Weekday Playlist: Walking to Class


It’s 9:58 on a Friday morning. You stand just inside the doorway of Old K, not quite ready to make your way to class and attempt to bullshit your way through your third day in a row of not doing the reading. You need something something special to get you going and thankfully, you know just the thing. You take a deep breath, grab your headphones, and hit play on your favorite Pete Davidson-themed playlist. You skip along Middle Path, humming all the way, until just before you fling open the glass doors of the Gund Gallery, an even better song starts to play! Now you’ll have to wait outside as you appreciate every soulful note because you can’t just stop art in it’s tracks, right? Right. As you sway back and forth, watching all of your classmates shuffle into the building without you, you decide that next time, you’ll be smarter. You’ll choose a song that’s exactly the length of your walk to class, right down to the second. But what will it be? Well, the Thrill has a few suggestions…

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Distract Yo’ Self: Lady Gaga’s “White Christmas”

You’ve been back on campus for mere hours, but we know you’re already looking for ways to procrastinate. Why not let the sweet vibrato-y tones of Lady Gaga’s cover of Irving Berlin’s classic “White Christmas” (from her extravagant ABC special, A Very Gaga Thanksgiving) wash over you? If only for three minutes, you can skip over the drudgery and sorrow of the next three weeks and be deposited into the beauty that is Winter Break/Christmas/the Winter Solstice/Festivus/etc.