10 Songs To Listen To At Your Graduation
1. “Graduation (Friends Forever)” by Vitamin C
This song is the most obvious graduation anthem. It should really be retitled to “Graduation (Friends Forever Until We Move On And Have Catch Up Lunches And Start To Ignore Each Other Text Messages}”, but I guess that’s not as catchy.
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Pick a book that you loved, a book you hope the recipient will come to love, too, and fill it with Post-It notes or scraps of paper with your notes at your favorite parts.
Wake up early. Go to the only grocery store open. Notice how desolate the city and streets become on days like today. Wander the aisles for an hour. Smile at the other customers who make eye contact with you.
19. You genuinely feel offended when someone asks you, “Isn’t it a little early for Christmas?”
We’re told rape is illegal and that bad people commit rape, but that isn’t enough to stop us. Our society breeds the idea that sexual assault is ok. Maybe not that it is ‘ok’, but that it is at least excusable. 1 out 4 women will be sexually assaulted before they graduate college, and only 3 out of 100 accused rapists will ever see jail time (out of the 40 out of 100 rape accounts that will ever even be reported to police).