Fling bands


This years Spring Fling organizers decided they could please all the people all the time, or at least theyd try.

Thats no mean feat, judging from the range of responses we got when we asked students before the organizers announced their picks who they thought should headline Spring Fling. Marilyn Manson to Boyz to Men seemed to us like a gap never to be bridged.

Imagine how impressed we were, then, with the pairing of alt-rockers Ben Folds Five and hip-hop artists the Roots. Brilliant. Solomonic. Its a pair of choices that should satisfy just about everyone on campus.

We know from our mini-survey it will certainly satisfy Asher Hawkins (C03). So look for him in the audience. He picked the Roots as his preferred headliner in our preannouncement survey.

square.gifAlexis Zimbalist, College 03
Dave Matthews. . . or Madonna. Shed be the best thing that ever happened to me. And maybe G-Love as one of the other bands, but not the headliner.

square.gifJames Kim, Wharton 01
Itd be really cool to bring Boyz 2 Men back [to Philly].

square.gifMichelle Henry, College 01
Tool. If not them, Marilyn Manson.

square.gifRyan Schmidt, College 03
Ive gotta say Foo Fighters.

square.gifEric Lupfer, College 02
I heard a rumor that Third Eye Blind was coming. . . theyd be cool.

square.gifAlexandra Cambouris, College 03
At the risk of sounding too generic, Id like to see Dave Matthews.

square.gifJill Belli, College 02
Chicago or Erykah Badu.

square.gifAsher Hawkins, College 03
The Roots.

square.gifJason Tung, Engineering 03
Anyone thats good. . . maybe DMX.

square.gifKate Sheehan, Nursing 00
Macy Gray or Rusted Root.

square.gifStephanie Lictor, College 02
I havent really given it much thought. . . I guess I wouldnt really care.

square.gifDavid Danish, Wharton 00
Santana. . . and Rob Thomas, of course! I think theyd please a lot of people.

square.gifJason Hsi, College 02
Boyz 2 Men.

square.gifBetsy Tumpak, College 01
Bruce Springsteen.

square.gifJack Galuchie, College 02
Limp Bizkit. . . or Phish.

Katie Alex

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Originally published on March 23, 2000