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Pump Up The Jam: What's On Your iPod?

Story posted February 20, 2009

News of a new Fitness, Health and Wellness Center is music to the ears of Bowdoin's diehard fitness fiends.

As they keep their eyes on the prize (the new Center is set to open in the fall), we asked what is filling their ears when they plug in to work out.

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Evening rendering of the northwest corner of the new Fitness, Health and Wellness Center. Read about the project.

Try to match each person below with one of his or her grind-it-out favorites (answers below), and visit Apple's iTunes music store (search iMix, then Bowdoin Magazine) to download the playlist.

1. Allen Wells, Roger Howell Jr. Professor of HistoryA. "Life During Wartime," The Talking Heads
2. Eric Morin, Asst. Dean of Student AffairsB. "I Predict a Riot," Kaiser Chiefs
3. Genevieve LeMoine, Curator, Arctic MuseumC. "Dr. Feelgood (Love is a Serious Business)," Aretha Franklin
4. Emanuel Lora, Asst. Director, Residential LifeD. "War Pigs," Gov't Mule
5. Terry Meagher, Head Coach, Men's Ice HockeyE. "Hold On," Chris Smither
6. Scott Hood, VP, Communications & Public AffairsF. "L.A. Woman," The Doors
7. Matt O'Donnell, Assoc. Editor, Bowdoin magazineG. "Dancin' With Myself," Billy Idol
8. Scott Sehon, Professor of PhilosophyH. "All These Things That I've Done," The Killers
9. Sara Smith, Admin. Asst., CommunicationsI. "Sabotage," Beastie Boys
10. Alison Bennie, Editor, Bowdoin magazine J. "Oye Mi Canto" (Radio Edition), Big Mato, Daddy Yankee, Gem Star, N.O.R.E. & Nina Skyy

Bonus Questions:

1. Which of these people also listed American Lives documentaries by Ken Burns?

2. Which person gave a whole separate list for lifting weights?

(Answers: 1. C; 2. D; 3. B; 4. H; 5. F; 6. A; 7. I; 8. E; 9. G.; 10, J; Bonus 1: #6; Bonus 2: #2)

Bonus Tracks:


Scott Hood
"Such a Night," Elvis Presley
"Disorder in the House," Warren Zevon

Genevieve LeMoine
"Bhindi Bahagee," Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros
"Watch Your Step Polka," k.d. lang and the Reclines

Emanuel Lora
"Put On" remix, Young Jeezy Feat with Jay-Z
"Go Hard," DJ Khaled with Kanye West
"Sympathy for the Devil," Rolling Stones

Eric Morin
When Running:
"Mississippi Queen," Government Mule
"Fat Bottomed Girls," Queen
"Break Ya Neck," Busta Rhymes
"These Days," Rhymefest
"Through the Fire and Flames," Dragonforce

When Lifting:
"Gutted," Jay-Z
"Live Your Life," T.I. & Rhianna
"Over & Under," Egypt Central
"I Canít Live My Life This Way," Dilated Peoples with Kanye West

Matt O'Donnell
"The Rocky Road to Dublin," The Chieftans and The Rolling Stones
"Down Under" (Classic Reggaeton Mix), Men at Work
"Wonderful Night" (Nightclub Remix), Fatboy Slim

Sara Smith
"Young Folks," Peter, Bjorn & John
"Beat It," Michael Jackson
"Rebel Yell," Billy Idol
"Boys of Summer," Eagles
"Caught Up," Usher
"The Chemicals Between Us," Bush
"Sweet Child OíMine," Guns N' Roses
"Lose Yourself," Eminem
"Eyes without a Face," Billy Idol
"One Republic," Apologize

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