New writing professor Ira Sukrungruang draws meaning from his students' ambition.
Biology major Katherine Crawford ’22 takes to the field to discover whether male and female birds have different flight abilities.
Kianna Scott-Winn '23 and Cajuan Harris '22, friends from New York City, enjoy a picturesque October day on Middle Path.
Society & Politics
"The Good Place" offers some compelling moral lessons, writes Rev. Rachel Kessler ’04.
Kenyon in the World
Traveling to Washington's largest city? Resident Abbe Jacobson '89 has some tips.
Arts & Culture
Explore new releases from members of the Kenyon community.
Arts & Culture
Songwriter Michelle Birsky '13 breaks down the inspiration behind her latest single.
Get back to the third floor of Ascension or campus coffee shop state of mind by discussing today’s trending literary works.
The Kenyon Review and the Office of Alumni Engagement have joined forces to create an online forum just for Kenyon readers. A new selection will be voted on every few months, and participants will share reactions, critiques and insights in a moderated forum.
In honor of the 2019 Kenyon Review Literary Festival award winner, the inaugural selection was T.C. Boyle’s “The Relive Box and Other Stories.” The next selection will be “The Vexations” by Caitlin Horrocks ’02. Sign up today at bookclub.kenyon.edu.
Organized in 1969 and formally recognized in 1970, the Black Student Union (BSU), which celebrated its 50th anniversary in September, addressed the need for support for the growing number of black students at Kenyon. In the 1974 Reveille, Geraldine Coleman Tucker ’74, the first woman president of the BSU, wrote, “The Black Student Union has become the central organ of the black students at Kenyon. It provides a forum in which we can exchange ideas and work toward the improvement of campus life for both present and future black students.”
After graduating, Anna Katherine Zibas ’19 missed seeing Moxie, Kenyon’s beloved, unofficial campus cat. So she “decided to make art out of him,”
she writes. “Here he is surveying his kingdom.”
Postcards and prints of the illustration are now for sale at the Kenyon College Bookstore.
Jonathan Alspaugh and his older sister have moved to a retirement community: Wesley Village in Wilmore, Kentucky, just south of Lexington. “The people are friendly, and the food is excellent. I’m one of the younger residents, but that won’t last long!” he writes.
Caroline G. Daugherty is pursuing a master’s in business analytics at MIT. “I live with Keely S. Lovato ’20 in Boston, and we love running together all around the city!”
“My oldest daughter, Elyse R. Sommer ’25, started her college journey with Kenyon’s Copenhagen cohort. Navigating college admissions during a pandemic was tricky and then rewarding. Visiting her will be as fun as next year’s parents’ weekend. Only Copenhagen’s cobblestone streets and bike lanes can compete with Middle Path’s fall leaves.”
— Lynne C. (Jarvela) Sommer, Aurora, Colorado