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Hi! I'm Andre. I'm a senior double major in Political Science and Spanish at Butler and I'll be graduating in 2014.

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Music Monday: Beyoncé Bowl

Beyoncé won the Super Bowl this year.

Instead of watching the Puppy Bowl this year, I decided to watch the real version. Only because Beyoncé was the halftime performer. I would also like to point out the fact that I correctly chose the winner of the game which means I’m on a two year win streak on choosing the winner of the Super Bowl. Maybe I should try to make money off of my talent in the future.

Now on to the performance… I thought it was great! Beyoncé looked spectacular, the song choices were great, and Destiny’s Child reunited! I was only disappointed in the fact that she did not sing a new song but the performance was still great nonetheless! She is supposed to be attending the Grammys this upcoming Sunday so hopefully she will be making a surprise performance with a brand new song! It’ll make my life complete.

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Bowling Like A Champ

Yesterday I went with my residents to go bowling and let me tell you, I bowled like a champ. And by that I mean I got last place. But don’t worry, I got last place on purpose! I just didn’t want to shame them with my talent. So if anything, I was doing an act of charity. What a saint I am!

We went to the Woodland bowling alley, which was like 10 minutes away from campus speeding driving. We had so much fun eating, bowling, and taking tons of pictures. I got my first, and only strike, of the night while talking on the phone! So clearly my talent is heightened while I’m distracted.

After I got back to campus, I immediately went back to my room to finish up my homework, which I’m taking a break from now. I need to finish it all before my Super Bowl party tomorrow! Wish me luck!

Some of my bowling partners!

Super Bowl Prediction

The Super Bowl is this Sunday and commentators and analysts have been giving their two cents on who they believe will win. While their predictions may be based on sports knowledge and facts, my prediction, however, is based on random things and which team’s colors I like best. That being said, here are my five reasons why I predict the Baltimore Ravens will win the Super Bowl this year:

1. Their colors are purple and black, which are much cooler than San Francisco’s red and gold!

2. Baltimore is on the East Coast and clearly, as established by Jay Z, the East Coast is clearly superior to the West Coast.

3. Baltimore is the only team I knew for certain was in the Super Bowl until I looked up who their opponent was a few minutes ago.

4. Red and gold are my high school’s colors as well…. *Shudders*

5.  San Francisco is where the show “That’s So Raven” took place which was like my favorite show and now it doesn’t air anymore so the city reminds me of sadness. :(

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Music Monday: Beyonce Part 2

As previously documented, Beyoncé is the reason why I wake up in the mornings. Also, since she is the Super Bowl Halftime performer, I thought it would be appropriate to make her the Music Monday selection for today. I’ve been listening to her music all week to prepare for the festivities on Sunday and let’s just say that she’s the only reason I’m watching the Super Bowl at all this year.

The video I decided to pick is for “Upgrade U,” which is one of my favorite songs/videos by her. Not only is she so beautiful in it, but it’s a catchy song! My favorite parts of the video are at the beginning with the baby aligator and toward the end when she imitates Jay Z. Now all I can do now is wonder what songs she’ll perform at the Super Bowl. HOPEFULLY it’s a new one!

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Music Monday: Inauguration

Today is the inauguration of President Obama and since I did all my homework already, I decided to spend today watching it. It was the first inauguration I’ve ever watched since at Obama’s last inauguration I was in school and was taking a history test. I remember specifically because my school played his speech on the intercom and I remember getting annoyed because I couldn’t concentrate on my exam! Needless to say I got an A anyway! :)

The highlight for me, obviously, was when Beyoncé sang the National Anthem. It was so perfect! If she sang this good in the blistering cold of Washington D.C., I can only imagine how well she’ll perform during the Super Bowl in New Orleans this year! I’m so glad I finally got to experience something so historic on television, especially after voting in my first election last year.

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Bieber Fever

This morning I decided to go for a run on campus with my friend Emily. As I was getting ready, I looked on my phone to the pleasant surprise that there’s new music on iTunes! Not only did the new Madonna album come out today, but the new Justin Bieber song came out! Needless to say that I had loads of material to listen to while I ran! I also loved the album and song! Who’d have thunk it!?

It was my first time running in ages and I don’t think I’ve been to the HRC all year! I was so out of shape! But hopefully pretty soon I’ll be able to run for an hour without stopping. It was definitely weird waking up early and running on campus because we were the only ones out and I don’t I’ve ever seen campus so empty and quiet!

Listening to Madonna made me think of the Super Bowl again so here’s a video I took of the light-up sign downtown!

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Super Bowl Mania!

I was able to go downtown to see all of the Super Bowl setups and stages and it was amazing! I saw so many NF stars, incuding Jason Taylor and Robert Kraft, who owns the Patriots! I also almost saw Kim Kardashian, the Mannings, and Adam Sandler, which will be another post in itself! And yes, you read that correctly, I almost met Kim!

I’m actually not that big of a football fan so I’m only watching because of Madonna performing at halftime. She’s supposed to be putting on “the performance of a lifetime” so hopefully she won’t disappoint! Instead of choosing a team, whenever someone asks who I want to win, I just say the Colts and pretend as though I’m serious! It’s fun to see all the weird faces I get!

After Madonna’s performance I’ll probably go to bed and wake up to see who won! I can never patiently wait and watch a game. And since the game this year is supposed to be 3 hours long, I’ll probably do homework during the game too!

To see if I’m right, I’m going to predict that the Giants will win 23-17 over the Patriots. I don’t really care who wins and I just randomly picked a score so it’ll be even greater if I’m right!

The Super Bowl sign downtown!

Celebrities Galore

Since the Super Bowl is in town there have been numerous celebrity sightings all around Indianapolis. Yesterday, many people were posting on Facebook how they saw Beyonce, Ryan Gosling, and random football players in the city. I’m getting jealous of everyone’s sightings and have decided to go celebrity hunting downtown tomorrow since I don’t have Friday classes! Maybe I’ll happen to stumble past Madonna practicing for her halftime performance!

After Jimmy Fallon’s show on campus on Sunday, he came back the next day to film scenes for a skit in one of the dorms! Fallon even tweeted a picture of some students in Schwitzer! OF COURSE I had class while he was here but it was fun to still know he was somewhere on campus.

Tonight I’m supposed to be going with my friend Jill to see Bob Costas‘ show about the Super Bowl. I’m really excited and hopefully some all-star celebrity football players make an appearance too!

One of my friends took this right before the Jimmy show!