Top 10 Songs That Best Describe 2020 NEIU


Jae Kim, Writer

1. “Don’t Come Around Here No More” by Tom Petty and the Heartbreaker

NEIU Administration


2. “Thank U, Next” by Ariana Grande

        NEIU Faculty at the end of the semester 


3. “It’s Tricky” by Run DMC

It’s tricky to work at a Target but be right on time for the next Zoom class. It’s tricky… tricky, tricky, trrrrricky!


4. “You Gotta Fight For Your Right to Party!” by Beastie Boys

For the aggressive party people among us


 5. “Here, There, And Everywhere” by The Beatles 

Just three places you want to go during quarantine


6. “I Can’t Breathe” by DAX

“Have you ever felt this weight on your chest. That makes it feel like you can’t breathe? I have”


7. “It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)” by R.E.M

When you are realists.


8. “I Will Survive” by Gloria Gaynor

At first, I was afraid, I was petrified. Kept thinking I could never get used to distance learning. But as long as I know I can graduate this semester I know I will stay alive. I will survive. 


9. “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” by The Rolling Stones

When you receive the diploma in the mail but no ‘Pomp and Circumstance Marches.’


10. “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba

For all of us who are worse for wear but are hoping for a better 2021.

“I get knocked down, but I get up again. You’re never gonna keep me down.”