Recently, the American Studies Association (ASA) chose to endorse an academic boycott on all Israeli institutions of higher education. In response, the American Studies department at Kenyon rescinded its membership in the ASA, and President Sean Decatur, in a written statement, rejected the principle of academic boycotts. Over the past two weeks, the Observer compiled reactions to the decision from
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This guest post comes from Marcela Colmenares ’13, who is currently working in Washington, D.C. at the Center for Democracy and Development in the Americas. A couple of days ago, my hometown of Caracas, Venezuela woke up dressed in the perfect Halloween costume: Its walls were plastered with posters depicting three faces that everybody knows,
The following letter was submitted by Samuel Lagasse ’16, who is the Vice President of Kenyon Athletes for Equality and a member of Kenyon’s Men’s Cross Country team. He writes in response to the cover story of yesterday’s issue, “If You Can Play, You Can Listen,” written by Molly O’Connor, which can be found here.
The Kenyon Observer is pleased to accept the Thrill‘s challenge to a game of kickball. We look forward to arranging a time and place in the near future so we can publicize the heinous beat-down that the campus news organization has brought upon itself. In short: Game on.
In conjunction with his visit to Kenyon, American Enterprise Institute scholar in residence Charles Murray took some time to answer some of our editors’ questions relating to academic and political pursuits, rigor and debate.
The Kenyon Observer welcomes back former contributor Jacob Smith ’12, who is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This post originally appeared on Margin of Error on Tuesday, February 12th, 2013. The original article can be found here. This evening, a strong contender for the