31 Songs From 1980-2010 That Still Compel College Kids To Grab The AUX

31 Songs From 1980-2010 That Still Compel College Kids To Grab The AUX

Because throwbacks weren't just meant for Thursdays.

So you are probably thinking that music from the '80s has never been played at a current day college party.

Or you might be thinking that music from the early 2000s has never been played either. Yet, some of the greatest hits come from both of these times. Nothing gets a party started like some throwback songs, especially those you may have forgotten about but desperately need a comeback.

Someone grab the aux and let's get the party started:

1. "Funkytown" by Lipps, Inc. (1980)

2. "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" by Pat Benatar (1981)

3. "We Got The Beat" by The Go-Go's (1982)

4. "Sexual Healing" by Marvin Gaye (1983)

5. "Thriller" by Michael Jackson (1984)

6. "Don't You (Forget About Me)" by Simple Minds (1985)

7. "You Give Love A Bad Name" by Bon Jovi (1986)

8. "Fight For Your Right" by Beastie Boys (1987)

9. "Never Gonna Give You Up" by Rick Astley (1988)

10. "Welcome To The Jungle" by Guns N' Roses (1989)

11. "Ice Ice Baby" by Vanilla Ice (1990)

12. "Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)" by C+C Music Factory (1991)

13. "Baby Got Back" by Sir Mix-A-Lot (1992)

14. "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)" by The Proclaimers (1993)

15. "Gin and Juice" by Snoop Dogg (1994)

16. "This Is How We Do It" by Montell Jordan (1995)

17. "Macarena" by Los del Rio (1996)

18. "Hypnotize" by The Notorious B.I.G (1997)

19. "Gettin' Jiggy Wit It" by Will Smith (1998)

20. "Mambo No. 5" by Lou Bega (1999)

21. "Jumpin' Jumpin'" by Destiny's Child (2000)

22. "It Wasn't Me" by Shaggy (2001)

23. "Get The Party Started" by P!nk (2002)

24. "In Da Club" by 50 Cent (2003)

25. "Tipsy" by J-Kwon (2004)

26. "Don't Cha" by The Pussycat Dolls (2005)

27. "Promiscuous" by Nelly Furtado (2006)

28. "Smack That" by Akon (2007)

29. "Low" by Flo Rida (2008)

30. "Single Ladies" by Beyonce (2009)

31. "Rude Boy" by Rihanna (2010)

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13 Quotes For All Of Us Empowered Female-Identifying People Out There

For the days when you need to be reminded that you are really doing the dang thing and doing it well.


For the days when you need to be reminded that you are really doing the dang thing and doing it well.

1. Do you really need someone else's permission, acceptance, wink, or nod, or are you ready to give these to yourself? -The Universe

I get notes from the Universe everyday and all of them are so amazing and inspiring. There might be a few of them on this list. You can sign up for your own notes from the universe here.

2. The princess saves herself in this one. -Amanda Lovelace

The quote is based off a book called The Princess Saves Herself In This One, which is a collection of poetry about resilience, you can get the book here.

3. I'm made of more than you think. -Snow White, Mirror, Mirror

4. Other people's perception of you ain't none of your business. -Lisa Nichols


5. Do you realize how many events and choices that had to occur since the birth of the universe leading to the making of just exactly the way you are? -Mrs. Which, A Wrinkle In Time

I love this because it really hits home how so many right and wrong decisions led to the creation of you and how you should appreciate the good and the bad because without either of them you wouldn't be exactly who you were supposed to be.

6. You can't stop what's done to you. You can only survive it. -Rachel, Georgia Rule 

This brings up an important theme of my life that I'm still trying to figure out. The only thing you can control in your life is how you react to what happens to you.

7. Don't let anyone ever make you feel like you don't deserve what you want. -Patrick Verona, 10 Things I Hate About You

8. No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. -Queen Clarisse, The Princess Diaries

9. No trifling of the past, no matter how great, can tarnish the brilliance of eternity. -The Universe

10. People who are insignificant to your future shouldn't have an impact on your present.

Someone once told me this, and although I can't remember the person, this quote has always stuck with me.

11. Talented, brilliant, incredible, amazing, show stopping, spectacular, never the same, totally unique, completely not ever been done before. -Lady Gaga

You know what... I think she was talking about you.

12. Tell yourself it's easy. Tell yourself often. Make it an affirmation. Eat, sleep, breathe it, and you life shall be transformed. -The Universe

13. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. -Mark Twain 

Go on then, be empowered and trust your instincts, you've got big things coming... I can tell.

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