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Letter to the Editor | Tuesday, March 24, 2009

With the recent controversy of Obama’s selection as this year’s commencement speaker at graduation, I have put together a short list of songs that I feel summarize the reactions (and some reactions to reactions) that this issue has sparked in our student body and beyond: 1. “It’s the End of the World as We Know It (and I Feel Fine)” – R.E.M, 2. “We Can Work It Out” – The Beatles, 3. “Grounds for Divorce” – Wolf Parade, 4. “The Best Day Ever” – Spongebob Squarepants, 5. “Don’t Come Around Here No More” – Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, 6. “Idiot Wind” – Bob Dylan, 7. “I Don’t Care” – The Ramones, 8. “What Have I Done to Deserve This?” – The Pet Shop Boys, 9. “J*zz In My Pants” – The Lonely Island.

Ryan Simmons


Keough Hall

March 23