I had thought of college as this place where you go and take classes and work in laboratories and do other serious, academic stuff. And while all of that is true, the reality of coming to Kenyon is that you are joining a community of people who are also actively choosing to spend time atop this hill in rural Ohio.
I want to get around by getting grease on my hands, to lubricate the chain, and mind the oil. I want to work, to learn the mechanical art.
Looking back on it, after spending a year on the Hill, coming to Kenyon was the best decision I could have made.
When I first learned about comps, I was more terrified than anything else. But looking back, the process of these senior exercises brought my fellow majors and me closer together, and helped us connect our passions in ways I never thought possible.
Students from warmer climates describe the magic of experiencing their first snowfalls in Gambier.