finished four and a half, and yes, there really is such a thing.)
In honor of Kenyon, Allyson Whipple '06 created Kokosing Farewell, a loose-leaf tea blend, for Adagio. Luckily for tea lovers, it does not taste like the Kokosing River.
The bookstore added a disturbing number of bacon and bacon-themed products to its line of food this spring. Strawberry-flavored gummy bacon and dark chocolate-covered bacon are among the offerings. We can guess what you're wondering: Is the bacon local? Do people really eat this?
PB&J and Wine
The Gund Gallery opened its doors to the community with more than art this spring by inviting the campus to enjoy peanut butter and jelly sandwiches on Wednesdays. When Thursdays come around, they offer the faculty libations via the promo “So, peanut butter is fine, but let's face it, when 4:30 rolls around a nice glass of wine sounds divine.”
The Thrill, a daily blog produced by the Collegian, listed the five worst places to wake up on campus. Middle Path landed at number two with the following fun fact: “Safety doesn't like it when you lay down on Middle Path to look at the stars at 2:00 a.m. Sorry for trying to be efficient and take a nap since I was already on
After conducting a pilot program, the College has decided to implement gender neutral housing in the fall of 2012. All students aside from first-years will have the option to live with a member of the opposite sex. Next on the agenda: gender free housing.
The community service organization Circle K hosted Random Acts of Kindness week in February, giving free hugs and baking for members of the community such as maintenance and security workers.
The Archons hosted a party with the theme “Beyoncé's baby shower.” Attendees were encouraged to dress like Beyoncé, Jay-Z, the baby, or a star who might attend such an event. Two women dressed in onesies with homemade diapers.
Pants on Fire
Students organized a night of open-mic storytelling with the theme “liar, liar, pants on fire.” Participants told stories about lies they've told. Oh, what a tangled web we weave...