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Auntie SparkNotes: How Do I Break Up with My Snapchat Fling?

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 20, 2017
Dear Auntie, I, a girl with guy problems, desperately need your help (a really rare occurrence, yes I know). I'll get right into it. I recently graduated high school, and for the past few months I've been talking to a guy who was in some of my... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: How Do I Break Up with My Snapchat Fling?

Snapchats from Hogwarts: Part 2

By ElodieSeptember 20, 2017
Imagine a world without Snapchat. How would we know what our friends look like in flower crowns? What would we send to people when we’re bored at work or school? When would we see fit to succumb to despair, if not immediately after watching the snap stories of people whose More  →
Snapchats from Hogwarts: Part 2

Every Jane Austen Novel, Summed Up in a Single Sentence

By ElodieSeptember 20, 2017
I have a very specific idea in my head of people who have read every Jane Austen novel. They actually floss, and they know when to use a semicolon, and they can mentally calculate the tip without using the calculator on their phones. In short, they are simply a higher calibe More  →
Every Jane Austen Novel, Summed Up in a Single Sentence

Auntie SparkNotes: My Dad Dated Too Soon After My Mom's Death

By kat_rosenfieldSeptember 19, 2017
Dear Auntie, A few years ago, my mom died. It was a really awful, difficult time for my entire family, but enough time has passed that I'm relatively okay now. However, that entire first year was really hard to get through, and something that added to... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: My Dad Dated Too Soon After My Mom's Death

QUIZ: How Would Shakespeare Describe Your Love Life?

By ElodieSeptember 19, 2017
If you’re sick of people asking you about your relationship status—if you’re sick of giving perfunctory answers like “I’m in a relationship” or “I’m so single it’s actually ridiculous”—if you’d rather say something shrewd and mysterious like “The web of our life is of a... More  →
QUIZ: How Would Shakespeare Describe Your Love Life?

9 Outfits in J.D. Salinger's Nine Stories, Ranked

By Rosa LysterSeptember 19, 2017
Some writers speak the language of clothes, and some do not. J.D. Salinger speaks it fluently. Clothes, in Salinger, are used to define character, to move the plot along, to add depth and weight to a scene.... More  →
9 Outfits in J.D. Salinger's <i>Nine Stories</i>, Ranked

Dating With Science: To Girls, "Hot" Can Mean Basically Anything

By Jon_SkindzierSeptember 19, 2017
Science Fact: Women can find entirely different facial features attractive, depending on the kind of relationship they're looking for. Furthermore, they have a much broader definition of "attractive" than men do. Explanation: Guys are pretty consistent when it comes to at More  →
Dating With Science: To Girls, "Hot" Can Mean Basically Anything

How Well Do You Know Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone?

By Chelsea DaggerSeptember 19, 2017
So far, Sparklers, you've aced every Harry Potter test we've Accio'd your way, and you're probably feeling prettttty good right about now. You might be sassin' professors right and left. You might even be strutting through the halls just like... More  →
How Well Do You Know <em>Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone</em>?