Gem of the Week: “River”-Joni Mitchell

Song: “River” Artist: Joni Mitchell Album: Blue (1971) There’s usually a little melancholia in every Christmas music rotation, and certainly enough of these downcast songs qualify as classics –whether it’s Dan Fogelberg’s “Same Old Lang Syne”, your quintessential, heartsick ode to ‘the one that got away’, or Wham!’s whiny, 1984 smacking synth-ballad, “Last Christmas”. The best…

Senioritis. (or: “College: Ain’t Nobody Got Time 4 Dat”)

As Fall semester comes to a close, and our college student brains are put to rest for a solid, two-month period of laze and gluttony, a time otherwise known as “Winter Break”, I realize that my ability to absorb information, nor care about it, is steadily dwindling. Although I think this affliction started in…let’s see…September,…