Quintessential Kenyon: Student Life, Uncut

Madeleine Thompson

Class of 2015
Major  —  Political Science
Hometown  —  Atlanta

Madeleine is a political science major with a thing for words, bagels and her hometown of Atlanta. She is in a loving, committed relationship with the Kenyon Collegian, of which she is editor-in-chief. She is currently having moderate success training for her first 5K, and she wants to be a journalist when she grows up. 

Need a Break? Read.

By Madeleine Thompson on September 2, 2014

Last spring I discovered the cure for those unfortunate moments when you have a lot of assigned reading behind you and a lot ahead, and all you really want to do is watch “Parks and Rec” until you pass out. Are you ready? Here it is: Read for fun.

Salaam, Farewell, I Hate to Say Goodbye

By Madeleine Thompson on January 6, 2014

Before Morocco, I was pretty Type A. I liked knowing what I would probably be doing next week on any given day, I liked plans, I liked staying inside the lines. I hated being late, I wasn’t a fan of change, and I didn’t go out of my way to try new things. Morocco forced a lot of that rigidity out of me. 

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