The sun was setting, the speakers were blaring and UT students sang along with all their favorite Yellowcard songs. While most college students can only dream about partying with rock stars, the first UT concert board got that opportunity at the very first Party in the Park.
During history lessons in elementary school, if we weren’t talking about slaves then chances are we’d be discussing Martin Luther King Jr., maybe Rosa Parks-perhaps Michael Jordan or Shaq in which case it was probably a friend of mine talking, not a teacher.
On the merits of her infectious song “Mercy,” Welsh singer Duffy has been propelled into musical superstardom. Touted as Amy Winehouse 2.0, Duffy is more of an acquired taste than the lush beehived chanteuse. Her high-pitched, gritty vocals may turn off some initially.
It’s finally aummer and for many students this means that they have “permission to do absolutely nothing”. Whether summer school, a job, or relaxing by the beach dictates your summer schedule, they are no matches for the seductive sweet smells of summer. Fruit-based drinks referred during the school year as “fruity, pansy drinks” are suddenly the staple for every summer party.
We’ve seen every season of the TV show. We’ve followed the lives of Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda. We’ve shrieked over their baby bumps and cried over other shocking bumps in the road. We’ve laughed over countless Cosmos and raged over heartbreaking heartthrobs.