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Sentry staff picks: heat waves

With nearly as many featured artists as words in the song title, it’s no wonder that Barney Artist’s “Good To Be Home” offers a collective take on the many meanings of home. Barney, Loyle Carner, and Rebel Kleff all offer their individual verse styles and

Songs for walking to class

It is a new and exciting time of year, when transitions are being made from one grade to the next, from high school to college, from college to the mystical realm of the “real world.” The time everyone has between classes is one of these

Songs to unpack to

Moving into a dorm or apartment to begin a new chapter as a college freshman can seem daunting with stacks of boxes needing to be moved and unpacked. Instead of grueling over this labor in silence, up-beat songs can ease this transition and make it

Study break songs

Half of the battle for kicking butt in a class is just sitting down and doing the work. A good way to encourage actually doing the work? Reward the hard work with the perfect study break. Detox the brain and prevent throwing off the study

End of semester celebration tracks – staff picks

Songs perfect for celebrating the end of the semester  Wait for the sun to set and watch the bats dance across the sky in the fading twilight. Settle down on a warm summer eve to celebrate another finished semester. Even though the pandemic limits the

Love sucks but these songs don’t

Sentry staff picks love songs for the perfect Valentine’s Day playlist “I Found Her Among the Aliens,” sung by Molly Kirby, is the perfect song for Valentine’s Day. The lyrics are soft but bold and talk about the otherworldly beauty of their partner. Lyrics like,