Arts & Culture
A student-led class introduces Gambier's youngest residents to the joys of movement.
Jessica Ferrer '17 puts the finishing touches on a piece constructed with window screen and sewing pins before Open Studio Night, where senior art majors open their studios to campus visitors.
Woo Jeon '18 and Jordan Glassman '17 celebrate Jeon's goal against the Trinity University Tigers in the third-round action of the NCAA Division III men's soccer tournament.
"I started collecting water from the place I visited .... each was from a distinct and separate location and had a markedly different makeup." — Katie Lovins '17, who creates photographic negatives from evaporated ocean water.
Arts & Culture
Professor of Art Gregory Spaid '69 recounts his experience photographing America's trees.
Veteran journalist Geri Coleman Tucker ’74 opens up about working in the news business.
Society & Politics
After Donald Trump's victory, faculty, staff and students discuss the future.
"Hopelessness is the enemy of justice. Your hopefulness is necessary." — "Just Mercy" author Bryan Stevenson, speaking in Rosse Hall
Arts & Culture
A new novel brings us into the lives of immigrant students in a troubled Memphis high school.
George Pond ’88 oversees an expanded Denver Zoo.
For the Lords soccer team, a remarkable run ended in the NCAA Division III tournament’s quarterfinal round. The Lords defeated their first three tournament opponents (Maryville, Lynchburg and Trinity) by a combined 9-1 score, but a heart-wrenching, double-overtime 1-0 loss to Tufts University capped the campaign.
The team went 20-3-0 and established the program’s single-season record for wins. Goalkeeper Sam Clougher ’17 was named an Academic All-American and finished his career as Kenyon’s all-time leader in shutouts (45).
John Rinka ’70 was inducted into the Small College Basketball Hall of Fame as a member of the inaugural class. Rinka was a three-time All-American who scored a Kenyon-record 3,251 career points. During his four-year career, he averaged 32.9 points per game, a mark that still ranks sixth all-time among all NCAA players.
The Ladies field hockey team captured its fourth conference tournament title and registered a 2-1 win at Elizabethtown College in the NCAA tournament before being eliminated by No. 2-ranked Salisbury University. Fifth-year head coach Jacque DeMarco became the program’s all-time leader in wins with a 72-30 record.
Megan Lewis-Schurter, graduate program director at the University of Massachusetts–Amherst Department of Theater, is up for tenure, having finished two books — “Performing Whitely in the Postcolony: Afrikaners in South African Theatrical and Public Life” and “Magnet Theatre: Three Decades of Making Space.”
Frances S. Sutton reports she is “slogging her way through an anthropology Ph.D. at Ohio State,” teaching an introductory course to undergrads and “trying her best to channel Professor Dave Suggs.”
“Still living in Los Angeles. My older son, Trevor, got married last year and they live here as well. The only Kenyon friends I have seen recently are Ellen Simon '74 and, a while ago, Liesel Friedrich '73. Kenyon has become much more popular for kids here, and now it seems like people know all about it — none of the 'Oh, where is that?'”
— Kathryn K. Eisenberg Belton