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Paper Playlist: Stuff we like

Paper Playlist: Stuff we like

Melissa Last May 5, 2017

STUFF WE LIKE Melissa: We’ve picked too many great songs this week for me to make a definitive pick. There are old favorites that are meaningful to me like “Dancing in the Moonlight” and fresher...

Paper Playlist: Study Tunes

Paper Playlist: Study Tunes

Melissa Last April 28, 2017

Because sometimes we all gotta study. Melissa: This week I’m split between choosing “Steady Rain and Thunder” by Rain Sounds and "Farmhouse" by Phish. Both great tunes for studying, one more intentionally...

Paper Playlist: Songs You Would Hear in a Movie Montage, You Know, Like When They Travel and Need to Condense Time

Paper Playlist: Songs You Would Hear in a Movie Montage, You Know, Like When They Travel and Need to Condense Time

Melissa Last April 21, 2017

Melissa: This week I have chosen “Send Me On My Way” by Rusted Root. Sadie: This week I have chosen “Send Me On My Way” by Rusted Root. In conclusion, the only song that should ever be played...

Paper Playlist: Long Songs!

Paper Playlist: Long Songs!

Melissa Last April 14, 2017

WAKE UP MILLENNIALS, and enjoy something that hasn’t been mass produced for radio play. These long jams are meant to challenge your gnat-like attention spans and open you up to real artistry. YOU’RE...

Paper Playlist: April Showers

Paper Playlist: April Showers

Melissa Last April 7, 2017

We don’t know what the title means, but it’s provocative? Please listen to these songs in the shower this month? Melissa: My pick this week is "Sedona" by Houndmouth. Contrary to popular belief, I’m...

Paper Playlist: Really Alternative Indie Songs Youve Never Heard of, Loser!

Paper Playlist: Really Alternative Indie Songs You’ve Never Heard of, Loser!

Melissa Last March 31, 2017

Melissa: If you haven’t heard of him before, young upstart from Fairfield CT, John Mayer is really worth checking out. His song “Waiting on the World to Change” is an anthem for anyone who has ever...

Paper Playlist: Spring Time/Uncuffing Season

Paper Playlist: Spring Time/Uncuffing Season

Melissa Last March 24, 2017

Melissa: My pick this week is “Fashion” by the Royal Concept – not because it fits this week’s theme super well, but because I’m super into it. The opening lyric made me laugh and instantly pulled...

Paper Playlist: Spring break

Paper Playlist: Spring break

Melissa Last March 10, 2017

Melissa: The song I’ve picked this week is “I Wear Glasses” by Mating Ritual. The song combines an upbeat, sunny feel with alternative rock undertones that you can vaguely dance to. If I were going...

Paper Playlist: Lady Empowerment

Paper Playlist: ‘Lady Empowerment’

Melissa Last March 3, 2017

Melissa: This week I’ve chosen “Electric Lady” by Janelle Monae (ft. Solange). The recent buzz around Monae’s performance in (the now Oscar-award-winning) Moonlight has me going back through her...

Paper Playlist: Blues for the Flus

Paper Playlist: Blues for the Flus

Melissa Last February 24, 2017

You are sick and so are these songs Melissa: My pick this week is Eric Clapton’s version of “Crossroads” from a live recording in San Diego. You have to respect the mind bending, blues influenced,...

Top 10 Ways to Avoid the Norovirus

Melissa Last March 11, 2016

Greetings Lafayette! Never have I been so glad to be so far away. I miss you all dearly, but rumor has it that campus is quite literally experiencing a plague. The fact that I'm informed on #noro2016 from...

Top 10 places to go on a Valentine’s date

Melissa Last February 16, 2016

Hello from the Southern Hemisphere! That’s right, this top ten is coming at you from abroad. You thought you had a semester without me, but you were wrong. You can’t get rid of me. You can’t escape. This...

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