Ben Hunkler

Kenyon College Office of Communications Intern

Right-brained undergraduate student with nearly three years of writing and communications experience looking to make a difference with words.


Kenyon College Office of Communications

Listening with Purpose · Along Middle Path

In a recent interview with Vox's Ezra Klein, President Sean Decatur summarized the national anxiety over the future of community and civil discourse. "What does it mean to navigate in that type of [diverse] world? How do you connect and relate to each other?" he asked.

Confronting Injustice · Along Middle Path

How has systemic racial injustice shaped American life? Michelle Alexander, author of "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness," shares her expert insight in a moderated Q&A on Friday, Sept. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in Rosse Hall.

Probing Podcast · Along Middle Path

The Enfield, New Hampshire, native was more interested in the hopping, prowling, flying world of animals. For most of her childhood, she wanted to become one. McPeek has by now accepted her opposable thumbs, using them to pursue her passions of practicing and communicating science.

Prized Teacher · Along Middle Path

Professor Miriam Dean-Otting '74, a cornerstone of Kenyon's Department of Religious Studies, has been named the second Donald L. Rogan Professor of Religious Studies. The professorship, established in 2001 through a generous gift from Caroline "Coty" Sidnam '74 and Myer Berlow '72, honors the late Kenyon chaplain and professor emeritus of religious studies Donald Rogan.

Celebrating Identity · Along Middle Path

This month, renowned and rising black artists from across the country are making their way to the Hill to lead Kenyon in honoring Black History Month 2018. The celebration, organized by the Black Student Union (BSU) and funded in part by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, will feature a series of events including poetry readings, empathy practicums and dance workshops.

The Collegian Magazine

The Collegian Magazine
Life After 105 Sandusky Street

A factory that was once the center of Mount Vernon life is closing down after nearly 200 years. What now? On August 25, 140 former employees of the Cooper Energy Services factory in Mount Vernon gathered in the Knox County Historical Society building for their annual potluck.

Public Religion Research Institute

Fight Against Voter Purge Continues in Ohio | PRRI

In June, the U.S. Supreme Court narrowly upheld an Ohio law allowing elections officials to remove voters from the rolls if they have not voted in six years nor responded to government mailings, even if they would otherwise be fully eligible to vote.

The Kenyon Collegian

The Kenyon Collegian
After move, Village Market boasts new style, bigger inventory

After more than twenty years in its Farr Hall residence, the Village Market has moved out. In accordance with the Kenyon Master Plan, the Market was moved this summer to its new location on the corner of Chase Avenue and West Brooklyn Street, where the Black Box Theater used to be.

Licking County Foundation

The Newark Advocate
Licking County Foundation donor profile: Molly Ingold

Molly Ingold was born and raised in Upper Arlington. Newark, though, is the place she has chosen to call home. Since moving here to coach tennis, she has devoted most of her professional career to serving the greater Licking County community, taking on administrative positions with the Hospice of Central Ohio, Licking Memorial Hospital, and the City of Newark, to name a few.

The Newark Advocate
Foundation has helped Midland reach renaissance

For generations, the historic Midland Theatre in downtown Newark stood as the cultural epicenter of Licking County. Countless families depended on the elegant theater, erected in 1928, for an evening of fine entertainment. Yet, decades ago, the storied building was nearly lost to history.