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Peirce Pub closing hours confirmed to be 1 a.m.

For some Kenyon students, the spookiest part of Halloween weekend was Peirce Pub closing earlier than expected.

In an email sent to the student body on Oct. 27, Director of Student Engagement Laura Kane misidentified the hours of Peirce Pub as 7:30 p.m. until 1:30 a.m. The Pub actually closes at 1 a.m. Kane regrets the mistake.

“It was just what my understanding was based off of the fact that I had been involved in conversations a long time ago about what students would like,” she said.

The Pub closes at one because that is as late as their liquor license allows service. At that point, all alcohol must be off the tables, according to Kim Novak, AVI’s resident director. There has been some discussion of extending the hours of the liquor license, but no actual change is expected in the near future.

“[Liquor licenses are] hard to get,” Novak said, “and we have a lot of … different events that happen on campus that we have to protect our liquor license and provide the proper services the law requires.”

In the meantime, according to Kane, the College is looking into extending food service hours.


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