It’s perhaps the most fundamentally Millenial social experiment ever conducted, and it’s still going strong. After nearly ten days, Twitch is still playing Pokemon. For the uninitiated, Twitch is a bot that operates a game emulator – in this case Pokemon Red/Blue – by taking commands from users. Type ‘a’ into the chat box, and Twitch
Returning from a year-long hiatus, in Netflix’s own drag-out-and-drop fashion, the second season of the Emmy-winning political drama House of Cards was finally released to the eagerly-awaiting public on February 14 in its entirety of 13 episodes. The story follows Francis Underwood (Kevin Spacey), the cold and calculating congressman who began his rise to power in
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.
It’s one of Kenyon’s most well-known, but endangered traditions, and I’m definitely not the first to lodge this complaint, but I’ll go for it anyway: What’s up with all of these cell phones on Middle Path? Most of us knew the ins and outs, as well as the rules, of Middle Path by the time
In conjunction with Social Justice Week here at Kenyon, the Kenyon Observer will be running a series of posts continuing discussion related to social justice both on and off-campus. The recent kerfuffle over the Kenyon Collegian‘s article on former student Stephen Zingarelli’s indictment for rape and gross sexual imposition led to a meta-debate over the
The AV is TKO’s occasional foray into politics via multimedia. Many Kenyon students are familiar with the Seattle-based hip-hop team of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis (who played a show at the Horn Gallery a while back). When the independently released track for their newest song, “Same Love” (featuring Mary Lambert) hit YouTube two weeks ago,