8 Times Freddie Mercury Described What Life As A College Student Was Like

8 Times Freddie Mercury Described What Life As A College Student Was Like

Mercury is more relatable than you'd think.


Queen has always been one of my favorite bands. They're great, but the best part of this iconic rock band had to be the lead singer, Freddie Mercury. His charm, charisma, and energy always blew every crowd away, and with the release of the movie "Bohemian Rhapsody," Mercury is still the reigning Queen of Rock 'N' Roll.

Although we didn't grow up while Mercury was alive and thriving, I think there's a big group of people in their late teens and early twenties who still adore him. Freddie Mercury was a drama queen, and never lacked the courage to do what he wanted to do, and his energy and expressions can be found in the life of modern college students.

1. Deciding to skip class

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We've all woken up 5 minutes before class starts, unshowered and uncaring, and thought, "Nope, no class today." I usually tell myself something similar to this quote whenever I try to convince myself to go. Sometimes it's okay not to give a shit.

2. Getting an A on a test or assignment when you thought for sure it was a fail

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Feeling like a queen when you're sure you failed that test, but get it back and it's an A or B. There's no better feeling, and you can tell Mercury knows what that feels like dressed in his royal, extravagant outfit.

3. Realizing you had something due in that class like yesterday

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The assignment. Pulled the trigger on that assignment because your professor's probably going to take like 10% of the total score even if you turned it in 5 minutes after the deadline. RIP.

4. Taking that needed time off and sleeping the whole day

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Sometimes we all need a day by ourselves to cope with the stress of last week, or the one coming up, and Mercury completely gets this in the gif above — it's okay just to think about yourself and "fuck everybody else" for a little bit.

5. When the teacher calls on you and you have no idea what class you're even in at the moment

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We all have that one class that you basically use as a study hall, but every once in a while the teacher decides to randomly call on people and you get screwed because you're never paying attention anyhow. This is that look of contempt and confusion that's usually passing over your face right after the professor calls your name.

6. "Stand up, say your name, major, and a fun fact about yourself"

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This one pretty much speaks for itself, but I think it's a common opinion that professors need to stop doing this at the beginning of each semester. Nobody's going to remember anyone's name until like week 4 anyhow.

7. Waiting for breaks like...

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We're always counting the days until the end of the semester or days until holiday breaks so we can "break free" from stress and classes for at least a little while...

8. Studying and still getting a bad test grade

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This is one of the worst feelings ever. Thinking you're prepared because of the hours and hours of writing and studying you did for a good grade on that big exam and then getting lower than a C.

Freddie Mercury is one of the most iconic celebrities from the 70s and 80s. His style, attitude, and confidence were wonderful throughout his lifetime, but his character is still relevant even today. May his legacy live on, and may his lyrics help us get through the rough classes for the rest of our academic careers.

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Every Song At Your Seventh Grade Dance Party, Ranked

Side bangs and Tiffany heart necklaces may fade away, but T-Pain and Akon are forever.

Ah, middle school in the mid-2000s. What a time to be alive. Your Facebook wall was filled with flair, your Abercrombie denim shorts were so short they made your mom cringe, and writing song lyrics in your assignment notebook, on your Converse, in your AIM screen name, and on your jeans was your thing.

As fun as it was to write out your fave lyrics in bubble letters in your BFFs yearbook, the real fun started when you got invited (by a paper invitation handed out at school, of course) to a dance party.

Bar Mitzvah? Yup.

Twelfth birthday party?

You're in. Last day of school bash? Check, check, double check.

What made these magical, 7 to 10 p.m. parties where your parents drove and Emily's parents picked up so magical, you may ask? Obviously, the jams. Here's every song you didn't really know how to dance to because the lyrics were really explicit for a12-year-old, ranked.

21. "Party Like A Rockstar"

Why You Loved It: Nothing made you feel cooler than acting like a rockstar, and the unbelievable repetitiveness made it all too easy for your young ears to understand.

Lyric Most Likely To Be Your Away Message: "T-t-t-totally dude!"

20. "Big Things Poppin'"

Why You Loved It: Major pump-up song for when you were getting ready for a game. You knew the lyrics were actually more explicit, but you used your Mom's email for your iTunes account, and you didn't want to get in trouble, so you bought the clean version.

Lyric Most Likely To Be Your Away Message: "Big things poppin' and little things stoppin'."

19. "2 Step Remix"

Why You Loved It: Instant competition to see whose feet were the fastest. Remix is better, because T-Pain.

Lyric Most Likely To Be Your Away Message: "Now get jiggy wit' it."

18. "In Da Club"

Why You Loved It: It was THE best song to play at somebody's birthday party.

Lyric Most Likely To Be Your Away Message: "Go shorty, it's ya birthday. We gonna party like it's yo' birthday."

17. "Smack That "

Why You Loved It: It was basically the first raunchy song you heard in sixth grade. Nostalgia, you know?

Lyric Most Likely To Be Your Away Message: "Smack that, all on the floor."

16. "This Is Why I'm Hot"

Why You Loved It: Perfect caption for your new Facebook profile pic!

Lyric Most Likely To Be Your Away Message: "I'm hot 'cause I'm fly, you ain't 'cause you not!"

15. "Pop Bottles"

Why You Loved It: There was nothing like winning a county title and celebrating with this one.

Lyric Most Likely To Be Your Away Message: "OK we poppin' champagne like we won the championship game!"

14. "Tipsy"

Why You Loved It: The only drink available at your party was Sprite, but the sugar high was enough for you to act turned up.

Lyric Most Likely To Be Your Away Message: "Teen drinking is very bad. YO I GOT A FAKE ID THOUGH!"

13. "Drop It Like It's Hot"

Why You Loved It: The tongue click. Obviously.

Lyric Most Likely To Be Your Away Message: "SnoooooooOOp!"

12. "Pop, Lock, and Drop It"

Why You Loved It: Your dancer friends looked so cool when they popped, locked, and dropped it. You thought you could, too.

Lyric Most Likely To Be Your Away Message: "If yo' mama gave it to you baby girl let it show."

11. "Laffy Taffy"

Why You Loved It: The simple, three-beat count that played the entire duration of the song made it easy to snap to.

Lyric Most Likely To Be Your Away Message: "Girl this ain't a dance floor, this a candy store."

10. "Yeah!"

Why You Loved It: Intro got you HYPE. You loved the clap at the end, too. Lil' Jon got the beat to make your booty go (clap).

Lyric Most Likely To Be Your Away Message: "Peace up. A-town down."

9. "Sexy Can I?"

Why You Loved It: So polite. I mean, what other rapper asks before making a move? Thanks, Ray J.

Lyric Most Likely To Be Your Away Message: "It's a Kodak moment, let me go and get my camera."

8. "Crank That"

Why You Loved It: Any dance that ended in you attempting to fly like Superman was a winner.

Lyric Most Likely To Be Your Away Message: "Haters get mad 'cause I got me some bathin' apes."

7. "Low"

Why You Loved It: The dance came out, and suddenly you had a routine to perform with your besties.

Lyric Most Likely To Be Your Away Message: "Shorty had them apple-bottom jeans, boots with the fur."

6. "Cyclone"

Why You Loved It: [Moves body around in violent attempt to get crush to look at you.]

Lyric Most Likely To Be Your Away Message: "She ain't even playin' when she shakin' that rumpa."

5. "Get Low"

Why You Loved It: So easy to dance to, and it gave you an excuse to scream at the top of your lungs.

Lyric Most Likely To Be Your Away Message: "To the window...to the wall!"

4. "We Fly High"

Why You Loved It: One word: BALLIN'.

Lyric Most Likely To Be Your Away Message: "BALLIN'!"

3. "Lollipop"

Why You Loved It: This song made you feel bad. Definitely not appropriate for your age group. Oh well?

Lyric Most Likely To Be Your Away Message: "Shorty wanna thug..."

2. "Buy U A Drank"

Why You Loved It: T-Pain was the GOAT. Also, you loved singing "Ooh, ooh, whoa-oh, whoa-oh," with all your pals.

Lyric Most Likely To Be Your Away Message: "Baby girl, what's your name?"

1. "Whatever You Like"

Why You Loved It: Honestly, I still love this song. It is not uncommon for me to put this on at every fraternity I enter. In the words of Tom Haverford, it's a banger.

Lyric Most Likely To Be Your Away Message: "Baby you can have whatever you like."

Honorable Mentions:

"Bartender," "The Way I Live," "Stronger," "Walk It Out," "Kiss Kiss," "Salt Shaker." All good jams.

Ladies and gentlemen, there you have it. Middle school may have been the worst three years of your life, but at least you suffered through it with some quality tunes playing on your iPod nano.

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We All Know A Jordyn Woods And I Just Don't Understand Why It's So Hard For Women To Respect Each Other

Jordyn might have been Kylie's best friend, but a huge part of being someone's friend is being able to respect and value their family.


For those of you who may be behind on pop culture, don't keep up, or just live under a rock, the Kardashian Jenner clan constantly makes their way into various headlines every week. Usually, they're idiotic complaints about their outfits, describing how big a first birthday party was, or what lip kits are newly released. But this week, something different surfaced the internet. Tristan Thompson, Khloe Kardashian's baby daddy, was caught in yet, ANOTHER cheating scandal. This time with youngest sister Kylie Jenner's ride-or-die best friend, Jordyn Woods.

To anybody who knows the Kardashians, you'd know that Jordyn and Kylie are truly the dynamic duo who do everything together. Going on various vacations, releasing a collaboration makeup collection, and living together in Kylie's home. Talk about the ultimate blindside.

This isn't Tristan's first cheating scandal, either. He was caught cheating on Khloe Kardashian during her pregnancy of their now ten-month-old daughter, True. Khloe chose to look past this on focusing on what was best for her daughter's life. She valued that True had a relationship with Tristan, even after how poorly he treated Khloe. Khloe is someone who chooses to see the good in everyone else and knew that even though Tristan couldn't be a good partner, he would make a great dad.

Jordyn Woods has been an honorary member of the Kardashian-Jenner family, as she and Kylie have been friends for years now. She seemed like a loyal friend and even modeled for Khloe Kardashian's clothing line Good American during their debut line.

Unfortunately, we all know our very know Jordyn Woods, and some of us have experienced our own version of her. I just don't understand why it's too hard for women to respect each other. What Jordyn did is so unbelievably disrespectful to not only Khloe and Kylie but to the entire family. Especially since Jordyn saw how hard times were and how difficult the situation became when Tristan betrayed Khloe the first time. By being so close to their family, Jordyn saw first hand how upset everyone was and how the overall environment was different for their entire family. Clearly, she was fake with sympathy and didn't care since she showed no remorse by making out with him at a party.

As a woman, if you know another woman is in a relationship, what gives you the right to go mess around in a situation that you damn well know you don't belong in? As a decent human being, how do you possibly do that to your best friend and their family? Jordyn might have been Kylie's best friend, but a huge part of being someone's friend is being able to respect and value their family.

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