Kenyon in Quotes

"I'm sorry, Mr. and Mrs. Radnor, I'm being totally inappropriate with your son."
Allison Janney '82 describing to the Village Voice her experience filming a bedroom scene with Josh Radnor '96 for Liberal Arts on the day Radnor's parents were watching a nearby monitor.

"I want to address the issue of Bert and Ernie. They are not gay. They are not straight. They are puppets. They do not exist from below the waist."
Gary E. Knell P '13, president and CEO of National Public Radio, during a talk at Kenyon.

"I've been reassured. . . that democracy can still thrive in this country."
Andrew Stein '09, in a column he wrote for the Addison County (Vermont) Independent, describing his experiences as a reporter

"Shakespeare often explored how spectacle could hide weakness."
Sergei Lobanov-Rostovsky, professor of English, in a column in the New York Times reflecting on the 2012 Summer Olympics, the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, and the World Shakespeare Festival.

"Marijuana helps them break through the mental boundaries that Babylon has placed upon them."
Ennis Edmonds, associate professor of religious studies, in the Washington Post in a story about hip-hop singer Snoop Dogg changing his name to Snoop Lion after he embraced Rastafarianism.

“My daughter bowls with Buddhist monks.”
Philip Roosevelt P '13, writing in Barron's Penta about traveling in Nepal with his daughter Meg after she spent a semester in the country

"My own view of the multi-universe idea is: use it and explore but don't necessarily believe it."
Benjamin Schumacher, professor of physics, in the Maui (Hawaii) Weekly. DeliciousFacebook FacebookStumbleUpon StumbleUponDigg Diggreddit reddit