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Whether you go for escape, exercise or simple pleasure, it's hard to beat an outing on the Kokosing Gap Trail.

Middle Path is lovely in all seasons, but fall is its most glorious.

A Shaping Voice

Students describe the impact made by two Trustee Teaching Excellence Award recipients.

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The Storyteller

From Bosnia to Iraq, Göran Hemberg ’63 uses storytelling in the service of peace and democracy

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Kenyon in Quotes

"It's been overwhelmingly positive for what we hoped to achieve." — Marco Saavedra '11, after his release from federal detention along the border with Mexico as part of the Dream 9 immigration-reform protest, in the New York Daily News

Viva la Vida

A photographer explains the genesis of a striking portrait and reflects on its resonance.

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Treasures in Glass

Professor Emeritus of History William B. Scott reflects on the Peirce Hall windows devoted to the Gettysburg…

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Classy Classmates

A U.S. presidential campaign intern, an anti-bullying activist, a private pilot, and several self-identified "nerdfighters" were among the 484 members of the Class of 2017 who joined the Kenyon community this fall.

Margin of Error

A somewhat scientific survey

88 — Percentage of Kenyon students who are on Facebook

15 — Percentage of Kenyon students who smoke

49 — Percentage of Kenyon students who think buying and wearing clothing made of animal fur is acceptable

Heavy Petting

In April, with exams looming and stress rising, community advisors hosted a petting zoo in front of Caples. Faculty and staff were invited to bring in their dogs and cats to help soothe the nerves of frazzled students and help those who missed their own pets. The scholars presumably got calmer, but we wonder whether the animals got any smarter.

Class Notes

Recent Class Notes
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Catherine Hazlett reports that out on the golf course Deirdre (Kelly) Moore '81 does a beautiful job getting out of the traps, “unlike moi.” Cathy started a new position with Family Centers Health Care in Greenwich, Connecticut, as the health and substance misuse educator.

’15

Elizabeth M. Gardner recently moved from Los Angeles to New York City. Libby works on CBS’ “Murphy Brown.”

’66

Peter A. White, Gambier, Ohio, updates: “Last August saw the birth of granddaughters on the 19th and 20th, and a bulldog puppy on the 2nd. I am grateful to be responsible for the puppy only. It seems amazing to me: No matter how distressed we may be about the state of the world, the desire to multiply and to love continues unabated.”

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