Section: Editorial

Staff Editorial: Return your cups

Last week, Student Council reported that the generous “Cups for Candy” program, a kindly effort to retrieve purloined Peirce cups with sweets while protecting the identities of the guilty, was moderately successful with 300 cups handed over. Meanwhile, 1,700 cups continue to remain missing in action — almost as many cups as Kenyon students — illustrating either a widespread churlishness or a very ambitious immaturity among a few individuals. It is simply sad that Lords and Ladies must be bribed with candy to return a meager 15 percent of the dining hall’s cup collection. Bemoaning environmental wastefulness in the world is silly when Peirce runs out of reusable cups an hour into lunch, which they only have to use due to the persistent shortage of plastic cups. The Collegian is taking up the cry: return your cups. Or AVI might have to ground you.

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