Our latest print issue is now online for you to read.
Our writers take on a host of hot topics at Kenyon in our last publication of the semester, from the endowment to the housing lottery and all points in between.
I began organizing “Hoodie Day” just over 24 hours ago. I was frustrated by the apathy and the lack of action or discourse on this campus regarding not just the tragic death of Trayvon Martin, but a series of racially charged incidents in the media in the last few weeks. Continue reading
The A.V. is TKO’s occasional foray into politics via multimedia.
On top of being an Academy Award nominated actor and occasional indie rock singer, Ryan Gosling is also quite the political activist. He’s campaigned against slaughterhouse cruelty, supported the clean up after Hurricane Katrina, and is now narrating and producing a new documentary about political apathy amongst today’s young people. The film, called #ReGENERATION, will be released in May and deals with this generation’s social and political frustration that lead to the Occupy Wall Street movement. I’ve posted the trailer above and it’s worth checking out, if only to see a parade of radical and conservative luminaries like Noam Chomsky, Andrew Bacevich, and the late Howard Zinn bemoan the current state of cynicism among today’s youth and ponder the factors that contributed to that cynicism. Continue reading