The Fairfield Mirror (or The Mirror) is the student newspaper of Fairfield University in Fairfield, Connecticut. It is an editorially independent, student-run publication that publishes weekly on Wednesdays during the academic year with additional issues during commencement and orientation. The Mirror staff has won numerous Excellence in Journalism Awards from the Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists. In 2013, the newspaper won second place in the Apple Awards category of Best Newspaper with an audience of fewer than 5,000 students.
The weather is getting warmer and barbecue season is upon us. Now with Independence Day right around the corner, gather your friends and fire up the grill with these tunes blasting for a guaranteed great time.
1. “It Ain’t Me (with Selena Gomez)” by Kygo
The fast rhythm of the song will keep your friends upbeat and dancing through the heat.
2. “Nights Like These” by TANO|MARK MUSIC
Check out Fairfield’s own, Gaetano Annunziata as he collaborates with friend, Mark Supik on their new summer release. Go Stags!
3. “Despacito (Remix)” by Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee, Justin Bieber
Arguably one of the most popular songs so far this summer, it is a must-have on any music compilation that you make for the season.
4. “Dirt” by Florida Georgia Line
Of course, with the sun shining and cold drinks coming, you have to include some country music, like this tune from FGL.
5. “Chained to the Rhythm” by Katy Perry
Katy Perry is making a comeback, and this hit song is proof.
6. “Margaritaville” by Jimmy Buffett
Make sure that you toss in a classic, like this song from Jimmy Buffett (or any, and all, Bruce Springsteen tunes).
7. “Location” by Khalid
Though slower than other selections, “Location” is still catchy and will keep you in good spirits while you relax in the warm weather.
8. “Somewhere on a Beach” by Dierks Bentley
Another country selection, Bentley’s song will perfectly compliment any outdoor atmosphere, from pool to beach side.