Peirce Playlist: Bop Your Sadness Away

Ronan Weber, ’20, posing as an Abercrombie & Fitch mannequin in the Alumni Dining Room.

So, if you’re like me and you try to get breakfast occasionally, there is the morning trek to Peirce. The sun is blinding even on a rainy day, and once you get to the doors they are somehow stuck again. This is the problem we face at Kenyon: how do we capture the emotions of a particular experience? The feeling of walking in the fresh air from the first year quad to Peirce and the immediate drowsiness of the dim yellow light of the entrance? The sudden entrance into the liminal, timeless and clock-less space that is the servery? Well, boy do I have the playlist for you.

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How to Tell Your Friend’s Life is Falling Apart by Their Choices on Spotify

If your friend is listening to The Used, there may be reason for concern

You can tell a lot about a person by the kind of music they listen to. If someone listens to a lot of punk music. then they’ll probably have a contrarian personality. With the rise of Spotify, it is now even easier to tell what kind of mood your friends are in than before. If you see the following music pop up on your friend’s Spotify, then their lives are totally falling apart. Trust me, I listen to a lot of music and took a semester of Psychology, so I’m totally qualified to make these diagnoses. Continue reading