Kenyon Alumni Bulletin: Volume 30, Number 3; Winter 2008


Magic in the Matrix

Imagine people regrowing lost limbs, like salamanders and starfish. It could happen, thanks in part to Alan Spievack '55, whose fascination with the science of regeneration began at Kenyon.

A Quest for Higher Meaning

A religious thread is woven into the Kenyon experience, even as students question their faith and sort out the mysteries of life.

Only at Kenyon

Trestle parties. Bagging. Spring Riot. Allstu wars. Kenyon's unique character owes a lot to the unofficial traditions and flights of frivolity that students have always invented, all by themselves.

Golden Season: A Photo Essay

The Editor's Page

Terms of Endearment

Kenyon's beauty can be an acquired taste

Letters to the Editor

Along Middle Path

Transcendental Kenyon

What's your Kenyon Quotient?

A Scroll of Survival

Gambier is Talking About...

Kenyon in the News

The Hot Sheet

Battles, babies, boys, and six other things we love about Kenyon

Celebrating a Writer, and Writing

A Niche for Sophomores

Sophomore slump? No, these sophomores sizzle, as part of a program focusing on food and local farm life

Sound Bites


Learning Leadership

On the basketball court and on mission trips in Central America, Eva George has grown into a key player

Sports Round-Up


Struggling with a Secret


Office Hours

Burning Question: What can we learn from Britney and Madonna?

Students have always loved popular music, and in recent decades music scholars have been giving it more serious attention. Old dichotomies like highbrow-lowbrow are fading as groups like the Beatles enter the musical canon. Is this simply a debasing of culture, or is there value in studying pop? We asked Assistant Professor of Music Victoria Malawey.

The Virtues of Crazy

Drinking, Not Debauchery

For Anthropologist David Suggs, research on college alcohol use involves going to parties - and discovering a neglected responsible majority.

A World More Vivid

Jeremy Harrison '82 traverses the Arctic wilderness by canoe

A Calling

Danielle Strickland steers Mexican street children toward a better life

In Memoriam


Marissa Boyan '04

Alumni News

Alumni Digest

The Last Page

Of Pranks and Songs and Sodden Peep Nights