Kenyon News Digest, February 15, 2011

"Great American Novelist" at Kenyon
Award-winning author Jonathan Franzen visits Kenyon on February 16 and 17 for lectures and a discussion.

Race and Democracy
Cornel West, an outspoken advocate for racial justice, will lecture and lead a discussion on "Race and Democracy in the Age of Obama" this Friday.

Phling It!
Philander's Phling, Kenyons's winter semi-formal, attempts to ease students out of their long underwear and into a night of high fashion and fun.

Antigone Revisited
A dynamic group of students and faculty, including a cast of twenty-five and a production team of twenty-two, took the stage this month in a modern-language version of the ancient Greek tragedy Antigone.

Don't Forget to Vote
Watch your mailbox: Kenyon's Alumni Ballot will be mailed this week. All ballots must be received by the Office of Alumni and Parent Programs no later than April 15th. You may fax your signed ballot to 740-427-5454.

Wall-to-Wall Fans
A Kenyon Facebook photo contest drew fans displaying their purple pride—here, there, and everywhere.

80s Facebook Group 1500 Strong!
If you attended Kenyon College at any time during the 1980s, you are cordially invited to join us! Reconnect with old friends and connect with new ones. Share your memories, view and upload old pictures, listen to some great '80s music, cast your vote in a poll or two.

Support Kenyon: Meet the Challenge
Have you made your gift to the Kenyon Fund? A $1 million Trustee Challenge fund will match each new dollar donated to the Kenyon Fund and Kenyon Parents Fund with a dollar for financial aid for current students. A "new dollar" is any new amount over the previous year's contribution. Please show your support and make an online gift at

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Save the Date

Reunion Weekend:
May 27-29, 2011


Men's Tennis
Lords even up record with win over Kalamazoo. More....

Women's Indoor Track
Ladies break two records at All-Ohio meet. More....

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