Category: Guest Post

Guest Post: President Decatur missed Reich’s point

This guest post was authored by Jon Green ’14, former editor of the Observer. Last Wednesday, President Decatur responded to the title of a repost of an article by former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich. In the article, Reich argues that America sends too many students to four year colleges who would be better off in other avenues of postsecondary education.

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All in the Game: Free Will Viewed Through the Prism of The Wire

This guest post was written by Abe Nelson ’14. “If you knew he was going to rob the pot why even let him in the game?” –– McNulty “Got to, man. This is America.” –– The Witness The notions of moral responsibility and, by extension, free will are baked into our everyday interactions. From parents

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The Day I Went to Bed and Woke Up In 1984

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,

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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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5 Reasons Why Marco Rubio Won’t Win in 2016

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

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