Category: Culture

Twitch Plays Pokemon as the Internet Quests for Justice

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

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The AV: House of Cards Season 2 (No Spoilers, We Promise!)

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

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Letter to the Editors: In Response to “If You Can Play, You Can Listen”

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.

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Social Justice Week: Silver Linings on the Frustrating Unsaid

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

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